- 11 months ago
Playing tracks by
continent. This week (3/6): Sirén Architects. John Escolme visits an architectural practice that spans three generations of designers from the same family, and is still thriving. In Finland, Johan Sigfrid Sirén is known as the elder statesman of architecture, having been the chief architect of the Eduskuntatalo, the seat of the Finnish Parliament. John meets the youngest member of the Sirén clan, Jukka Sirén, on the island of Lauttasaari near Helsinki, known for its many architect inhabitants. A Monitor Production in Sound. To hear the programme again, go to monitorproductioninsound.eu/or to listen to the first two series of Encounter.