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Global Awards 2014 winner Martin Rajniš lectures at MFA

Rozhledna Doubravka. Martin Rajniš, David Kubík, Tomáš Kosnar, Sven Nevlida. Source: hutarchitektury.cz.

One of the five Global Awards for Sustainable Architecture 2014 awardees, Czech architect Martin Rajniš, lectures at the Museum of Finnish Architecture in Helsinki on Wednesday 26 November 2014 at 18:00. His lecture is entitled Experimental Wooden Constructions and it will be held in English. Martin Rajniš, b. 1944 in Prague, is known for his life-long career in ecological design and wooden architecture. He has also …

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Suomi Seven exhibition praised in Designboom


There is no doubt that Finland is enjoying an architectural revival. — Designboom, Suomi Seven introduces Finland’s emerging generation of architects. 19 November, 2014 The Suomi Seven architecture exhibition, on display at the Deutsches Architekturmuseum (DAM) in Frankfurt, Germany, has gained much media coverage, the most recent one being by notable digital design and architecture magazine Designboom. Their news post dated 19 November 2014 discusses …

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Unmediated Alvar Aalto at Vitra Design Museum

Alvar Aalto Vernissage

Vitra Design Museum, in collaboration with the Alvar Aalto Museum, hosts a major retrospective exhibition dedicated to the legendary Finnish architect Alvar Aalto until 1st March 2015. Arianna Callocchia from Italy writes about the Alvar Aalto – Second Nature exhibition and discusses its contents and objectives. Arianna Callocchia: Why did you decide to host an exhibition on the architect in a design museum? Mateo …

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Strong roots, a sturdy trunk and verdant crown: Wooden architecture’s annual rings at the Museum of Finnish Architecture

Kioski transformer, Wood Program 2002
© Kimmo Räisänen 2002.

Aalto University’s Wood Studio has for already twenty years been teaching Finnish and foreign architecture students to understand, handle and utilise wood as a building material in architecture. The present exhibition at the Museum of Finnish Architecture provides strong evidence for what belief, passion and skill mean in the education of architects. Our expertise in wood seems finally to have …

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Production in dispersion: El Ranchito programme culminates at HIAP, Suomenlinna

Elii. Potlatch, El Ranchito, Matadero Madrid, Spain. Photo: Miguel de Guzman (Imagen Subliminal).

Helsinki International Artist Programme HIAP has co-hosted a bipolar artist residency programme that culminates in October 2014 at Suomenlinna, Helsinki. El Ranchito Finland, the first phase of which was exhibited during the ARCO Madrid art festival in February–March 2014 as part of the #FocusFinland theme, has brought together a cross-disciplinary group of eight Finnish and Spanish artists or groups for six weeks in residency in …

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Images from a vanishing factory


The Centre for Creative Photography, based in Jyväskylä, has for already 25 years promoted photography and the networking of photographers both in Finland and internationally. The anniversary exhibition presents five photographers’ interpretations of the significance of a paper industry area in Tourujoki in Jyväskylä and its transformation into a new urban space. The photography exhibition Kangas – The Vanishing Paper …

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Nordic ID exhibition toured to Latvian Museum of Architecture

Kilden Performing Arts Centre in Kristiansand, Norway designed by ALA architects. Photo: Tuomas Uusheimo.

Nordic ID – Contemporary Nordic Architecture is an exhibition which was first produced by Project Baltia for the 3rd Moscow Architecture Biennale in 2012. The exhibition showcases selected projects from Denmark, Sweden, Finland, Estonia and Norway – five projects from each country – that somehow express contemporary regional identity. The 25 Nordic IDs have now been transported to Riga, Latvia where it is on display at the Latvian …

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21st century churches exhibited in Munich, Germany


“Finnish architecture is in vogue” writes the leading German architecture magazine Detail in their review of an exhibition of 21st century church architecture from Finland. The exhibition is on display at the DG gallery (Deutsche Gesellschaft für christliche Kunst) in Munich, Germany between 13 September and 5 December 2014. The selection entitled Materiality and the Magic of Light – Churches and Chapels in Finland since 2000 …

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South of North: images from the Teurastamo exhibition


South of North network exhibits their mission and projects  at Teurastamo, Helsinki. The simple but clever pavilion is built of plastic potato crates reusable after the exhibition. The Meet & Greet event with the designers is on Saturday 6 September 2014 between 15:00–17:00 at the pavilion, address: Teurastamo, Työpajankatu 2, Helsinki. The exhibition is open during the Helsinki Design Week in …

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Suomi Seven exhibition opens in Frankfurt

Suomi Seven 4.9.2014

We are happy to share some fresh images directly from today’s opening of the Suomi Seven. Emerging Architects from Finland exhibition at Deutsches Architekturmuseum DAM, Frankfurt. Photos by Mikko Laak / Architecture Information Centre Finland.

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