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Hook’18: Campus of the Future -event
at Aalto Festival 30.5.

30.5.2018 at 16–19.30 Lumituuli-auditorium Dipoli, Otakaari 24, Espoo Hook’18: Campus of the Future -event is held at the Aalto Festival. During the event, the keynote speakers will introduce ideas and new perspectives for sustainable urban change and new architecture in the development of the campus. Listeners will also get an opportunity to participate in the multidisciplinary conversation on the urban …

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Finnish Architectural Review 2/2018: praxis, UU AA 2

Finnish Architectural Review’s second issue 2018 asks: What does it mean to be an architect today? While the society and its discursive spaces are becoming fragmented, it is equally problematic to think of architecture as a unified culture. Different ways of practising architecture emerge, forming parallel architectures – even new praxis. The second issue takes a look at what architects …

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Two studios, two generations:
Conference on Finnish Architecture in Lisbon

Finnish Architecture is present in Portugal in April as a conference on Finnish architecture is taking place in Lisbon at Sinel de Cordes Palace on 11th of April at 7 pm.  The Lisbon Architecture Triennale’s mission is to research, foster and promote architectural thinking and practice. It holds a major forum every three years for the debate, discussion and dissemination …

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Finnish Architectural Review 1/2018:
publications and architecture

In this year’s first issue the new Editor-in-Chief Mika Savela launches a project to explore the future form of Arkkitehti, Finnish Architectural Review. During this temporary and experimental process, the UU AA project, the readers in Finland and abroad are invited to give direct feedback with the objective of renewing the publication to better address its existing and future audiences.  The …

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A Conversation: Juhani Pallasmaa and Peter Zumthor

17 Jan. 2018 at 18:00 Dipoli, Otakaari 24, Espoo The legendary encounter between the two Grand Old Men of architecture is organised by Aalto University’s Department of Architecture and the Museum of Finnish Architecture in the framework of the Architecture Speaks! lecture series. The event is open to all and free of charge. The venue is predicted to be full …

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Finnish Pavilion at the Biennale Architettura 2018 to Explore Libraries

 Finland’s representation at the 16th International Architecture Exhibition of La Biennale di Venezia responds to the theme ’Freespace’ by transforming the Alvar Aalto Pavilion of Finland into a temporary library space. The exhibition explores the development of Finnish library architecture and looks towards libraries of the future. It centres around the construction of the new Helsinki Central Library designed by …

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Finnish rooftop sauna open in the heart of London

As the celebration of Finland’s centenary of independence draws on its conclusion, a Finnish sauna has opened on the banks of the River Thames. The project is a result of Aalto University and Southbank Centre’s cooperation and will be open until December 30. The sauna is located on the Queen Elizabeth Hall roof terrace in Southbank. The project is a …

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Architecture Speaks lectures in 2017–2018

8.11. Vincent de Rijk 15.11. Christof Mayer / Raumlabor Berlin 29.11. Donatella Fioretti / Bruno Fioretti Marquez Architekten 17.1. keskustelu: Juhani Pallasmaa ja Peter Zumthor 7.2. Petra Gipp 21.3. Carlos Castanheira The lecture series curated by Aalto University’s Associate Professor of Architectural Principles and Theory Jenni Reuter continues this year. The lectures will take place both at Aalto University in …

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