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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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Joe Ravetz on the future of cities at SYKE, Helsinki on 21 January 2015

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

Dr. Joe Ravetz (UK) will lecture about the future of cities and his new book Urban 3.0 at the Finnish Environment Institute SYKE (Mechelininkatu 34 A, Helsinki) on Wednesday 21 January 2015 at 9.15. Joe Ravetz is Co-Director of the Centre for Urban Resilience & Energy at The University of Manchester. His main books include City-Region 2020 and the forthcoming …

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Scenography of horror discussed at Omenapuutalo, Helsinki on Wed 10 Dec 2014

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Helsinki international Artist Programme (HIAP) invites to join a discussion on Scenography of Horror at Omenapuutalo, Helsinki on Wednesday 10th December 2014 at 18:00. Scenography of Horror is a collaborative project by Patrik Aarnivaara and Maija Rudovska who began their co-operation during a Nordic and Baltic collaboration residency at HIAP in December 2013. Aarnivaara and Rudovska will discuss themes such as spatial narration, …

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South of North: video of the Mouthful of Meetings event in Venice

South of North: Mouthful of Meetings at the Venice Biennale. Photo: Anna Autio.

South of North, Network of Nordic Architects working in developing enviroments, organised a Mouthful of Meetings discussion at the Venice Biennale in September 2014. The idea was to invite contemporary African and Nordic architects to a cross­cultural dialogue on socially engaged architecture. The participants included the founder of South­African Makeka Design Lab, Mokena Makeka, Zimbabwean architect Maxwell Mutanda (CA’ASI, Young Architects in Africa exhibition) and one …

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Re-Creation. The Resilience of Architecture – What Next?

Photo: Coen Ruys.

Museum of Finnish Architecture and Architecture Information Centre Finland invite you to join the open discussion Re-Creation. The Resilience of Architecture – What’s Next? at the Alvar Aalto Pavilion of Finland, Giardini di Castello, Venice on Wednesday, 29 October 2014 at 13:00–14:00. Re-Creation brings the art of making back to the forefront. It shows how, despite and within the robust tendencies towards abstraction …

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Meet the South of North designers

Econef Children's Center.

Parallel event of the Helsinki Design Week exhibition opening: South of North Designers on Site on Saturday 6 September 2014 at 15:00–17:00 at Teurastamo, Työpajankatu 2, Helsinki. Selected project presentations Gyaw Gyaw, Norway: Building on the Thai-Brumese Border Komitu Architects, Finland: Promoting Bamboo in Cambodia Lönnqvist Vanamo Architects, Sweden – Asante Architecture & Design, Sweden: Econef Children’s Center to Tanzania Rå Arkitektur, …

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