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Understanding and Designing Place – Seminar on Architecture and Philosophy in Tampere on April 3

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April 3, 2017 at 11–18 Tampere University of Technology, School of Architecture Rakennustalo Building, lecture hall RO 107   Understanding and Designing Place Seminar on Architecture and Philosophy PROGRAMME 11:15–11:20 Welcome and Opening Olli-Paavo Koponen, Professor, TUT School of Architecture 11:20–11:40 Making the Place a Home: On Means and Goals of Architectural Design Pekka Passinmäki, University Lecturer, PhD, architect, TUT …

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The 2nd International City Regeneration Congress, Re-City 2017, in August – call for abstracts open

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Deadline for abstracts April 15, 2017 Re-City 2017, the 2nd International City Regeneration Congress, under the theme “(Im)Possible Cities” will be arranged in Tampere, Finland, on 24 – 25 August 2017. The Congress provides an interdisciplinary forum for researchers, students and practitioners in the fields of urban planning, architecture, traffic planning and logistics, ecology, urban history, informatics, health sciences, economics …

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The Finnish Architectural Review 4/2016: Flexible home

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The newest issue of the Finnish Architectural Review 4/2016 discusses diverse flexibility. Increasing the flexibility of living spaces is one of the current development objectives in housing. A flexible home adapts to various uses. In a blended family, the number of people using the home may vary on a daily basis and the need for space also changes during a …

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The Finnish Architectural Review 3/2016: Structure, material, sustainability

Tuomo Siitonen Architects: Studio Widnäs. Photo: Rauno Träskelin.

Football and sports stadiums are venues for large audiences and great emotions. This is right now visible in the media, as the European Football Championship matches are being played out in France. Stadiums are event venues, but, at the same time, they are often displays of structurally interesting and innovative architecture. The latest issue of the Finnish Architectural Review takes …

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The Finnish Architectural Review 2/2015: Public building

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The newest issue of the Finnish Architectural Review 2/2016 discusses public building. How to secure the services of a welfare society and, at the same time, find places to cut public expenditure – these issues have become permanent fixtures on the political agenda. The solutions also affect the built environment. One example of this is the placement of libraries and other …

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Atmospheres in Architectural Research and Education seminar in Tampere on 6 May, 2016

Atmospheres in Architectural Research and Education Conference

Tampere University of Technology, School of Architecture organises a topical one-day seminar titled Atmospheres in Architectural Research and Education on Friday, 6 May, 2016. Keynote speakers include a range of influential scholars in the field such as Juhani Pallasmaa and Klaske Havik. Online registration required by 2 May, 2016. Seminar programme 14.15–14.30 Panu Lehtovuori: Opening words Professor, TUT School of Architecture 14.30–15.00 …

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JKMM Architects chosen in the “IN practice” book of best European architecture firms

The four parters of the JKMM Architects. From the left: Samuli Miettinen, Asmo Jaaksi, Juha Mäki-Jyllilä and Teemu Kurkela. Photo by Akseli Valmunen.

The “IN practice” research project and high-profile international network has selected JKMM Architects from Finland to be included in their new book of best European architecture firms operating outside of the so-called “starchitect” elite. The book, which represents the state of committed architecture in Europe, will be published at Palazzo Windmann on the 26th May, 2016, in conjuction with the opening …

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Call for Papers: The 8th Annual Symposium of Architectural Research

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Tampere University of Technology, School of Architecture, calls for papers for the 8th Annual Symposium of Architectural Research which will be organised in Tampere between 27th and 29th October, 2016. The symposium provides international keynote lectures, high quality research papers and a relaxed arena of encounter and discussion. Participation without a presentation or a paper is also possible. Languages of the …

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Forum Wood Building Nordic 2016 Conference in June at the Aalto University

Image from the Annual Rings 1994-2014 exhibition at the Museum of Finnish Architecture in 2014. Photo: AV/Archinfo.

The forefront of architects, engineers, researchers and business leaders working on wood in architecture, construction, production and building will gather at the 5th Forum Wood Building Nordic conference which will be held at the Aalto University in Espoo between 15th and 17th June, 2016. The topics discussed at the 3-day conference range from emerging technologies and restoration to business cases and timber structures. Keynote speakers …

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