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Architecture and Empathy seminar will discuss mirror neurons with Vittorio Gallese

Rut Bryk, Venetian Palace, 1955. Photo: Pirjo Honkasalo / Tapio Wirkkala Rut Bryk Foundation.

Celebrating the  centenaries of the births of Tapio Wirkkala (1915–1985) and Rut Bryk (1916–1999), two influential figures in Finnish design, the Tapio Wirkkala Rut Bryk Foundation invites to participate in their third jubilee seminar titled “Empathy in Architecture – Emotion and Embodied Simulation in Design” on 21 April 2015 in Helsinki. In addition to Dr. Prof. Vittorio Gallese , the …

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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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Call for Abstracts and Registration: Housing and Welfare conference in Copenhagen

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The Center of Housing Research in Denmark and the Royal Academy of Fine Arts, Schools of Architecture in Copenhagen call for abstracts for the conference on Housing and Welfare – Boundaries|Encounters|Connections. The extended deadline for abstracts is on 23 March and for registration 30 March, 2015. The conference will take place between 7–9 May, 2015, in Copenhagen, and it focuses …

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Finnish Urban Studies Days 2015: City as a Stage

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The Society for Urban Studies (SKTS), the Society of Urban Planning (YSS) and the Society for Regional and Environmental Studies (AYS) invite to participate in the Finnish Urban Studies Days titled “City as a Stage” at the University of Tampere between 11–12 May, 2015. What happens at city stages, what about behind the scenes? How have urban life, events and …

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Erik Bryggman seminar: Italia la Bella on 13 Feb ’15 in Turku

Erik Bryggman. The Resurrection Chapel in Turku (1941). Source: Wikimedia Commons © Kotivalo CC-BY-SA-3.0

Bryggman Institute in Turku invites to participate in a seminar about Italian influences on Finland on Friday 13th February 2015. Seminar languages are Finnish, Swedish and English according to the speaker. Speakers include e.g. professor Luigi de Anna from University of Turku, and Dr. Silvia Micheli, postdoctoral Research Fellow from University of Queensland’s School of Architecture. The full programme of …

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Europe City seminar on schools as public spaces at MFA on Wednesday 4 Feb 2015

Verstas Architects: Saunalahti School, Espoo (2012). Photo: Andreas Meichsner.

The Museum of Finnish Architecture invites to participate in a forthcoming Europe City seminar that discusses schools as public urban space.  How can school buildings serve the public as a venue for community meetings and recreational activities? The seminar will take place at the Museum in Helsinki on Wednesday 4th February, 2015 at 14:00–16:00. The event language is English, admission is …

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Wood Winter Seminar at Aalto University 22 Jan ’15

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Aalto University’s Wood working group invites to participate in a Winter Seminar titled Building Material Futures on Thursday 22nd January 2015 in Auditorium A1, Otakaari 1 X, Otaniemi, Espoo. The seminar aims to explore how timber will play a part in a more human-centred, resource efficient future. The programme will include two keynote talks as well as presentations covering a variety topics relating …

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Alvar Aalto Researchers’ Network meet at Rovaniemi 16–18 Feb 2015

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The Alvar Aalto Researchers Network meets up between 16–18 February, 2015 in Rovaniemi, Finland. The event titled Aalto beyond Finland: Architecture and Design is second in the network’s history and will discuss up-to-date research on Aalto’s influence abroad and his international legacy. Keynote speakers include esteemed scholars such as Demetri Porphyrios, Rasmus Wærn and Peter Blundell Jones. The programme for the event has now been announced. Please consult the Alvar …

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Call for Papers: International Symposium on Architectural Education

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Bauhaus-Universität Weimar invites to participate in the 5th international symposium on architectural education and its fields of research. The symposium titled Architecture Builds Knowledge takes place between 13–14 November 2015 at the Bauhaus-Universität Weimar in Germany. The organisers welcome contributions from all disciplines from art teachers, psychologists, architects, everybody who mediates architecture, museum educators, scientists, PhD students, to political decision makers concerned …

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Jonathan Hale’s keynote lecture at ATuT ’14 Oulu published

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The organisers of the National Symposium of Architectural Research held in October 2014 in Oulu have announced that the keynote lecture by Dr. Jonathan Hale has now been published in the conference proceedings. Hale’s lecture was entitled “Materiality, Movement & Meaning: Architecture and the Embodied Mind”. Direct link to the article in the Proceedings: ojs.tsv.fi/index.php/atut/article/view/48277.  

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