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  • Call for Papers: Aalto beyond Finland

    Call for Papers: Aalto beyond Finland

    The 2nd Alvar Aalto Researchers Network Seminar Aalto beyond Finland. Architecture and Design Rovaniemi, Finland 16-18 February 2015 Call for Papers The 2nd Alvar Aalto Researchers Network Seminar, Aalto beyond Finland. Architecture and Design, aims to create a network of researchers interested in the work of the Finnish architect Alvar Aalto. ... Read More »
  • A conversation with Bjarke Ingels and ALA Architects

    A conversation with Bjarke Ingels and ALA Architects

    One of the most well-known works of young, contemporary Finnish architecture is the Kilden Performing Arts Centre in Kristiansand, Norway by ALA Architects. Recently, Kilden was nominated as the Jury Winner in the Theatres & Performing Arts Centers category in the Architizer A+ Awards 2014. By courtesy of the Finnish Architectural Review, ... Read More »
  • Archimedes’ principle: Arctia Headquarters by K2S Architects

    Archimedes’ principle: Arctia Headquarters by K2S Architects

    The buoyantly big floating office of Arctia Headquarters by K2S Architects has won well-deserved acclaim, most recently the Popular Choice prize in the Office Building Low Rise (1-4 Floors) category of Architizer A+ Awards 2014. By courtesy of the Finnish Architectural Review, we are happy to re-published architect Juha Ilonen’s perceptive essay about ... Read More »
  • Alvar Aalto by Maija Holma in present-day Tehran

    Alvar Aalto by Maija Holma in present-day Tehran

    The photographic exhibition Alvar Aalto – A Gentler Structure for Life by photographer Maija Holma was the first exhibition of Finnish architecture ever to be held in Iran. Maija Holma talks about the contents of the exhibition, which was favourably received by the Tehran public, as well as her experiences in the encounter ... Read More »
  • Significant donation from Nordea to Museum of Finnish Architecture

    Significant donation from Nordea to Museum of Finnish Architecture

    Nordea Bank Finland Plc has made a significant donation to the Museum of Finnish Architecture. The contribution of hundreds of historically valuable drawings include, to name a few, the originals for the Jugendsali interior signed by Lars Sonck himself in 1903; Selim A. Lindqvist’s exquisite originals for the Aleksi 13 department store ... Read More »
  • Architecture education professionals convene in Helsinki 8.-9.5.2014

    Architecture education professionals convene in Helsinki 8.-9.5.2014

    Creating the Future 2.0 – an international conference on architecture education at the Alexander Theatre in the heart of Helsinki! The conference provides an international platform for professionals to discuss the present and the future of architecture education – an opportunity to share and exchange ideas through presentations, interactive sessions, ... Read More »
  • I ♥ Finland: Sarah Wigglesworth

    I ♥ Finland: Sarah Wigglesworth

    It’s August 2012 and I’m in Helsinki, a capital city on the edge of Europe. The 12th Alvar Aalto Symposium is opening tonight, marked by a gathering at his studio / house complex, now a museum. I’m nervous. Who holds a conference in August? Everyone is on holiday! Yet there ... Read More »