Published in 2/2019 - Education and Research


Editorial 2/19: Splitting Ranks

Mika Savela

For a long time, architects have constituted a rather homogenous species. In a small country like Finland, uniformity has been an asset and the architect-identity, at least to a degree, a shared experience. Also, the number of people starting their studies in architecture each year is still fairly small. The graduates typically take jobs in designing buildings or the built environment, although an increasingly large proportion end up choosing alternative paths and varied combinations of several fields.

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