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Finnish Architectural Review 4/2015: Schools & Guggenheim


The newest issue of the Finnish Architectural Review addresses two topical themes: the Guggenheim Helsinki architectural competition, which gained a lot of media coverage during the summer, and the current domestic boom in school building, of which two impressive cases are presented. Guggenheim Helsinki is a unique urban design and museum project due to its enormous media visibility. The issue launches an extensive presentation …

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Here and Now: conversations with Juhani Pallasmaa now available on DVD


The video recordings of the conversations between professor, architect and internationally acclaimed writer and lecturer Juhani Pallasmaa and architect Severi Blomstedt, are now available on DVD and on sale at the Museum of Finnish Architecture in Helsinki. Two of the three video episodes have English subtitles. The Sammatti episode (58 min.) discusses architecture, creativity, visual arts, literature, philosophy and Gestalt …

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Finnish Architectural Review 2/2015: Nieto & Sobejano, On criticism, Five houses


The Finnish Architectural Review 2/2015 portrays Fuensanta Nieto and Enrique Sobejano, a Madrid-based architect couple. They were awarded the Alvar Aalto Medal in February, 2015, as an acknowledgement of significant architectural work. The architects are known for their exquisite museum designs. The Arvo Pärt Centre in Estonia is one of the designs currently at the planning stage. Important themes in …

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Nordic Journal of Architectural Research 2/2014 is out

NA 2-2014 feature

The Nordic Journal of Architectural Research has published a new theme issue 2/2014 titled Densification as a Planning Strategy. The issue showcases latest research and case-studies on urban development from various viewpoints such as feasibility, carbon reduxion strategies, well-being and urban ecosystems. For more information about the journal and the abstracts, please visit arkitekturforskning.net.

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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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Nordic Journal of Architectural Research 1/2014 is out


The Nordic Journal of Architectural Research has just published its newest issue 1/2014 which is composed of mixed research papers from Finland, Denmark and Norway. Topics discussed include architectural photography, participatory design, post-war type-planned houses in Lapland, commuting bicyclists’ aesthetic experiences, and Danish lighting trends. The issue is completed with a book review about Architectural Competitions – Histories and Practice edited by Jonas E. Andersson, Gerd Bloxham Zettersten …

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Impressive presentation of young Finnish architects in A10


The newest issue #58 of the European A10 architecture magazine dedicates five spreads to contemporary Finnish architecture and rising architectural offices. The focus Finland review is part of the magazine’s Eurovision article series and it has been edited by Indira van ‘t Klooster, editor-in-chief, who visited Finland in May 2014. She has collaborated with architect SAFA Tarja Nurmi, a long-term …

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