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Solution 239-246Finland: The Welfare Game

Martti Kalliala, Jenna Sutela, Tuomas Toivonen - Solution 239-246
Eight and a half solutions for the Nordic country.
Welcome to Finland, a young land of rapid aging, where newly founded institutions are already outmoded and geographic impediments are a constant crippling agent. As part of Ingo Niermann's Solution Series, Solution Finland: The Welfare Game by architect Martti Kalliala with writer and curator Jenna Sutela and architect Tuomas Toivonen, addresses the Nordic country's numerous predicaments.
The three authors offer readers eight and a half solutions to their native country's quandaries, ranging from the absurd (the implementation of fiction-mongering emissaries to boost tourism) to the earnest, if far-reaching (the repurposing of the country to host nuclear waste). Solution Finland elucidates the northern country's modern history as a nation under construction, proposing that its identity remain a malleable myth, in which designing a more tenable future is the conduit for crucial adaptation.
Graphic design by Zak Group.
published in April 2012
English edition
11,2 x 17,8 cm (softcover)
116 pages (16 b/w ill.)
15.00 7.11
(special offer)
ISBN : 978-1-934105-69-6
EAN : 9781934105696
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