Tuomo Suomalainen

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Altar of the Espoonlahti Church

Tuomo Oskari Suomalainen (born November 29, 1931 in Hogland, Finland[1] died November 1, 1988) was a Finnish architect. He worked very closely with his brother Timo Suomalainen who also was an architect. Most of the works they designed jointly.

Their most well known work is Temppeliaukio Church in Helsinki, which has become one of the most visited sites in Finland.[2] Tuomo Suomalainen's last work was the chapel at Kellonummi cemetery in Espoo, this too, together with his brother. The chapel was inaugurated in 1993.[3]

Some buildings (with Timo Suomalaisen)[edit]


  1. ^ "945 (Kuka kukin on (Aikalaiskirja) : Who's who in Finland / 1978)". runeberg.org. Retrieved 2015-09-20. 
  2. ^ Nevasalmi, Kaisu (22 May 2014). "Uusia huippunähtävyyksiä syntyy Suomeen vain harvoin" (in Finnish). YLE Uutiset, kotimaa. Retrieved 2015-09-20. 
  3. ^ "Kellonummen kappeli - Espoon seurakunnat". www.espoonseurakunnat.fi. Retrieved 2015-09-20. 

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