• Alvar Aalto goes virtual

    Alvar Aalto goes virtual

    Google and Alvar Aalto Foundation have launched the first results of their partnership and opened two groundbreaking resources to serve the global community interested in Alvar Aalto, the Grand Master of Finnish architecture. The collaboration derives on mutual interests: one of Google’s Data Center is located in Hamina, Finland in the former cellulose factory designed by Aalto ... Read More »
  • Finnish Architecture: How Should We Call It?

    Finnish Architecture: How Should We Call It?

    Marina Bermejo, a student of architecture from Spain, spent an academic year as an exchange student at the Oulu University, Faculty of Architecture recently. As a part of her studies, she explored the meaning of cultural significance as defined in the Madrid Document 2011 in terms of contemporary Finnish architecture. This article is an excerpt of her essay ... Read More »
  • Finnish Architecture Biennial Review 2014

    Finnish Architecture Biennial Review 2014

    This summer, the Museum of Finnish Architecture devotes its gallery spaces to the sixth biennial review of Finnish architecture. The exhibition showcases a principal selection of recent architectural projects all completed between July 2011 and June 2013. The jury was chaired by landscape architect Jenny B. Osuldsen representing Norway’s acclaimed Snøhetta practice. ... Read More »