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Shared Cities – Northern Perspectives. Seminar at MFA


The Museum of Finnish Architecture invites to participate in a seminar discussing urban public space. The seminar will take place at the Museum (Kasarmikatu 24, 00130 Helsinki, Finland) on Thursday, 6 November 2014 at 13–17:30. Background Designing and revitalizing urban public spaces has been occurring in many European cities lately. However, the notion of public space itself has many forms and can be …

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ATuT 2014: Updated conference programme available


The 6th Annual Symposium of Architectural Research Symposium Atut2014 is approaching. The event is held in Oulu University, Faculty of Architecture between 23 and 25 October 2015. The conference theme in 2014 is Designing and Planning the Built Environment for Human Well-Being, and the organisers have now published the timetable at the symposium website at www.atut2014.fi/Preliminary%20program.html. The distinguished keynote speakers are: Professor Kristina Nilsson, Luleå University of …

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ICSA 2016 Call for Abstracts


The 3rd International Conference on Structures and Architecture ICSA has announced a Call for Abstracts and a Call for Mini-Symposia and Special Sessions. The conference will be held in Guimarães, Portugal, on 27–29 July, 2016. ICSA2016 is the world’s leading and largest global conference bridging the gap between Structures and Architecture. The contributions on creative and scientific aspects in the conception and construction of …

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Winy Maas at Wickberg Lectures 2014: Never Stop!

Dipoli. Reima ja Raili Pietilä, 1966.

“The Helsinki Guggenheim competition is insane!”, wailed Winy Maas when showing his calculations of jury duty with 1,715 entries and an exceptionally tight schedule. Maas, the director and founding partner of the epic MVRDV office, made his keynote speech at the 10th Nils Erik Wickberg Lectures at Dipoli, Espoo. Addressing a full house, he roused the audience with a direct question: how much value are we putting on new …

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Newtopias seminar in Espoo: Keynote by Winy Maas


Updated programme Quo Vadis Architectura? 10th Nils Erik Wickberg Lectures 2014 What is the role of Utopias in art, design, architecture, urbanism and landscape architecture today? Keynote: Winy Maas / MVRDV. Tuesday 23.9.2014 at 8:30-18:30, Dipoli Auditorio, Otaniemi, Espoo. Event announcement on Aalto University web site: architecture.aalto.fi/en/current/events/wickberg2014.      

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EARS on Helsinki: round table discussion on architecture in China 5 Sept 2014

Shanghai in sunset. Image source: flickr.com / djandydotcom.

Europe – Asia Roundtable Sessions bring creative industry professionals together in Helsinki on Friday 5 September 2014 at 15–16:30. The target is to discover business opportunities, share best practices and get inspired by others and their ideas. Distinguished panelists are Rossana Hu (Neri&Hu Design and Research Office), Teemu Kurkela (JKMM Architects), Pekka Salminen (PES Architects) and Mika Woll (Beiging BeiJiGuang Architectural …

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Quo Vadis Architectura? Winy Maas keynote lecturer at Nils Erik Wickberg lectures


Quo Vadis Architectura? Nils Erik Wickberg Lectures 2014 Newtopias – Parallel Dreaming in Architecture, Design and Art What is the role of Utopias in art, design, architecture, urbanism and landscape architecture today? The annual lecture event organised by Aalto University, School of Arts and Design, Department of Architecture announces esteemed Winy Maas as the keynote speaker in 2014. Maas is the founding …

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20th Anniversary Seminar of the YTK/IFHP Summer School

YTK IFHP summer school. Photo: Tuomas Ilmavirta

Towards New Urban Planning Paradigm Urbanity, Hybrids, New Technologies TIME: Saturday 23 August, 2014 10.30 am till late PLACE: Dubrovnik Lounge and Lobby Eerikinkatu 11, Helsinki city centre Highlights from the Programme Keynote lecture by Johannes Tovatt, Sweden Panel discussion on planning education at the time of its electronic reproductability, led by professor Roger Caves, San Diego State University Short lectures on …

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Creating the Future Together with Children and Youth

Pihla Meskanen, the director of Arkki, School of Architecture for Children and Youth opening the Creating the Future 2.0 –international conference on architecture education for children and youth, held in Helsinki 8-9th May 2014. Photo: Arkki.

Architectural education on a firm foundation! 2014 marks the 20th anniversary of the founding of Arkki, School of Architecture for Children and Youth which offers primary education in architecture with an advanced syllabus. The seminar Creating the Future 2.0, held as part of the anniversary programme, demonstrated that Arkki has been a model and inspiration for a large group of …

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