The Royal Technology Mission from Sweden visited Aalto University
Art coordinator Tuula Isohanni showed the King and the delegation Alvar Aalto's architecture at the Otakaari 1 building.
Today, 26 November, Aalto University is host to a high ranking visit. The group of influential persons in Swedish economic life includes King Carl XVI Gustaf. This Royal Technology Mission has been organised by the Royal Swedish Academy of Engineering Sciences (IVA), and is part of a wider excursion in Finland.
The visit began with an architectural tour of the recently renovated Otakaari 1 building designed by Alvar Aalto. The delegation saw some works of students and popped in on a lecture of chemistry.
During the day the group will be shown Aalto University’s research projects, innovations arising from research, creative economy projects, new study methods and the innovation ecosystem developing around Aalto University.