Jaakko Tähtinen

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Hakametsä ice rink and sports arena, Tampere, Finland

Jaakko Tähtinen (1904–1970) was a Finnish architect based in Tampere, a large city in southern Finland. He established the Tähtinen architectural practice and designed both residential and commercial buildings in Tampere[1] and also in other cities including Kuopio.[2]

His most notable work was the Hakametsä ice rink and sports arena in Tampere, built for the 1965 Ice Hockey World Championships.[3]

Major works[edit]

  • 1931 Pyynikintori 8[4]
  • 1934 Puistolinna (Hämeenpuisto 18) – Park Castle
  • 1938 Turvantalo (Hämeenkatu 25) – Security House
  • 1938 Suomen Yhdyspankintalo (Hämeenkatu 24)
  • 1938 The Metsäkansa Village Church, Valkeakoski[5]
  • 1941 SMK:n pääkonttori (Hämeenkatu 7) – SMK's headquarters[6]
  • 1954 Ahdinkadun-Omakadun talot Petsamossa
  • 1965 Hakametsän jäähalli – Hakametsä ice rink, Tampere[3]

References[edit]

  1. ^ Jari Niemelä (14 June 2008). "75 vuotta hienoa tamperelaista talohistoriaa". Tarinoita Tampereelta. Retrieved 2011-07-08. 
  2. ^ "Kuopion Sataman Alue" (PDF). 27 September 2007. Retrieved 2011-07-08. 
  3. ^ a b "Hakametsän jäähalli". Ilves.com. Retrieved 2011-07-08. 
  4. ^ Jarno Leppänen. "Pyynikintorin Rakennukset Rakennetaan". Koskesta Voimaa. Retrieved 2011-07-08. 
  5. ^ "Churches - Valkeakoski". www.valkeakoski.fi. 2010. Retrieved 2011-07-08. 
  6. ^ "SMK Building". deviantART. Retrieved 2011-07-08.