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Time Space Existence: In Search of Permanent Architecture

Venice Biennale Time Space Existence 2016

As part of the 15th International Architecture Exhibition of la Biennale di Venezia, the Collateral Event “Time Space Existence” at Palazzo Bembo, Palazzo Mora and Palazzo Rossini presents over 100 architects from all of the 6 continents. Four Finnish offices are participating in the exhibition. Helin & Co Architects, Kouvo & Partanen Architects and Michael Donalds are displayed in the Palazzo Bembo 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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Significant international recognition for the restoration of Viipuri Library: Close-Up Eric Adlercreutz

Viipurin Alvar Aalto -kirjasto 2014. Kuva: Alvar Aalto -museo / Maija Holma. Alvar Aalto Library in Vyborg. Photo: Alvar Aalto Museum / Maija Holma.

The World Monuments Fund has given significant recognition to the Finnish Committee for the Restoration of Viipuri Library and the Central City Alvar Aalto Library for the renovation of the library. In their statement explaining the basis for awarding the 2014 World Monuments/Knoll Modernism Prize, the parties involved in the restoration are praised for their long-term tenacious work in saving …

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Paimio Sanatorium receives a significant Getty grant for conservation

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Alvar Aalto’s Paimio Sanatorium (1933) is among the ten modern buildings selected to receive funding under the philantrophic grant initiative Keeping It Modern by The Getty Foundation in Los Angeles. According the Alvar Aalto Foundation press release, the architectural conservation grant of $180,000 will be used for a comprehensive conservation management plan – the first of this magnitude in Finland. In addition to …

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