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View of the lobby of the Väre building. The space narrows as it moves forward and this creates the illusion that the walls are sloping. The walls have glass windows and wood paneling. The atmosphere is warm.
Aalto University's Väre building (Verstas Architects, 2018), Espoo, Finland. photo: Andreas Meichsner / Verstas Architects

Open positions at Aalto University School of Arts, Design and Architecture

Lecturer in History of Architecture and Architectural Conservation

The application period closes on Tuesday 25 August.
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The history of architecture and architectural conservation are important fields in the teaching, research and doctoral education of the Department of Architecture. History of architecture and architectural conservation imparts essential knowledge for a holistic understanding of built heritage. The field also pursues conserving building stock and plays an important role in public discussions and societal interaction on historic preservation and cultural heritage.

Professor in Wood Architecture

The application period closes on Wednesday 12 August.
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Wood architecture is an important teaching and research subject at the Department of Architecture, integrating high-quality building design and innovative technical solutions with a growing emphasis on sustainability (e.g. carbon neutrality and circular economy). The department has a long history in teaching and research of wood architecture, for instance through a special Wood Program. The faculty and the students have received several international awards for their accomplishments The open position in Professor in Wood Architecture is aiming at continuing and strengthening the teaching and research of wood architecture, particularly as wood as building material provides potential solutions for climate change mitigation.