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The work of landscape architects can be seen everywhere

For 30 years already, it has been possible to study in Finland to become a landscape architect. The Degree Programme in Landscape Architecture at Aalto University will be celebrating its thirtieth anniversary from 7 to 11 October 2019.
Campus, Research & Art, Studies
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Festival attendees on green grass

Interested in teaching a University-Wide Art Studies course?

University-Wide Art Studies (UWAS) is looking for new courses for 2020-2022.
Studies
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University-Wide Art Studies 2019. Graphic by Heini Hälinen

Promoting climate change adaptation in Europe from the local level

Aalto University is leading a European project aiming to find ways to adapt to climate change. The focus is in mobilizing society by creating local networks.

Cooperation, Research & Art, University
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AELCLIC Pathfinder project

Tomorrow's Sustainable Lifestyles Showcased in Otaniemi

One of Helsinki Design Week's main events, Designs for a Cooler Planet, will showcase Aalto University's cross-cutting future prototypes, such as a nanocellulose bicycle, microbial headphones and Ioncell clothes
Cooperation, Press releases, Research & Art
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Nanocellulose bicycle Photo: Eeva Suorlahti

'We must look to the past, for a lesson in designing buildings for the future'

Architect Karin Krokfors says buildings should be designed to be adaptable over time. And that history holds plenty of examples for us to study.
Cooperation, Research & Art
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Karin Krokfors, kuva: Sanna Lehto

Architecture students designed a wooden pavillion in front of the Design Museum

The pavillion is a Finnish-British modern interpretation of a tea house.
Cooperation, Studies, University
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Kuva: Mikko Raskinen

Vice Deans and Heads of Departments nominated at the School of Arts, Design and Architecture

The Vice Deans and Heads of Departments have been nominated at the School of Arts, Design and Architecture for the term 1.9.2019 - 31.8.2024.
University
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Kuvituskuva. Aalto-yliopisto / Mikko Raskinen

Open online training material by Aalto and Yale Universities promotes low-carbon construction

The architecture schools of Aalto and Yale Universities have published open, free-of-charge online curricular material called Decarbonize Design. The project was published in connection with the World Circular Economy Forum 2019.
Press releases, Studies
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Decarbonize Design

A fairy dance takes over Kuunsilta: student art exhibition opened at the Espoo Cultural Centre

The exhibition was inspired by the students' own experiences and relationship with the environment, and adapted to fit into the Cultural Centre.
Press releases
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Crystal Garden. Kuva: Kalle Kataila.

Search for Heads of Departments at the School of Arts, Design and Architecture

The Dean of Aalto University School of Arts, Design and Architecture requests applications or nominations for suitable candidates for positions of Heads of Departments´ at Aalto University School of Arts, Design and Architecture.
University
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Lotta_Mattila_Lions_Share_photo_Mikko_Raskinen

School of Arts, Design and Architecture is searching for Vice Deans

The Dean of Aalto University School of Arts, Design and Architecture requests applications or nominations for suitable candidates for position of Vice Dean of Aalto University’s School of Arts, Design and Architecture.
University
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Aalto_university_Väre_artworks_Lumen_2018_photo_mikko_raskinen

An interview with designer Naoto Fukasawa

A world-famous designer and a member of MUJI’s advisory Board, Naoto Fukasawa, gave a lecture about 'Design as the Integrity of Things' on his visit to Aalto University.
Cooperation, Research & Art
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Naoto Fukasawa at Aalto University

Oskari Vilamo Fund awarded the best theses on building trade

The Fund awarded three doctoral dissertations and nine master's theses.
Honoured
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Oskari Vilamon rahaston palkitut 2018

Dean Tuomas Auvinen started his term

The new Dean of School of Arts, Design and Architecture started yesterday, 11 March.
Appointments
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Tuomas Auvinen / Photo by Joonas Villanen

Ceremonial Conferment of Degrees in Arts, Design and Architecture 2019

The next ceremonial conferment of Doctoral and Master's degrees in Arts, Design and Architecture at Aalto University
Research & Art, Studies, University
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Promootio 2013

School of Arts, Design and Architecture awarded promoters of creative skills

In the Annual Review of the school altogether eleven prizes were awarded.
Honoured, Press releases, Research & Art
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Cilla Lönnqvist, Jenni Haukio ja Matti Alahuhta. Kuva: Jaakko Kahilaniemi

Lappset prize 2018 to Landscape Architect Heta Seppälä

Seppälä examines urban metabolism through a scenario method.
Honoured, Research & Art, Studies
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Kaupungin materiaali- ja energiavirrat

For Karin Krokfors, sustainability is much more than just energy efficiency

The Professor of urban design practices calls for more flexible building stock and high quality built environments.
Research & Art
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Karin Krokfors

QS Ranking: Aalto places 140th in the world

Aalto is #1 in Finland with regard to relative number of research citations and employer reputation.
Honoured
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students-design-shop-installation

World Challenge 2018 Finals in Finland on 27–30 August – work for a better world

Innovators are invited to develop apps that improve life on earth by utilising satellite data.
Cooperation
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Green plastic triangle on a white board,