Undergraduate Centre

Completed in 1964, the Undergraduate Centre designed by Alvar Aalto was previously known as the University of Technology main building, and it is still a landmark on the Otaniemi campus.
Aalto-yliopisto / Kandidaattikeskus / katsomo / kuva: Tuomas Uusheimo
Image: Tuomas Uusheimo / Aalto University

About the building

The south side of the building houses the architectural masterpiece of the campus, a terraced festival square. The culturally and historically significant, protected Undergraduate Centre houses 11 medium-sized halls. The foundation was laid in 1962 and the building was completed in 1964. The new wing, designed by Elissa Aalto, was completed in 1975. The building was renovated in 2015 with user diversity in mind, and it received the 2015 Esteetön Suomi (Accessible Finland) award.

In the building:

Mail addresses

  • P.O. Box 11000, 00076 AALTO Otakaari 1 (K- and H-wing) Otakaari 1 F   
  • P.O. Box 11100, 00076 AALTO Otakaari 1 POST (mathematics, physics and IT), School of Arts, Design and Architecture A-wing
  • P.O. Box 11110, 00076 AALTO Otakaari 1 (Learning Services)
  • P.O. Box 11120, 00076 AALTO Otakaari 1 (TOST)
  • P.O. Box 11130, 00076 AALTO Otakaari 1 (Language Centre)
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