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May 4: Viikki Church

The class took a tour of the community of Viikki to the northeast, starting with the church.

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On the way there: the Rautatieasema tower covered by a picture of itself. Meta!

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We went through a quite formally laid out cemetery on the way from the bus stop to Viikki.

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The front plaza and bell tower of the church.

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A lone clerestory among shingly volumes.

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The screeny front doorway.

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The nave of the church, with a lovely finely trabeated structure.

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Detail right next to the windows.

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A clerestory.

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SSTTRRUUCCTTUURREE

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The organ looks a tiny bit like the Sibelius Monument.

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Seat accommodation holes.

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More structure.

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Wall view.

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Behind the organ.

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Inside the organ.

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The view out toward the preserved land to the south.

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Closeup on the wooden rainscreen cladding the church.

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Trellises + plants uninterested in them at the moment.

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All sorts of covers.