Maritime Centre Vellamo

Impression of depth and the sea

Maritime Centre Vellamo in Kotka, Finland, is shaped like a large wave, and its facade sparkles like the rippling surface of water. This beautiful building houses the Maritime Museum of Finland and the Museum of Kymenlaakso.

The two layers of the external facade create an impression of depth and the sea. The inner layer structure is coated with multicoloured steel sheet cassettes. The structure of the outer layer consists of aluminium profiles and silkscreen printed glass.

Ruukki's delivery: 2008
  • Exterior facade lamellas: Groove 20
  • Profiled sheets
Tornatorintie 99, Kotka, Finland