CURRICULUM VITAE

Sari Anneli NIEMINEN
architect, member of the Finnish Association of Architects (SAFA)

 

PROFESSIONAL ACTIVITY

2005– Arkkitehtitoimisto Sari Nieminen Ltd
own office
1997–2004 Arkkitehdit FLN Ltd. (Friman, Laaksonen, Nieminen)
1987–2004 Arkkitehtitoimisto Sari Nieminen
   
2010 Extension for Puistokoulu school and Päivärinne nursery, Jyväskylä, Finland
Client: City of Jyväskylä
2010 Design for the surroundings of Gustav Mauritz Armfelt's memorial in Halikko, Finland, together with sculptor Matti Peltokangas,
City of Salo
2010 Reference plans for Sakarinmäki school and nursery alteration demand report
City of Helsinki Education Department
2009 Puistokoulu school renovation project plan
City of Jyväskylä
2008 Project plan for Leinelä nursery
City of Vantaa
2008 Historic building survey of E. Vuorio's plots in Tikkurila, Vantaa,
Skanska Kodit Ltd
2007 Martinlaakso school,
historic building survey, City of Vantaa
2007 Private house Maja, Espoo,
extension plans
2007 Villa Ruokoparma, Sammatti
renovation plans
2007 Houseboat ”Nooa”
sketches
2006 Atelier Kaisu Aro
sketches
2006

Project plans for Leinelä nursery, groundwork3 for zoning, Vantaa
subconsultant for Arkkitehtitoimisto Ulpu Tiuri Ltd.

2006 Kalevala Koru / Lapponia Jewellery
office space

2005

Residential park Iso-Antti, Helsinki
City of Helsinki
Planning stage: Arkkitehdit FLN Ltd
Construction stage: Arkkitehtitoimisto Sari Nieminen Ltd
2005 General plan for Kruunuvuori former villa district
City of Helsinki Urban Planning Dept.
2005 Sakarinmäki-project, Sipoo
Elementary schools, nursery, parish and recreational room
Principal planning (FLN Ltd)
Competition stage: Friman, Laaksonen, Nieminen
2004 Kruununhaka Manege, Helsinki
Renovation and extension of the premises of the national defence courses
Senaatti Estates
Principal planning
2004 Pihlajamäki shopping center general plan, Helsinki
City of Helsinki Urban Planning Dept.
2004 Chapel of Velskola course center, Espoo
Drafts (FLN Oy)
Espoo Evangelic Lutheran Congregation
2002 Culture and Conference Center, Salo
Drafts (Friman, Laaksonen, Nieminen, FLN Ltd)
2002 Teachers' Institute, Siltavuorenpenger, Helsinki
Refurbishment of Physics department among others
Principal planning
(draft stage: Friman, Laaksonen, Nieminen)
University of Helsinki (FLN Oy)
2002 Piltti nursery, Helsinki
Project plans for alteration and extension (FLN Ltd.)
City of Helsinki Social Services
2000 Project plan for sports' hall extension a
City of Espoo (FLN Ltd)
1999 Ranta nursery, Helsinki
City of Helsinki Social Services
(ARK Finnish Architectural Review 4/2000)
1999

Tornipolku 15 & 17, Gammelbacka, Porvoo
renovation of staircases and balconies and enhancements to courtyard in apartment buildings
VVO

1998 Block no.17025, Pasila, Helsinki
Project plan, groundwork for zoning (FLN OY)
City of Helsinki Urban Planning Dept.
1998 Grave block 61, Honkanummi, Helsinki
Alteration plan
Helsinki Evangelic Lutheran Congregation
1996 Villa Peltokangas, Helsinki
Apartment and work space for a sculptor
(ARK 3/2003)
1995 Block 523, Töölö, Helsinki
Renovating the courtyard of a large block
1994 House Aalto, Helsinki
Extension
1991 Oukarin farm, Kankaanpää
Renovation of the main building, beach sauna
1991 Chapel and urn cemetery, Puotila, Helsinki
Drafts
Helsinki Evangelic Lutheran Congregation
(ARK 1/95)
1990 Kuuselantie 2 & 4, Fagerkulla, Karkkila
Semi-detached houses
(ARK 7–8/92)
1990 Töölönkatu 7, Helsinki
Renovation and alteration of an apartment
(ARK 4/97)
1989 Villa Toppelund, Espoo
Draft plans
1989 Villa Syvälahti, Tuusula
Alteration plans
1988

Urberga Mansion, Espoo
Renovating and extending the main building, drafts for a sauna on the shore

 

POSITIONS OF TRUST

10/2009– Member of the editorial council of the Finnish Architectural Review (ARK), published by the Finnish Association of Architects
2008 Member of the board of the Finnish Association of Architects
 

EXPERT POSITIONS

2009 Deputy member of the copyright council under the Ministry of Education, nominated by the Finnish Association of Architects
2008 External expert member of the planning team, Karisto service center (nursery, school, library) planning, Lahti
2007 Expert member chosen by the contestants in the limited idea competition of the Karisto service center
2004 Member nominated by the Finnish Association of Architects in the jury of Vuores open architectural competition
2000– Deputy member of Alfred Kordelin Fund's arts section, nominated by the Finnish Association of Architects
1994–1997 Expert member in cityscape council under the City Building Supervision dept., Helsinki
1998 Member of the jury nominated by the Finnish Association of Architects, open architectural competition ”Designing Farm Buildings”
1992 Member of the jury nominated by the Finnish Association of Architects, open competition for environmental art in Ruoholahti, Helsinki
 

EXHIBITION DESIGN

1992 Finnish Graphic Artists' exhibition, Helsinki City Art museum
1993 Promotion of the University of Art & Design
Scene furniture
 

TEACHING

1995–1998 Assistant
Public Building, Architecture Dept, Helsinki Univerisity of Technology
1992–1995 Part-time teacher
Public Building, Architecture Dept, Helsinki Univerisity of Technology
1991–1996 Part-time teacher
Interior and furniture design, University of Art & Design
1987–1990 Part-time teacher
Housing design, Architecture Dept, Helsinki Univerisity of Technology
 

PRIZES IN ARCHITECTURAL COMPETITIONS

2008 Espoo Hospital international competition
Purchase (Lepistö, Nieminen)
2008 New solutions for country living
Prize (4 equal prizes were given)
2005 Vuosaari cemetery
purchase
2005 Kotka Maritime Museum
2nd prize (Nieminen, Mäkinen)
2004 Varikonniemi Cultural Center, Hämeenlinna
Honorary mention (Friman, Laaksonen, Nieminen)
2003 Åland Maritime Museum, Mariehamn
Purchase
2002 Lohja Library
Honorary mention (Friman, Laaksonen, Nieminen)
2001

Merimatti school, Espoo
3rd prize(Friman, Laaksonen, Nieminen)

2001 Ratina district, Tampere
Honorary mention (Friman, Laaksonen, Nieminen)
2001 Hyvinkää Library Square
Honorary mention (Friman, Laaksonen, Nieminen)
2001 Kerava Library
Purchase (Friman, Laaksonen, Nieminen)
2001 Harviala small house area
Honorary mention (Friman, Laaksonen, Nieminen)
2000 Central Tikkurila
Purchase (Friman, Laaksonen, Nieminen)
2000 New Opera House in Oslo
Honorary mention (Friman, Laaksonen, Nieminen)
1999 Salo Culture & Congress Center
1st prize (Friman, Laaksonen,Nieminen)
1999 Finnish Parliament House extension
Split 3rd prize (Friman, Laaksonen, Nieminen)
1990 Naantali City Hall
Honorary mention
1990 Gunnarla area, Lohja
Purchase
1990 Puotilan urn cemetery and chapel
1st prize
1989 Kiuruvesi market square
Purchase
1988 Siilinjärvi spa
Purchase
1987 Äänekoski Kotakennää area
Purchase
1986 Warsaw Confrontations 86
2nd prize (teamwork)
1982 Espoo church parish center
3rd prize (Wartiainen, Nieminen)
 

Invitational competitions

2010 Kalasatama school and nursery
collaboraton with architect Jari Lepistö, competition underway
2009 Mårtensbro skola och daghem, Espoo
collaboration with architect Jari Lepistö
2008 Puistokoulu extension & Päivärinne nursery new building
1st prize
2003 Kalajoki sand dunes
(teamwork)
2003 Malminkartano chapel
(Friman, Laaksonen, Nieminen)
2002 Sakarinmäki-project, Sipoo
1st prize (Friman, Laaksonen, Nieminen)
2002 Turku Prison
(Friman, Laaksonen, Nieminen)
2002 Joensuu Forest Research Institute Metla
(Friman, Laaksonen, Nieminen)
2001 Sinivuokko neighbourhood house, Helsinki
1st prize (Friman, Laaksonen, Nieminen)
2000 Latokartano area, Viikki, Helsinki
(Friman, Laaksonen, Nieminen)
1999 Viikki playground, Helsinki
(Byman, Ruokonen, Nieminen)
 

EXHIBITION PARTICIPATION

2010 Biennale Architettura, Venice
Sakarinmäki school and nursery
1996 State Art Committee 40th anniversary, Museum of Finnish Architecture
together with artist Kaisu Koivisto
(ARK 1/98)
1992 Finland i'da, det unga Finland (Finland Today, the Young Finland), Konstakademiet, Stockholm
1992 Suomi Rakentaa 8 (Finland Builds 8), Helsinki - Tallinn - Jyväskylä
 

GRANTS & SCHOLARSHIPS

2006 Casa Humana -grant for developing boat homes
2003 Skandinaviska kulturföreningen i Rom (Scandinavian Culture Society in Rome)
Apartment scholarship
2001–2005 State Architecture Committee
5-year artist grant
1996 Central Art Committee's travel grant to Rome
1993 Greta & William Lehtinen Fund
1992 State Architecture Committee
1-year artist grant
1989 Väinö Vähäkallio Fund travel scholarschip
1979 Ministry of Education travel grant for particiapants of ICOMOS restoration seminar