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Transformation in Helsinki: Shenzhen Biennale exhibition has come to an end

Photo by Juho Haavisto / MFA.

UABB Bi-City Biennale of Urbanism/Architecture, Shenzhen, 4.12.2015–4.3.2016.  The Finnish contribution to the 2015 Shenzhen Biennale of Urbanism/Architecture titled “WAY – Seaway, Railway, Bikeway” described the transformations that have taken place in Helsinki during the last 200 years. Finland now participated for the second time in the major Biennale held in Shenzhen, the major Chinese city immediately north of Hong Kong. …

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Bridge the Gap competition: design a bridge in Venice

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The Austrian initiative for built environment education for young people Bink invites to participate in a competition for designing an easily constructed, mobile, temporary and light bridge which will be built on location in Venice in 2016. The competition is a part of the International Symposium of architectural & built environment education for young people organised on 21–22 October, 2016, during the International Architecture Exhibition La Biennale …

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Nieto Sobajeno Arquitectos lecture at Aalto University on 27th April, 2016

Arvo Pärt Centre, Laulasmaa, Estonia. Nieto Sobejano Arquitectos, 2014–15. Project image by courtesy of the architects.

The winners of the prestigious Alvar Aalto Medal 2015, architects Fuensanta Nieto and Enrique Sobajeno from Nieto Sobajeno Arquitectos will give a public lecture titled Atlas at the Aalto University, Department of Architecture, on Wednesday, 27th April, 2016, at 18:00. Venue address: Aalto University, School of Art, Design and Architecture, Department of Architecture, Lecture Hall A1, Otakaari 1 x (the old department …

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Finnish Architectural Review 1/2016: Renovation

Finnish Architectural Review cover 1/2016

Building renovation has been on the increase and will continue to do so in the future. A successful renovation requires careful planning customised to the situation. The latest issue of the Finnish Architectural Review (Arkkitehti) discusses skilful renovations of significant buildings with very different starting points and methods, but in all cases the original architecture has been treated with respect. For …

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Kunlé Adeyemi in Architecture Speaks lecture series

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The Architecture Speaks lecture series will continue with a discussion with Kunlé Adeyemi on Thursday 3rd March at 18:00 at the Museum of Finnish Architecture and with Adeyemi’s lecture on Friday 4th March, 2016 at 10:00 at the Aalto University, Department of Architecture. The Architecture Speaks series is composed by Jenni Reuter, the newly appointed professor of architectural principles and …

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Rasmus Wærn in Architecture Speaks on Wednesday 27th January, 2016

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The intriguing Architecture Speaks lecture series composed by the newly appointed professor of architectural principles and theory Jenni Reuter at the Aalto University Department of Architecture will open with two lectures by Rasmus Wærn on Wednesday 27th January, 2016. The morning lecture at 10:00 at the Aalto Department of Architecture (Miestentie 3, Otaniemi, Espoo) questions: Is architecture necessary? And what …

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Rasmus Wærn and Hélène Binet open the Architecture Speaks lecture series

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The Department of Architecture at Aalto University School of Arts, Design and Architecture celebrates the newly apponted professor of architectural principles and theory Jenni Reuter with an inspiring  lecture series of 12 internationally recognized professionals of architecture. The Architecture Speaks series will span over 2016–2017 and open on Wednesday, 27th January, 2016, with two lectures by Rasmus Wærn. The next …

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