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May 4: Viikki housing

A large part of Viikki is an eco-housing community comprising sustainably built/operated housing, which we took a stroll through.

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Swale pond. By the vignetting of these photos, I infer that this was during my post-camera-lens-mechanism-damage, pre-knowing-exactly-how-to-get-around-it phase.

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A varied material ensemble.

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"Ultramodern Flowerboxes" would be a good name for a synthpop band.

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Two ducks, do you see them?

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The long way out to the Barn.

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We were inextricably compelled toward the Dome.

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A big workshop building, maybe available for any resident to use, I forget the exact arrangement.

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Early spring garden beds.

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Buds budding, a welcome sight.

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Slats + a binocular peephole.

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Sitting lightly on the land.

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Tri-bridge across the stream, just like the one in Stockholm.

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Another bridge, this one designed by Juhani Pallasmaa.

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All kinds of arcs.

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Nice porchness.

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There are lots of pedestrian paths throughout the area, which is quite pleasant.

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PV party.