Arkkitehti – Finnish Architectural Review publishes topical and timely takes on architecture, urban design, planning and other related fields, with content ranging from essays to commentaries, project reviews and articles as well as book and exhibition reviews. The magazine also showcases novel and interesting architecture and design projects and research. Arkkitehti follows global discourse with focus on the Finnish context.

Article and project proposals can be submitted throughout the year to for consideration. In drafting the proposals it is recommended to consider the announced, forthcoming themes.

Upcoming theme issues and schedules

Forest 4/23


We are looking for new, architecturally ambitious wooden buildings from all over Finland to be showcased in the issue. Send your project proposal no later than 15 May to


The proposals can be related (but are not limited) to the following questions: 

Can architecture and urban planning slow down biodiversity loss and strengthen carbon sinks? 

What kind of urban structure supports biodiversity in the best possible way?

What does the future of wood construction look like? What are the obstacles of wider applications? 

How does anticipated growth of wooden construction fit together with the idea of sustainable forestry?

How do innovations in wood construction and new wood-based building products change architecture?

What effects do wooden buildings have on the health and well-being of their residents?

The forest has been an important source of inspiration for many Finnish architects, such as Reima Pietilä, whose 100th anniversary is celebrated in August. What is the meaning of this tradition today?

Send your article or project proposal not later than 15 May. Deadline for articles is in June/July. The issue is out 22 September.


Tune-Up 5/23

Reuse, repair, recycle
Send your article or project proposal not later than 28 August. Deadline for articles is in early October. The issue is out 17 November.


Projects, Design Proposals

Submissions of buildings and other architecture or design projects proposed for publication should include general information of the project, such as the name, location and a necessary amount of screen quality photographs or other material needed for communicating the core idea of the project. We mostly publish architectural and design projects in Finland and by Finland-based or Finnish designers abroad. However, international projects related to topical themes in architectural discourse may also be showcased in the context of wider articles.


  • The intended scope, main idea, and focal questions of the text should be explained in the form of a short abstract or a list with the main points written out. When drafting proposals, it is recommended to also consider the announced, forthcoming themes. Full length texts and drafts are also accepted.
  • The magazine decides on the publication of proposed texts. All texts go through an editorial process.
  • We appreciate standard language and clear expression, contextualising the topics and critical thinking.
  • Texts can be written in English or in Finnish. All material chosen for publication will be translated and edited for publishing in both languages.
  • The magazine pays fees for published articles.


The magazine publishes both shorter and longer articles – with illustrations if needed. Longer articles can be based on research, or take a form of an essay or a review article. The length should be approximately between 10,000 and 12,000 characters (incl. spaces). Shorter articles can be, for instance, reviews, viewpoints or commentaries to an interesting topic, or interviews. The length should be between 4,000 and 8,000 characters (incl. spaces).

Project Review or Commentary

The magazine publishes commentaries and reviews on newly built and timely projects. The reviewed projects should be discussed in advance with the editorial staff. The proposed length is around 4,000 characters (incl. spaces).

Book or Exhibition Review

The reviewed books and exhibitions should be discussed in advance with the editorial staff. The proposed length is between 2,000 and 4,000 characters (incl. spaces).


Arkkitehti – Finnish Architectural Review is not responsible for materials sent without request.