Paimio Sanatorium Foundation

Caring for cultural heritage

According to the rules of the foundation, the purpose of the Paimio Sanatorium Foundation will be to protect the sanatorium’s facilities and movable assets, as well as its architecturally and culturally significant intellectual and material property and the related values.

The memorandum of association of the Paimio Sanatorium Foundation was signed on 27 October 2020. The foundation was founded by the Hospital District of Southwest Finland, the State of Finland, the Alvar Aalto Foundation, the Municipality of Paimio and the City of Turku. The Minister of Science and Culture Annika Saarikko and the Minister of the Environment and Climate Change Krista Mikkonen signed the memorandum on behalf of the State.

The Foundation has received capital and funding from the State, as well as funding from the Alvar Aalto Foundation and the cities of Paimio and Turku.

The owner of the Paimio Sanatorium, the council of joint authority of the Hospital District of Southern Finland, will hand over the sanatorium’s facilities, including both buildings and movable assets, to the foundation.

Paimio Sanatorium LTD

Paimion parantola Oy (company for Paimio Sanatorium management) was founded in 2020. Its purpose is to secure and maintain the property and furniture of the Paimio sanatorium and to develop new purposes for the use for the building’s premises on an economically sustainable basis within the framework of the building’s protection regulations. All development of the operations will honor and respect the Alvar and Aino Aalto’s architecture and its cultural and historical value.