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Hedwig Heinsman from DUS Architects: “Our objective is to consciously influence people’s everyday life”.

COCOON lounge space woven from 3 km inner bicycle tubes. Image credits: DUS Architects.

Hedwig Heinsman is one of the three founding members of the Amsterdam-based office DUS Architects. The young office boldly searches for interesting projects and ambitiously follows them through. Heinsman arrives in Finland in May, when she is a guest speaker at the Arkkitehtipäivät [Architect Days] event in Jyväskylä on 22.–23.5.2015. Architect Aino Toivonen interviewed Hedwig Heinsman with reference to her …

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Pallasmaa Makes a Return to Italy


Juhani Pallasmaa, the well-known Finnish architect and theorist, highly-regarded in international circles partly for his long term of service on the jury that assigns the Pritzker Prize, visited as a guest speaker and protagonist at a series of three conferences in Italy in March. The conferences gave Pallasmaa the ideal platform to present an Italian audience with his ideas and …

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Juhani Pallasmaa gives three lectures in Italy 23–27.3.2015: Architectural Atmospheres of the North

Juhani Pallasmaa, La Mano che Pensa, Safarà Editore 2014. Photo: Arianna Callocchia.

Italian publishing house Safarà Editore together with Lombardini22 will host a series of lectures in Italy by esteemed Finnish architectural philosopher, professor Juhani Pallasmaa. The lectures will discuss Architectural Atmospheres in the North and take place in Rome, Milan and Gagliari between 23 and 27 March, 2015 with the following schedule: Rome, 23 March, 2015: Forest Architecture. Landscape, space and …

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Mart Kalm’s intensive course on Estonian architecture at the Aalto University this spring


Professor Mart Kalm from Estonian Academy of Arts (Eesti Kunstiakadeemia), known for his excellent lectures, will give an intensive course on the 20th century developments of Estonian architecture. The special course titled “Architecture and (Multi)national Identity – The Case of Estonia” will take place at the Aalto University Department of Architecture in Otaniemi, Espoo. The lectures will be held in …

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Open lecture course on the history of Finnish architecture starts at MFA

Kuva: Nea Ilmevalta

The Museum of Finnish Architecture and Aalto University, Department of Architecture, invite you to come and learn about the history of Finnish architecture with architect, lecturer Netta Böök at their free but intensive 2-week course starting at the museum (Kasarmikatu 24, Helsinki) on Monday 16th March, 2015, at 16:15. The English-speaking lectures provide an introduction to the special features of …

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Urgencies lecture series starts at Kulttuurisauna, Helsinki


Kulttuurisauna [Culture Sauna] in Helsinki will launch a new series of academic lectures about contemporary architecture and urbanism on Monday 2 February at 17:00. The first invited guest lecturers are Giovanni Piovene and Michele Marchetti, architects and founders of the San Rocco magazine, who will discuss Histories, Images, Categories. Please RSVP due to limited capacity at rsvp@nowoffice.org. Urgencies lecture series …

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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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Jonathan Hale’s keynote lecture at ATuT ’14 Oulu published


The organisers of the National Symposium of Architectural Research held in October 2014 in Oulu have announced that the keynote lecture by Dr. Jonathan Hale has now been published in the conference proceedings. Hale’s lecture was entitled “Materiality, Movement & Meaning: Architecture and the Embodied Mind”. Direct link to the article in the Proceedings: ojs.tsv.fi/index.php/atut/article/view/48277.  

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Emmi Keskisarja and Miia-Liina Tommila speak at AIA New York on Tuesday 25 Nov ’14


“A violent incident with devastating consequences has occurred. Many were wounded, many experienced loss. While this play is written, the victim is still covered in plastic and it’s future is unresolved.” These are the opening words of the new play A Visit to the Doctor in a project The Phantom Pain by the Kaleidoscope team – a Norwegian-Finnish all female architecture collective exploring …

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