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  • Alvar Aalto Academy’s autumn lecture on Sigurd Lewerentz

    Alvar Aalto Academy’s autumn lecture on Sigurd Lewerentz

    Alvar Aalto Academy invites to hear a public lecture entitled Sigurd Lewerentz: Flesh in the Air on Thursday 27 November 2014 at 17:00 at the Sähkötalo auditorium in Helsinki. Claes Caldenby, professor emeritus at Chalmers University of Technology, discusses the prolific career and life of the Swedish pioneer of functionalism, Sigurd Lewerentz ... Read More »
  • New monograph on Lahdelma & Mahlamäki Architects

    New monograph on Lahdelma & Mahlamäki Architects

    Rakennustieto Publishing has issued a long-awaited book on the architectural works of the prize-winning Finnish partnership of Ilmari Lahdelma and Rainer Mahlamäki, principal partners of Lahdelma & Mahlamäki Architects.  The monograph is aptly timed with the first ever Finlandia Prize for Architecture, awarded to the History Museum of Polish Jews in Warsaw, where ... Read More »
  • Schelling Architectural Theory Award 2014 to Juhani Pallasmaa

    Schelling Architectural Theory Award 2014 to Juhani Pallasmaa

    The Schelling Architecture Foundation has awarded professor Juhani Pallasmaa (b. 1936 in Hämeenlinna, Finland) the Architectural Theory Award 2014. The jury awarded the prize to the Finnish architect, writer, publisher, lecturer and critic for his life’s contribution to architectural culture, and especially for his impassioned studies of the phenomenological approach. By viewing ... Read More »
  • South of North: video of the Mouthful of Meetings event in Venice

    South of North: video of the Mouthful of Meetings event in Venice

    South of North, Network of Nordic Architects working in developing enviroments, organised a Mouthful of Meetings discussion at the Venice Biennale in September 2014. The idea was to invite contemporary African and Nordic architects to a cross­cultural dialogue on socially engaged architecture. The participants included the founder of South­African Makeka Design Lab, Mokena Makeka, Zimbabwean architect ... Read More »
  • Unmediated Alvar Aalto at Vitra Design Museum

    Unmediated Alvar Aalto at Vitra Design Museum

    Vitra Design Museum, in collaboration with the Alvar Aalto Museum, hosts a major retrospective exhibition dedicated to the legendary Finnish architect Alvar Aalto until 1st March 2015. Arianna Callocchia from Italy writes about the Alvar Aalto – Second Nature exhibition and discusses its contents and objectives. Arianna Callocchia: Why did you decide to host ... Read More »