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Finnish expertise in the Urban Living 2015 exhibition at DAZ in Berlin

Image from the proposal "Der Traum vom Einfamilienhaus in der Stadt" by Talli Ltd. & Architekturbüro R. Schnitzler, Helsinki. Image source: urbanliving.berlin.de/i/urbanliving/page/Talli_Ltd__Architekturbüro_R_Schnitzler.

URBAN LIVING Strategies for the Future has produced a book and an exhibition that highlight the outcomes of a recent international workshop on new, affordable living typologies, livable neighbourhoods and a resilient urban development for Berlin. The exhibition is on display at Deutsches Architektur Zentrum in Berlin until 4 July, 2015. Finnish architectural expertise is naturally included: the exhibition contains a …

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Project Baltia invites to participate in a landscape design competition in St. Petersburg

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Project Baltia, an online architecture magazine of architecture and design from Estonia, Finland, Latvia, Lithuania, and North-West Russia, has announced a competition to develop part of the bank of the River Okhta abutting the Novaya Okhta development in St.Petersburg. The competition is organised within the frame of AlterSPb project in the Youth Educational Center of State Hermitage Museum by Project …

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Finnish Architectural Review 3/2015: The small-scale city

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The newest issue of the Finnish Architectural Review discusses small scale especially within the framework of urban housing.  Professor Hannu Huttunen highlights an alternative to tall and big which have in recent years dominated the debate about the Finnish city. According to Huttunen, a vibrant city can grow also at a small scale. For example, in the metropolis of London, …

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Finnish Architectural Review 2/2015: Nieto & Sobejano, On criticism, Five houses

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The Finnish Architectural Review 2/2015 portrays Fuensanta Nieto and Enrique Sobejano, a Madrid-based architect couple. They were awarded the Alvar Aalto Medal in February, 2015, as an acknowledgement of significant architectural work. The architects are known for their exquisite museum designs. The Arvo Pärt Centre in Estonia is one of the designs currently at the planning stage. Important themes in …

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Multidisciplinary Re-City Conference in Tampere 3–4 September, 2015

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Tampere University of Technology and University of Tampere welcome you to Re-City 2015 Congress taking place in Tampere, Finland, on 3–4 September, 2015. The deadline for abstracts has now been extended to 15 May, 2015. Early Bird Registration expires on 30 April. The 1st International City Regeneration Congress provides an interdisciplinary forum for researchers and practitioners in the fields of urban …

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UIA-HYP Cup 2015 International Student Competition in Architectural Design

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The School of Architecture and the University of Tianjin and the Chinese press group, Urban Environmental Design (UED) have announced the fourth edition of the UIA-HYP Cup 2015, the annual international competition open to students enrolled in any accredited school of architecture in the world. The language of the competition is English. The competition topic is Transformation: Place, Tradition and …

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Tallinn Architecture Biennale: Invitation to a vision competition “Epicentre of Tallinn”

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Tallinn Architecture Biennale TAB is an international architecture festival which will be organised between 9 September and 18 October 2015 under the title “Self-Driven City”. As a part of the forthcoming festival, TAB has announced the vision competition “Epicentre of Tallinn” to find a design solution for intersections in the future, when only self-driving 
cars will drive on the city …

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Call for Papers: Urban Mobility – Architectures, Geographies and Social Space, Malmö University, Sweden

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The Association of Nordic Architectural Research together with the Department of Urban Studies at Malmö University invite to contribute in a multidisplinary international conference titled Urban Mobility – Architectures, Geographies and Social Space. The conference will take place in Malmö, Sweden on 5–6 November, 2015. The aim is to facilitate a cross- disciplinary discussion of urban mobility where different perceptions …

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