The lecture course History of Finnish Architecture is an introductory package of the history of Finnish architecture. The course is organised by the Aalto University School of Arts, Design and Architecture in collaboration with the Museum of Finnish Architecture. The course leader is Netta Böök (architect M.Sc.) and the lectures will be held at the Museum of Finnish Architecture.
Lectures and excursions
Tuesday 5th April 4:15–6:00 p.m. Museum of Finnish Architecture.
Main characteristics of historical Finnish architecture. Vernacular building. Periods and monuments -1809.
Thursday 7th April 4:15–6:00 p.m. Museum of Finnish Architecture.
The Finnish wooden town. Finnish 19th century architecture. Helsinki from the 17th to 20th century
Friday 8th April 14:00–16:00 p.m. Meeting point Alexander Statue, Senate Square.
Walking tour in the historical centre of Helsinki. Meeting point Alexander Statue, Senate Square
Tuesday 12th April 4:15–6:00 p.m. Museum of Finnish Architecture.
Finnish architecture from around 1900 to the 1940´s. National Romanticism, the Classicism of the 1920´s, Finnish Functionalism
Thursday 14th April 4:15–6:00 p.m. Museum of Finnish Architecture.
Finnish architecture after World War II. The Golden Age of the 1950’s, the building boom of the 1960’s, and the later tendencies
Friday 15th April, 11:30 a.m. – 4:00 p.m. Meeting point House of Alvar Aalto.
Alvar Aalto excursion in Helsinki. Meeting point House of Alvar Aalto at Riihitie 20. Note: Entrance fees must be covered by the participant (max 20 € / person).
Lecture entrance fee 8/4/0 €. The excursions are free, except for entrance fees.
Lecture Course: History of Finnish Architecture
Tuesday 5th April – Friday 15th April
Museum of Finnish Architecture, Kasarmikatu 24, Helsinki