A wide shot of a ceramics studio, featuring students working with pottery wheels and other tools.

Thomas Kong's Work in Helsinki Effect

Thomas Kong's shortlisted entry for the Next Helsinki international architectural competition was published in the book, ​The Helsinki Effect: ​Public Alternatives to the Guggenheim Model of Culture-Driven Development​. In his essay, ​Back to the Starting Line, Finnish Architect and Professor Juhani Pallasmaa sounded out Thomas Kong's project​ as an example of a "decentralized or fragmented museum, which introduces new functional and spatial concepts for the art museum of the 21st century​.