New Fame for Suomenlinna Fortress in Helsinki, Finland

Two boys sit with their backs to the historic grave of Augustin Ehrensvärd, the young Swedish office and architect who had been chosen by the King Frederick I of Sweden to design and construct Suomenlinna Fortress

Two young boys standing in front of me at Helsinki Harbour fidgeted and poked furiously at their mobile phones. I couldn’t understand a word they were saying but their excitement was unmistakable. All up and down the line, kids and parents were waving phones around and gesturing excitedly. Suddenly, one child cried out and pointed … Read more