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Finnish Architectural Review 1/2018:
publications and architecture

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In this year’s first issue the new Editor-in-Chief Mika Savela launches a project to explore the future form of Arkkitehti, Finnish Architectural Review. During this temporary and experimental process, the UU AA project, the readers in Finland and abroad are invited to give direct feedback with the objective of renewing the publication to better address its existing and future audiences.  The …

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Architecture Speaks lectures in 2017–2018

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8.11. Vincent de Rijk 15.11. Christof Mayer / Raumlabor Berlin 29.11. Donatella Fioretti / Bruno Fioretti Marquez Architekten 17.1. keskustelu: Juhani Pallasmaa ja Peter Zumthor 7.2. Petra Gipp 21.3. Carlos Castanheira The lecture series curated by Aalto University’s Associate Professor of Architectural Principles and Theory Jenni Reuter continues this year. The lectures will take place both at Aalto University in …

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Professor positions open at Aalto University

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Aalto University School of Arts, Design and Architecture invites applications for the following Professor positions: Tenure Track or Tenured Professor in Urban Design Practices The position is to be filled at Assistant or Associate Professor level of the Aalto University tenure track system. The focus of the professorship is on creating new knowledge and developing tools and methods for the …

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13th Quo Vadis Architectura? Nils Erik Wickberg Lectures 2017

Mixing the Private and the Public in the City

Mixing the Private and the Public in the City Aalto University, Otakaari 1, Espoo 1st floor, lecture hall C 6 October, 2017 at 13.15–19.00 The boundaries of Public and Private have constantly changed during history and they are still changing. In the Roman patrician dwellings business and official matters reached a long way into the interiors and in medieval houses …

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Symposium: Positions – New Approaches towards Sustainable Design

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Aalto University, Department of Architecture Monday 11 Sept. 2017 Room A1, Otakaari 1X The symposium is held in English: The symposium aims to provide incentives for new and creative ways of thinking about sustainability in architectural design. To stimulate such new ways of thinking, the invited speakers will present concepts that go beyond conventional approaches and emphasize the potential of …

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Position at Aalto University: Postdoctoral Researcher in Landscape Architecture, deadline Aug. 22

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Aalto University School of Arts, Design and Architecture invites applications for POSTDOCTORAL RESEARCHER in Landscape Architecture or related fields For a 2-year period starting in October 2017 or as agreed. The position is connected to a newly-established professorship of Landscape Architecture. The postdoctoral researcher’s main duties include research, collaborating with the professor and other research staff of the department, participating …

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The Finnish Architectural Review 2/2017: school buildings and women in architecture

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The latest issue of Arkkitehti – Finnish Architectural Review talks about school architecture and sheds light on Finland’s long history of women practicing architecture. Schools are constantly evolving. The positive trend of the new school architecture being of high quality and vibrant has been generally overshadowed in the media by the moisture and indoor air quality problems in older school …

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Workshop for discussing the future of Alvar Aalto’s masterpiece, Säynätsalo Town Hall, 7–8 June 2017

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SÄYNÄTSALO TOWN HALL WORKSHOP – MODERN MASTERPIECE IN CONTEMPORARY SOCIETY 7–8 JUNE 2017, Säynätsalo, Finland Alvar Aalto Academy invites researchers and practitioners involved in the process of preservation, conservation, renovation or transformation of buildings, sites and neighborhoods, to participate in the Säynätsalo Town Hall Workshop – Modern Masterpiece in Contemporary Society. The event is arranged by the Alvar Aalto Academy …

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The Finnish Architectural Review 1/2017: Modernism, time, patina

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The latest issue of Arkkitehti – the Finnish Architectural Review discusses the principles and practices of the renovation of modernism. The vast majority of Finland’s building stock is modernist architecture built since the country became independent in 1917. These buildings will in the coming years increasingly be restored, repaired, altered, expanded and even demolished. Arkkitehti begins the centenary anniversary of …

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