• Finland's 'Mind-Building' exhibition at the Aalto Pavilion of La Biennale Architettura 2018 is organised by Archinfo Finland. More about the Venice Biennale and our other operations may be found at archinfo.fi/en. photo: Ugo Carmeni

    New web site in English under construction

    We are currently translating the contents of our main site archinfo.fi into English and will not be actively updating this site anymore. The new English site may be found at archinfo.fi/en. News and updates on the Biennale Architettura 2018 may be found here. For more Finnish architecture, lease visit the …

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Finnish rooftop sauna open in the heart of London

photo: Valentina Casalini

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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Award-winning restoration of Eliel Saarinen’s church in Estonia revives the tradition of architectural cooperation between the sister nations

St. Paul's Church. photo: Jari Jetsonen

During its hundred years of existence, St. Paul’s Church in Tartu has experienced a lot, from almost falling into ruins after wartime bombings to being used as a Soviet sports museum. Now the church has been repaired to match its original glory. The extensive restoration and renovation project continues the tradition of early 20th century Finnish architects working actively on …

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Walls Talk? seminar discusses architecture media – keynote from ArchDaily’s James Taylor-Foster

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WALLS TALK? Seminar on architecture communication and media October 12 at 16:30–19:30 Rakennustieto, Malminkatu 16 A, 8th floor Architecture and urban planning play a significant role in people’s everyday lives, but is it visible in the media? Welcome to meet media experts and discuss the future of architecture communication! The seminar focuses on the media around architecture, different ways of …

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The Finnish Association of Women Architects Architecta celebrates its 75 year jubilee

Architecta's excursion to Denmark in 1951. photo: Salme Setälä / Architecta’s archives, The National Archives

Finland has been a forerunner of gender equality in architecture education: the first woman graduated as architect in Helsinki already in the 19th century. Pirkko-Liisa Schulman, Chair of Architecta, talks about the birth of the association and its activities since 1942. The article has been published in the Finnish Architectural Review 2/2017. In celebration of its 75 year jubilee Architecta …

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