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156 results for News, School of Arts, Design and Architecture

'My goal is to educate designers who can work at the highest levels of government'

Professor Ramia Mazé tells how design can bridge the gap between citizens and policy making. She's also pushing design in a whole new direction.
Cooperation, Research & Art, Studies, University
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Ramia Mazé. Kuva: Sanna Lehto

Science, technology, art and business collide during the annual Aalto Festival

Starting on 8 May, Aalto University showcases talent in seminars, parties, lectures and exhibitions during Aalto Festival 2019.
Studies, University
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Aalto Festival /Aalto University / Illustration by Anna Muchenikova

​​​​​​​How can we conserve the natural cycle of water in cities?

Changing water circulation to resemble more the natural cycle with nature-based solutions.
Research & Art
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fragile water infographic urban water lin peiyun 2

A born researcher

Professor of Costume Design Sofia Pantouvaki is an endlessly inquisitive soul who never imagined she would have a career in Finland.
Research & Art
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Sofia Pantouvaki

Nordic Rebels movement of the IDBM master’s degree programme finalist for the Danish Design Award 2019

IDBM’s innovative development of teaching has also been recognised in Austin, Texas.
Studies
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Miikka, Varadarajan ja Chew Texasissa Austinissa

Aalto University fashion students to reveal their sustainable visions for the future

From recycled materials to Ioncell fabric, Aalto fashion design will light up the Fashion Meets Sustainability event in Paris
Press releases
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Semi Ilmonen Lampinen Aalto University

What are arts teachers needed for, Marja Rastas?

The world contains a void in art education, says Lecturer of Visual Arts Pedagogy.
Aalto Magazine, Research & Art
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Marja Rastas. Kuva: Jaakko Kahilaniemi.

Slow cycle

In its present form, the clothing industry is a polluter of water systems and a climate baddy. Materials recycling is not a sufficient answer, the whole system must change instead, says an expert on the circular fashion economy.
Aalto Magazine, Research & Art
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Professori Kirsi Niinimäki. Kuva: Mikko Raskinen.

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

Comforting hospital walls

Surprising art at Helsinki’s New Children’s Hospital turns thoughts away from illness and brings joy both to the children and their families.
Aalto Magazine, Cooperation
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Helsingin Uuden lastensairaalan virtuaaliakvaario. Kuva: Sourya Sen.

Kalle Keinonen was nominated the Ceremonial Garland Weaver for the School of Arts, Design and Architecture

For the first time in the school’s history the position is held by a male student. The piece of jewerly for the Ceremonial Garland Weaver was designed by Theo Weckström.
Studies, University
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Kalle Keinonen / Theo Weckström. Kuva: Veera Konsti

Imagining a future without carbon

With a changing climate, our future is uncertain. Design can help us create the future we want to become reality.

Research & Art
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Idil Gaziulusoy

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

Cold choices for a warming planet

A new study from Finland and Japan lays out the massive extent to which our lifestyles need to change if we are to slow down global warming.
Research & Art
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Michael Lettenmeier/photo: Sanna Lehto

Aalto University’s academic results and campus developed favourably in 2018

The Board approved the Annual Board Report and Financial Statements for 2018 on 20 March 2019. The year 2018 was Aalto University’s ninth year of operations.
Press releases, University
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Aalto University campus / Photo by Mika Huisman

Where is the water?

Only a fraction of the water on Earth is drinkable, so we need ways to use it smartly.
Research & Art
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Where is the water?

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

Leading European non-formal science education institutions gather to Aalto

Aalto University hosts an international co-design workshop on 18-19 March. As an output a crowdsourced map tool will be presented.
Cooperation, Research & Art
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Photo: Florian Voggender

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