High architectural and technical quality, natural materials, ecological and economic sustainability, and respect for the environment – these features sum up the essential mission of the Finnish architecture practice Vapaavuori Architects. Covering a full spectrum of architectural design, from residential, commercial and public buildings to restoration and exhibition design, Vapaavuori Architects aims to deliver design excellence and uncompromising quality in every project. The company was established in 1994 after its founder, Pekka Vapaavuori, won an international architecture competition to design the new Art Museum of Estonia (KUMU).