Finnish Architecture 0405
Public Transportation Terminals at Kamppi Centre

19.09.2006 | recent publications
by Alvar Aalto Foundation

The best recent works in Finnish architecture are presented in this exhibition and its catalogue.

This second overview of contemporary architecture features works selected by a jury of experts and representing the best achievements of Finnish architecture in 2004 and 2005. It includes buildings from different parts of Finland designed as dwellings, schools and cultural facilities, and for the purposes of administration, religious life, leisure and business. After its showing in Helsinki, the exhibition will tour venues in Finland and abroad. The catalogue will appear in English to make Finnish architecture known abroad as widely as possible.

The organizers of the exhibition and the publishers of the book are the Alvar Aalto Academy, the Museum of Finnish Architecture and the Finnish Association of Architects, SAFA.

– Tomorrow’s classics from 2004 and 2005
– An update of contemporary quality architecture in the second biennial survey
– 25 examples selected by a jury of experts

Introduction by jury members:
Juha Ilonen, Juha Jääskeläinen, Timo Hintsanen

Articles by:
Juhani Pallasmaa: Traditions and Transitions
Jörn Donner: Society Gets the Architecture it Deserves
Françoise Fromonot: Shadow Boxing
Triin Ojari: With and without Myths, from an Estonian Point of View

Editor: Maija Kasvio
Graphic design: Roy Mänttäri
Published by: Alvar Aalto Academy, Finnish Association of Architects, Museum of Finnish Architecture
Language English
144 pages, richly illustrated
ISBN 952-5195-22-8
Salpausselän Kirjapaino Oy 2006
EUR 20

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