Tapiola (Hagalund), Finland, Europe
 
 
Year1952latitude: 60° 28'
longitude: 25° 16'
Period1960s
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Inhabitants16,000 (1976)
Target population175,000
Town website
Town related linkshttp://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Tapiola
http://www.hut.fi/u/iisakkil/tapiola/
Literature- Paola Vigano, 'L'espace de Tapiola', Urbanisme nr.316, janvier/février 2001, pp30-35

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Tapiola (Swedish name Hagalund) is one of the major urban centres within the city of Espoo on the south coast of Finland. Tapiola was largely constructed in the 1960's and was designed as a garden city. It is the location for Espoo's cultural centre.

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