Tag Archives: education

Our new NAVI architecture database is now open

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The Architecture Information Centre Finland has launched a brand new online service which assists you in navigating top projects of Finnish architecture. The map-based Finnish Architecture Navigator, NAVI in short, provides basic data about both the architects and the buildings’ historical details, topped with photographs and architectural drawings. You can share the projects on Facebook and Twitter and bookmark your …

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Venice Biennale Main Exhibition: Hollmén Reuter Sandman Architects. Slowness Dignified.

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Slowness dignified: The work of Hollmén Reuter Sandman Architects. As the only Finnish participant, Hollmén Reuter Sandman Architects were invited to take part in the main exhibition of the Venice Biennale. Architects Saija Hollmén, Jenni Reuter and Helena Sandman are known for their work in humanitarian architecture in, for instance, Senegal, Tanzania and India, and have received extensive international recognition for their work. …

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Rasmus Wærn and Hélène Binet open the Architecture Speaks lecture series

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The Department of Architecture at Aalto University School of Arts, Design and Architecture celebrates the newly apponted professor of architectural principles and theory Jenni Reuter with an inspiring  lecture series of 12 internationally recognized professionals of architecture. The Architecture Speaks series will span over 2016–2017 and open on Wednesday, 27th January, 2016, with two lectures by Rasmus Wærn. The next …

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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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My Kuopio workshop at ANTI festival 24–25 September 2014

ANTI festival 2014. Lenine Bourke, Walking Neighbourhood.
Photo: Lenine Bourke

The ANTI Contemporary Art Festival celebrates its 13th festival autumn in Kuopio, Finland. This year, the focus is on children and teenagers, both as an artistic theme and as active participants in the production. The international art festival presenting live, sonic, visual and text-based art is recognised for site-specific works made for public space. The abundant festival programme in 2014 has been topped with the viewpoint of …

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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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Let’s Build a School! Focus Jorge Raedó

Let's Build a School opera project by Jorge Raedó

The Alvar Aalto Museum’s spring exhibition in April 2014 displayed the results of a unique collaborative project: an architectural opera Let’s Build the School! produced by the pupils of Onerva Mäki School for hearing and visually impaired children in Jyväskylä. Annukka Pakarinen from Alvar Aalto Museum interviewed the opera’s Spanish director, theatre director Jorge Raedó, about his experiences in working with children and about his interdisciplinary art education …

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Open course on history of Finnish architecture

Kuva: Nea Ilmevalta

Museum of Finnish Architecture invites to take part in an intensive 10-day course on the essentials of the history of Finnish architecture. Join in and learn everything one needs to know: all lectures are free to attend and open for everyone.  The programme consists of lectures, walking tours and site visits in the Helsinki area. The course is part of …

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