The Finlandia Prize for Architecture 2020 was awarded to Helsinki Olympic Stadium refurbishment by K2S Architects and NRT Architects. The other finalists were K-Kampus head office building in Helsinki by JKMM Architects, Toritalo Housing in Kotka by architect Jani Prunnila, and Aalto University campus complex in Espoo by Verstas Architects.
The recipient of the 7th Finlandia Prize for Architecture, announced on the World Architecture Day, 5 October 2020, was selected by the internationally-famed singer, songwriter and actor Paula Vesala. The pre-selection jury consisted of Professor Tuomo Siitonen, Architect Simo Freese, Architect Teemu Hirvilammi and Professor Saija Hollmén. Secretary General of SAFA Paula Huotelin acted as jury secretary.
The purpose of the Finlandia Prize for Architecture is to promote the appreciation of high-quality architecture and to highlight the importance of architecture in generating cultural value and increasing well-being. The prize is given to a project completed within the last three years in Finland or abroad if designed by a Finnish architect.