”You can use whatever resources are available, as long as those resources can be used in a way that can be engaged in a haptic way.”
In February 2021, the fourteenth Alvar Aalto Medal was awarded to Bijoy Jain, the director of the Indian architectural office Studio Mumbai. Kristo Vesikansa interviewed the winner. (Copper House II. Photo by Studio Mumbai.) →
Rajamäki School and Rajakaari Multipurpose Hall were built in the 1960s as a shared effort by the locals. Now the Municipality of Nurmijärvi is planning to demolish the buildings.
What kind of values and structures guide or control architects in their work? Where is the field of architecture heading to? How can architecture contribute to building a better future?
The friendship of Alvar Aalto and Göran Schildt lasted for decades. Göran Schildt’s widow Christine Schildt reminisces about her life as the writer’s wife and as a friend of Alvar and Elissa Aalto.
The exhibition on the life and works of Kaija and Heikki Siren at the Espoo City Museum is the first ever comprehensive exhibition in Finland of the Sirens’ architecture. The exhibition on the life and works of Kaija Siren (1920–2001) and Heikki Siren (1918–2013) at KAMU, the Espoo City Museum, is a summation of the […]