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Suomi Seven: young and new architecture exhibited at DAM Frankfurt

Chapel of St. Lawrence in Vantaa by Avanto Architects is one of the featured projects in the exhibition. Photo: Tuomas Uusheimo.

Finland is the guest of honour at the Frankfurt Book Fair 2014. As a parallel event of the world’s most important literature event, the Deutsches Architekturmuseum (DAM) has co-produced an architecture exhibition with the Museum of Finnish Architecture and the Architecture Information Centre Finland. Suomi Seven. Emerging Architects from Finland introduces a full line-up of Finland’s most promising up-and-coming architectural talents born in the 1970s …

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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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South of North at the Helsinki Design Week festival 2014

Cassia Co-op Training Centre by TYIN tegnestue architects. Photo: Pasi Aalto.

The South of North network of 12 Nordic architects will present their works at a joint exhibition during Helsinki Design Week, 5–14 September 2014. The network also hosts a Nordic-African discussion event at the 14th International Architecture Exhibition La Biennale di Venezia 19 September 2014 South of North is a Nordic collaboration project between twelve young architecture practices working in the non-profit sector …

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Alvar Aalto goes virtual


Google and Alvar Aalto Foundation have launched the first results of their partnership and opened two groundbreaking resources to serve the global community interested in Alvar Aalto, the Grand Master of Finnish architecture. The collaboration derives on mutual interests: one of Google’s Data Center is located in Hamina, Finland in the former cellulose factory designed by Aalto in 1951–53. The company sees the current collaboration as an initiative to …

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Finnish Architecture Biennial Review 2014 featured at archi.ru

Vesa Honkonen Architects. Church of Shadows, Chengdu, Sichuan, China. Photo: ARCH-EXIST PHOTOGRAPHY

The Russian archi.ru internet magazine has published an article about the Finnish Architecture Biennial Review 2014 currently on display at the Museum of Finnish Architecture. The critique is in Russian and it is by architect SAFA, architecture critic Tarja Nurmi. Link to the review: archi.ru/world/56212/finlyandiya-stroit. The Finnish Architecture Biennial Review 2014 exhibition is open between 11.6.2014 – 28.9.2014 at the Museum of Finnish Architecture, Kasarmikatu 24, …

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Finnish Architecture Biennial Review 2014

Katsaus 2014 MFA

This summer, the Museum of Finnish Architecture devotes its gallery spaces to the sixth biennial review of Finnish architecture. The exhibition showcases a principal selection of recent architectural projects all completed between July 2011 and June 2013. The jury was chaired by landscape architect Jenny B. Osuldsen representing Norway’s acclaimed Snøhetta practice. Her fellow jury members were architects Marko Kivistö and Sari …

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Venice Biennale 2014 Preview

Architect Alvar Aalto and the Alvar Aalto Pavilion in 1956. Re-Creation is presented in the context of the wooden biennale pavilion designed by Alvar Aalto in the golden age of Finnish modernism in 1956. In this context it gains a new interpretation, completing the dialogue between tradition and modernism through the act of its re-creation. © MFA

Venice Biennale 2014 and its 14th International Architecture Exhibition entitled Fundamentals returns to the timeless basics of architecture. Curator Rem Koolhaas, the renowned Dutch architect and theorist, calls for re-establishing the artistic basis of architecture. “In three complementary manifestations – taking place in the Central Pavilion, the Arsenale, and the National Pavilions – this retrospective will generate a fresh understanding of the richness …

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Grey Matter: Experimental Architectural Photography at MFA


Interested in architectural photography? If yes, then head to the Museum of Finnish Architecture as there is now a great opportunity to compare the established practice of architectural presentation to a more creative and polemical approach to shooting buildings.  Grey Matter is an exhibition by students of architecture and photography from Aalto University, taking a look at new urban developments in …

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Exhibition of Aalto’s collaborators at Studio Aalto

Lappeenranta University of Technology (1969) by Jaakko Kontio and Kalle Räike, Valkeakoski Cultural and administrative center (1966) by Kaarlo Leppänen, and Jägarbacken housing in Tammisaari (1967) by Eric Adlercreutz and Nils-Hinrik Aschan.

A new exhibition at Studio Aalto in Munkkiniemi, Helsinki takes viewers on a journey into the works of architects for whom Aalto’s office was a springboard to fame. The exhibition focuses on the architects Jaakko Kontio, Kaarlo Leppänen and Eric Adlercreutz and it is based on Miguel Borges de Araújo’s forthcoming PhD thesis. “The items in the exhibition are from the latter …

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Usko Nyström–Petrelius–Penttilä at MFA

Suomalainen teatteri [Finnish theatre], presently Finnish National Theatre, Helsinki, sketches, Usko Nyström 17.12.1898. Orig. MFA.

The small exhibition hall of the Museum of Finnish Architecture has presented three inspiring architects from the Art Nouveau era. The curator, PhD Eija Rauske at MFA writes about Usko Nyström, Albert Petrelius and Vilho Penttilä and the meaning of their career for Finnish architecture. Expertise, skill, style – Presenting Usko Nyström–Petrelius–Penttilä The small exhibition hall of the Museum of Finnish Architecture currently presents …

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