12 May 2016

Aalto Festival is back again, showcasing the talents of Aalto University students, graduates and faculty. Aalto Festival 2016 will be held during the second fortnight of May in many premises in Helsinki and Espoo at the same time. The opening ceremony of Aalto Festival 2016 will be held on…

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07 May 2016

Kivi Sotamaa will take parte in the exhibition and symposium Archeology of the Digital. Complexity and Convention at the Canadian Center for Architecture CCA. The symposium will be held on May 10-11, 2016. Archaeology of the Digital: Complexity and Convention, an exhibition that dissects and reassembles material from fifteen…

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22 Apr 2016

Fuensanta Nieto and Enrique Sobejano, from Nieto Sobejano Arquitectos and Alvar Aalto Medal 2015, will be lecturing at the Department of Architecture, Aalto University (Otakaari 1X, lecture hall A1) on Wednesday 27.04 at 18:00.

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12 Apr 2016

In the context of the Human Cities partners meeting, to be held in Milan on April 13th-15th, the exhibition “Human Cities_ Challenging the City Scale/Milano” will be showed, where Group X at Aalto University is taking part showing the projects “School as a Service” and “Exit School of Architecture”….

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20 Mar 2016

Human Cities_Challenging the City Scale/Milano will host the Human Cities annual meeting involving more than 30 participants from the 11 partners. The meeting will be an opportunity to share how the European cities involved in the programme, are activating public spaces, to schedule the future steps, to promote the…

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10 Jan 2016

Next Thursday January 14th at 18:00, Juan Herreros & Jens Richter will be lecturing with the title “Looping Forward” at the Department of Architecture, Aalto University. Juan Herreros and Jens Richter are organizing the studio course “Typological Hybridizations” during the Spring semester 2016 in collaboration with Group…

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30 Dec 2015

Images courtesy of estudio Herreros Typological Hybridizations An Urban Mixed-Use Complex on Otaniemi Campus (Mountain Man Hybrid Block) A studio course at the Department of Architecture, Aalto University, with estudio Herreros (Juan Herreros & Jens Richter) A Master’s level design course as part of the Campus Development of Aalto…

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04 Dec 2015

The seminar JOT-Flexible Learning Places on new learning environments based on the concept of JOT project (Joustavat Oppimisen Tilat), organized by the City of Espoo and Group X at the Department of Architecture of Aalto University, will be held on Monday 14.12 at Urban Mill premises. The full data…

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04 Dec 2015

Next Monday the final review of the studio course “Interactive Dance House Helsinki” will be held in the old building designed by Alvar Aalto of the Department of Architecture at Otakaari 1 (seminar room M134). The course is a collaboration between Aalto University in Finland and Tsinghua University in…

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22 Oct 2015

Group X will be present at the 7th Annual Symposium of Architectural Research in Finland ATUT 2015, to be held on October 23rd and 24th at the Department of Architecture of Aalto University, and organized by the same Department together with the Department of Architecture at Tampere University of Technology…

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18 Sep 2015

The City of Espoo has announced the project to create a new learning environment for schoolchildren in Otaniemi in collaboration with Aalto University. The objective is to start running this new school next fall semester 2016, consisting of flexible learning spaces located at Aalto University’s Otaniemi campus. The facilities…

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16 Sep 2015

The second Human Cities key activity, Recode the City Festival, will take place in London on September 21th to 23th, and Group X is excited to participate! The activity workshop is part of the Human Cities_Challenging the City Scale programme. Antti Ahlava and Pekka Tynkkynen will represent the group,…

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14 Sep 2015

As a part of the Human Cities project all the partners will host a meeting and prepare an experimentation on challenging the city scale. For our part the event is scheduled for the summer of 2017, but we have eagerly started to prepare our experimentation already. As a part…

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07 Sep 2015

Group X is taking part in the studio course Interactive Dance House Helsinki, a Building Design studio course at Master’s level at the Department of Architecture, Aalto University. The course is organized by Professors Pirjo Sanaksenaho and Teemu Kurkela in collaboration with Tsinghua University in Beijing, China. It will…

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02 Jun 2015

Group X and the Aalto University Department of Architecture will organize a summer workshop & studio in collaboration with Royal College of Art in London. The studio aims for a new solution for those schoolchildren and teachers in Espoo, whose own school is under repair: a permanent transient school. This…

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21 May 2015

Next Thursday May 28th, Fernando Nieto from Group X will be presenting the paper in coauthorship with Antti Ahlava “X-ing Disciplines from Architecture. The Case of Aalto ARTS”, at the International Conference on Teaching Innovation (JIDA’15 – Conference on Educational Innovation in Architecture), to be held at the School…

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12 May 2015

Next Monday May 18th at 18.00 the exhibition Final Works – Architecture Exhibition will be opened in the ground floor lobby of the main building at Aalto University (Otakaari 1, Otaniemi Campus). The exhibition shows the Master’s Theses from students graduated at the Department of Architecture last year. It…

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09 May 2015

Our Group X’s members Antti Ahlava and Kivi Sotamaa have been awarded with an honorable mention in the international architecture competition for the Guggenheim Museum in Helsinki. The competition has received 1,715 submissions from 77 countries. Their entry “Kissing Helsinki” has been the only submission from Finland that has…

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13 Mar 2015

The first Human Cities workshop will take place in Saint-Étienne on March 16th to 18th, and Group X is excited to participate! The workshop is held in the context of the International Conference Crossroads 2015, which is part of the Human Cities_Challenging the City Scale programme. Professor Antti Ahlava…

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