Tag Archives: China

Transformation in Helsinki: Shenzhen Biennale exhibition has come to an end

Photo by Juho Haavisto / MFA.

UABB Bi-City Biennale of Urbanism/Architecture, Shenzhen, 4.12.2015–4.3.2016.  The Finnish contribution to the 2015 Shenzhen Biennale of Urbanism/Architecture titled “WAY – Seaway, Railway, Bikeway” described the transformations that have taken place in Helsinki during the last 200 years. Finland now participated for the second time in the major Biennale held in Shenzhen, the major Chinese city immediately north of Hong Kong. …

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UIA-HYP Cup 2015 International Student Competition in Architectural Design

2015 HYP Competition Poster

The School of Architecture and the University of Tianjin and the Chinese press group, Urban Environmental Design (UED) have announced the fourth edition of the UIA-HYP Cup 2015, the annual international competition open to students enrolled in any accredited school of architecture in the world. The language of the competition is English. The competition topic is Transformation: Place, Tradition and …

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Rossana Hu lectures Wed 3 Sept 2014 at the Museum of Finnish Architecture

Architect Rossana Hu will lecture at the Museum of Finnish Architecture, Helsinki, on Wednesday 3 Sept '14 at 18:00.

Architect Rossana Hu, a founding partner of Shanghai–based Neri&Hu, lectures at the Museum of Finnish Architecture on Wednesday 3 September at 18:00. Neri&Hu is known as an inter-disciplinary architectural design practice. Besides providing architecture and master planning services the office is known by their interior-, graphic-, and product design projects. Rossana Hu and her partner Lyndon Neri are named Wallpaper* Magazine’s Designer …

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EARS on Helsinki: round table discussion on architecture in China 5 Sept 2014

Shanghai in sunset. Image source: flickr.com / djandydotcom.

Europe – Asia Roundtable Sessions bring creative industry professionals together in Helsinki on Friday 5 September 2014 at 15–16:30. The target is to discover business opportunities, share best practices and get inspired by others and their ideas. Distinguished panelists are Rossana Hu (Neri&Hu Design and Research Office), Teemu Kurkela (JKMM Architects), Pekka Salminen (PES Architects) and Mika Woll (Beiging BeiJiGuang Architectural …

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Pekka Salminen’s PES-Architects victorious in China

Strait Culture and Art Centre, Fuzhou, China. Image: PES-Architects 2014.

When discussing the international promotion of Finnish architectural expertise, Professor Pekka Salminen is the right person to explain what the export of architecture means in practice and what could be done in Finland to promote it. The inspiring studio of PES-Architects, whose head office is situated in Marjaniemi in Helsinki, has been involved already for decades in international projects, for …

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