Finnish Architectural Review 6/2015: global village


The latest issue of the Finnish Architectural Review travels through less-known areas of architecture, from Vietnam to Taiwan and via India to Tanzania. Also more familiar countries, Japan, Switzerland and Austria, are visited. All the buildings featured in the issue are designed by Finnish architects but are located in different countries. The architect trio Hollmén Reuter Sandman designed a women’s …

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Finnish Architectural Review 5/2015: Urban infill and Ring Rail Line

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The latest issue of the Finnish Architectural Review discusses the topical phenomena of urban planning: infill development and the growing importance of rail traffic. Last summer a new railway connection was inaugurated in the Helsinki metropolitan area. The Ring Rail Line connects the city centre with the Helsinki-Vantaa airport and opened new possibilities in the urban development of the area. The issue …

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Finnish Architectural Review 4/2015: Schools & Guggenheim


The newest issue of the Finnish Architectural Review addresses two topical themes: the Guggenheim Helsinki architectural competition, which gained a lot of media coverage during the summer, and the current domestic boom in school building, of which two impressive cases are presented. Guggenheim Helsinki is a unique urban design and museum project due to its enormous media visibility. The issue launches an extensive presentation …

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Postdoctoral Researcher: Design of Structures

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The Department of Architecture at the School of Arts, Design and Architecture of Aalto University invites applications for POSTDOCTORAL RESEARCHER in the field of Design of Structures.  The position is connected to the newly established professorship of Design of Structures, a joined appointment between the Department of Architecture and the Department of Civil and Structural Engineering. The professorship explores integrative design methods and …

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Panel Dicussion: Nordic Perspectives on Art in Public Space

Archtober is New York City’s Architecture and Design Month, the fifth annual month-long festival of architecture activities, programs and exhibitions taking place during the month of October.

Nordic Perspectives on Art in Public Space: Nuances & Impact The Consulate Generals of Denmark, Sweden, Norway and Finland in co-operation with No Longer Empty welcome you to join the discussion about Nordic Perspectives on Art in Public Space. The event will take place on October 2, at the Center for Architecture Seaport, in New York. The program is part of the month-long Archtober, the city-wide festival of architecture and design. …

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Exhibition about the work of Nordic architecture collective in Mexico

SoN Exhibition in Finland. Photo by Anna Autio

An exhibition about the work of Nordic architecture collective South of North in Guadalaraja, Mexico on September 29 – October 15 2015 South of North is a collective of twelve young Nordic architecture practices working in the non-profit sector in developing regions. The South of North traveling exhibition was presented for the first time in Helsinki as part of the …

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Doctoral Candidate: Urban Planning and Design


Aalto University School of Arts, Design and Architecture invites applications for DOCTORAL CANDIDATE, Urban Planning and Design. The position begins in November 2015 or as agreed. The assignment is maximum of four years. The position is available at the Department of Architecture. Urban Planning and Design research group has been studying e.g. the distribution of work in public and semi-public spaces of …

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