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Alvar Aalto Researchers’ Network meet at Rovaniemi 16–18 Feb 2015


The Alvar Aalto Researchers Network meets up between 16–18 February, 2015 in Rovaniemi, Finland. The event titled Aalto beyond Finland: Architecture and Design is second in the network’s history and will discuss up-to-date research on Aalto’s influence abroad and his international legacy. Keynote speakers include esteemed scholars such as Demetri Porphyrios, Rasmus Wærn and Peter Blundell Jones. The programme for the event has now been announced. Please consult the Alvar …

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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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ATuT 2014: Updated conference programme available


The 6th Annual Symposium of Architectural Research Symposium Atut2014 is approaching. The event is held in Oulu University, Faculty of Architecture between 23 and 25 October 2015. The conference theme in 2014 is Designing and Planning the Built Environment for Human Well-Being, and the organisers have now published the timetable at the symposium website at www.atut2014.fi/Preliminary%20program.html. The distinguished keynote speakers are: Professor Kristina Nilsson, Luleå University of …

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Turku Urban Research Programme: Call for Research Projects 2014

In 1950, microbiologist Elizabeth Lee Hazen (1888-1975) and chemist Rachel Brown (1898-1980), Division of Laboratories and Research, New York State Department of Health, Albany, developed an effective antifungal agent (nystatin) for yeast infections. This photograph was distributed in 1955 when Hazen and Brown were given the first Squibb Award for achievements in chemotherapy.

The City of Turku announce an open call for research projects matching the Turku Urban Research Programme 2014–2017. The research funding is provided by the City of Turku, the University of Turku, and Åbo Akademi University. The call applies to research groups, including researchers affiliated to the University of Turku (UTU) and Åbo Akademi University (ÅA), as well as architecture and …

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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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