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Shared Cities – Northern Perspectives. Seminar at MFA

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The Museum of Finnish Architecture invites to participate in a seminar discussing urban public space. The seminar will take place at the Museum (Kasarmikatu 24, 00130 Helsinki, Finland) on Thursday, 6 November 2014 at 13–17:30. Background Designing and revitalizing urban public spaces has been occurring in many European cities lately. However, the notion of public space itself has many forms and can be …

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Ideas Competition for Pärnu Passenger Terminal

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Pärnu Municipal Government has announced an international architectural design competition for the Rail Baltic Pärnu passenger terminal. Rail Baltic is an international rail link that connects Estonia to Central and Western Europe as well as to neighbouring countries. The objective is to find the best comprehensive spatial plan for Pärnu’s Rail Baltic passenger terminal and its immediate surroundings. The competition area …

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Competition for young architects: International Wildlife Centre

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Arquideas, an online platform of ideas competitions about architecture and design, has announced an international architecture competition for the design of a Wildlife Centre at Kruger National Park in South Africa. The competition is open for students and young graduates (2012 or later) of architecture and design. More information, detailed terms, downloads and registration: www.arquideas.net/competition/international-wildlife-center.

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Join the New Generations Platform

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New Generations launches the 2nd edition of the open contest Join the New Generations Platform, which is open to all master’s students, new graduates, architects, designers and artists under 40 interested in joining the network and getting involved in its cultural activities. You can join this competition individually or as a team with a video interview that presents yourself (your team, your practice) and introduces …

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Johanna Hurme’s 5468796 Architecture wins Future Project of the Year 2014

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Architect Johanna Hurme, principal of the Winnipeg-based architecture studio 5468796 Architecture has been awarded the prestigious Future Project of the Year Award at the World Architecture Festival in Singapore on 3rd October 2014. Ms. Hurme (b. 1975 in Helsinki, Finland) studied architecture at University of Manitoba, Faculty of Architecture in Winnipeg, Canada. She received her B.Arch. degree in 1999 and completed her M.Arch. degree in 2002. Finland is part …

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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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Suomi Seven exhibition opens in Frankfurt

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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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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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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

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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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