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Ilkka Salminen

Ilkka Salminen
Ilkka Salminen is one of the four partners of Verstas Architects, a Helsinki-based architecture practice founded in 2004. Numerous competition winning entries and succesfully accomplished major works have established Verstas as one of the leading offices in Finland. The name Verstas (Finnish for workshop) reflects the values essential to the firm. With close, interactive group work, Verstas generates tailor-made and unique design solutions that best serve the client, the user and the objectives of the project.
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Helsinki Public School students
"The Finnish education system has been ranked very high in international comparison (Programme for International Student Assessment, PISA). One of the reasons for Finland’s success is high quality school buildings." Kirkkojarvi School
Espoo, Finland
Hirvensalo School
Turku, Finland
A curving brick wall frames the entrance plaza by the street, while the sunny school yards open towards south and west.
Saunalahti School
Espoo, Finland
Strelka KB School
Moscow, Russia
Aalto University
Espoo, Finland