Helsinki Central Railway Station - Table of Contents ...................... Kleinhans Music Hall - Table of Contents
Saarinen was inspired by the Vienna Secession movement, and designed the station using a blend of elements of the Arts & Crafts movement with themes from traditional Finnish rural architecture to produce a decidedly romantic and nationalistic style.
200,000 passengers per day in 2017
tower and the two pairs of statues holding the spherical lamps, lit at
night-time, on either side of the main entrance.
granite cladding with reinforced concrete interior vaults
Copper stylized bellflowers(?)
Two details below:
Detail #1 - Art Deco style letters and geometric window design ... The bottom copper molding is detailed below:
Two details of the left bay below:
Detail #1 - Pink Finish granite
Detail #2 - Partially oxidized copper spandrel panels
Side entrance features four termini holding spherical lamps which are lit up at night
Figures were designed by Emil Wikstrom.
Clock and Tower
Art Deco style vertical geometric lines