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Publication date: 1 September 1975

SVEN HIRN, ELIN TÖRNUDD, SAMULI NUOTIO, ESKO HÄKLI, EEVA‐MAIJA TAMMEKANN and KEIJO PERÄLÄ

FINNISH ARCHITECTURE has won fame and honour. This applies to the best of it, of course, the achievements suitable for export and as a trade mark. Our world image tells…

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FINNISH ARCHITECTURE has won fame and honour. This applies to the best of it, of course, the achievements suitable for export and as a trade mark. Our world image tells nothing of our middling, ordinary buildings. Finland probably has just as many deficiently planned and poorly implemented monstrosities as most other countries. But it is probably characteristic that the end product is technically quite polished. The building regulations are exceptionally precise, partly because of our harsh climate, partly because of the bureaucratic tradition of our administrative machinery.

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New Library World, vol. 76 no. 9
Type: Research Article
ISSN: 0307-4803

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Publication date: 1 October 1969

WHEN THE LIBRARY WORLD asked me for a letter from Finland, I was very glad, for I like writing letters. To me it is a pleasure to write letters. Of course it is equally…

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WHEN THE LIBRARY WORLD asked me for a letter from Finland, I was very glad, for I like writing letters. To me it is a pleasure to write letters. Of course it is equally pleasant to receive letters, and I hope that we can soon receive a letter from Great Britain as a reply for our journal Kirjastolehti.

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New Library World, vol. 71 no. 5
Type: Research Article
ISSN: 0307-4803

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