Gentrification at Ark Rex

Ark Rex was a two-day architecture documentary and film event at Bio Rex. I never knew there were events like this where architecture and film collide. The curator told the audience that they are fairly scarce. I was glad I had a work-related reason to go. Sadly, I was unable to attend Friday screenings dueContinue reading “Gentrification at Ark Rex”

Kumpula Botanical Garden

The Kumpula Botanical Garden is one of Helsinki’s best kept secrets. The premises seem smaller from the outside than they actually are. Once inside, you will find that its collections include domestic species and exotic plants from around the world. There is a nice little café on the grounds. A manor house has stood onContinue reading “Kumpula Botanical Garden”