ALA Architects is a Helsinki based architectural office founded in 2005. The office specializes in demanding public and cultural buildings, station design, and unique renovation projects. ALA is run by three partners: Juho Grönholm, Antti Nousjoki and Samuli Woolston, and in addition to them employs a team of 51 architects, interior designers, students and staff members. ALA is best known for their Kilden Performing Arts Centre in Kristiansand, Norway, completed in 2011. Their ongoing projects include the expansion of Helsinki Airport, three metro stations in Espoo, Finland and a hotel in Tampere, Finland.