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The new life of a modern masterpiece – what next for Säynätsalo Town Hall?

Participants of the Säynätsalo workshop. photo: Mirkka Vidgrén / Alvar Aalto Foundation

”To have a life, this building has to work for the community, not be a museum”, concluded architect David Fixler at the closing discussion of the Säynätsalo Town Hall workshop. The highly esteemed architect specialising in heritage conservation and adaptive re-use was invited to give a lecture and comment on the workshop focusing on the future and possibilities of Alvar …

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The 2nd International City Regeneration Congress, Re-City 2017, in August – abstract deadline 30.4.

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Deadline for abstracts April 30, 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 and business, …

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

The 7th Architecture Research Symposium at Oulu University, Faculty of Architecture in 2015.

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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Aalto loved Italy and Italians love Aalto

Alvar Aalto's sketch for the Riola church and parish centre. Bologna, Riola di Vergato, Piazza Alvar Aalto. 1966–69, 1975–80, 1984–85. © Alvar Aalto Museum.

Once again Italy pays tribute to the famous Finnish architect and designer, Alvar Aalto. In 1964, the Milan Polytechnic awarded him an Honorary Degree in occasion of its centenary. This year, it organized an international seminar entitled “Alvar Aalto e l’Italia”, Alvar Aalto and Italy. The 2-day conference was held on 13–14 January, 2016 in the Rogers lecture hall of …

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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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Architecture Day Seminar: A Home for All

Transformation de la Tour Bois le Brêtre (2011) – Paris 17 – Druot, Lacaton & Vassal – Kuva: Philippe Ruault

Alvar Aalto´s birthday is annually honored with the traditional Architecture Day´s Seminar. This year´s seminar is entitled “A Home for All” and will focus on current challanges and recent perspectives on housing. The seminar will take place on Tuesday Feb 3, 2016, 3 pm – 7 pm in the Astoria Hall, Iso Roobertinkatu 14, Helsinki, Finland. The seminar´s main language …

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