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Hollmén Reuter Sandman Architects: Slowness Dignified. Public lecture on 11 May, 2016

KWIECO Shelter House, Moshi, Tanzania. Hollmén Reuter Sandman Architects / Ukumbi NGO, 2015. Photo: Juha Ilonen.

With reference to Hollmén Reuter Sandman Architects’ forthcoming presentation at the Venice Architecture Biennale 2016 main exhibition, architect Saija Hollmén will give a public lecture at the Museum of Finnish Architecture on Wednesday 11 May, 2016, at 18:00. The lecture titled Slowness Dignified will discuss the firm’s architectural ideas, working methods and projects. Ms. Saija Hollmén will lecture in English; Museum admission fee 8/4/0 €.

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Maximal | Minimal: Alvar Aalto Design Seminar 27–28 August, 2016

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The 8th International Alvar Aalto Design Seminar titled Maximal | Minimal will discuss an array of topics from arts & crafts to the lighting of cities and ecologically sustainable manufacturing. The seminar will be chaired by esteemed interior architect, Professor Simo Heikkilä and it will take place on 27–28, August, 2016, in Jyväskylä, Finland. For further information about the event, the programme and tickets, please visit: www.alvaraaltodesignseminar.fi.

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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

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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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History of Finnish Architecture – Lecture Course on 5th–15th April

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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 …

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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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Aalto University invites applications for Professor Position in STRUCTURES AND ARCHITECTURE and LANDSCAPE ARCHITECTURE

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Aalto University School of Arts, Design and Architecture invites applications for Professor position in STRUCTURES AND ARCHITECTURE and LANDSCAPE ARCHITECTURE. TENURE TRACK OR TENURED POSITION IN STRUCTURES AND ARCHITECTURE The position is shared between two departments of Aalto University: the teaching will mainly take place at the Department of Civil and Structural Engineering in School of Engineering, whereas the research …

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