Antti Ahlava

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T201 Dept. Architecture

Antti Ahlava, architect SAFA, is full professor in Emergent Design Methodologies and leader of Group X at Aalto University and has been a visiting professor in Århus, Copenhagen and Vienna. He was recently a visiting fellow at Cambridge University (Clare Hall College) and Harvard GSD, as well as Head of Architecture Department at Aalto University. Ahlava has expertise in campus design, adaptive reuse, urban regeneration and artistic interdisciplinarity. His architecture office, helsinkizürich, located in Helsinki and Zürich, created international fame with smaller design projects such as Helsinki City Art Museum renovation and Hive nightclub and today works on larger scale urban design projects in Finland, Central Europe and China. Ahlava's current design projects include Aviapolis Centre at Helsinki Vantaa airport and the urban renewal of Espoo and Finnoo centres. His earlier commissions include Munktellstaden housing development in Eskilstuna, Sweden, infill for the City of Helsinki and the urban design of Helsinki City Hall quartiers.

Ahlava won first prize in Andermatt city centre competition and in Espoo City Hospital competition (with K2S Architects) and third prize in Katara Hills competition in Qatar. He received a honorable mention in Helsinki Guggenheim competition. Ahlava’s work was recently exhibited in Milan Design Week.

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Kompetensområde

, 211 Architecture, Architecture

Utmärkelser

Livewire prize for excellence in urban design

The prize is given to Ahlava's architecture office Helsinki Zürich Office Ltd.
Award or honor granted for a specific work Department of Architecture Sep 2016

3rd prize in invitational architectural competition for Quartier Herti in Bülach, Switzerland

The author of the work in Ahlava's architecture office Helsinki Zürich Office Ltd
Invitation or ranking in competition Department of Architecture Aug 2016

Human City Design Award

Seoul City and Seoul Design Foundation give out the “Human City Design Award“, an award that combines the concept of social design and global outlook as an organic entity. The award is given to the project, which has contributed to ensuring people and people, people and the society, people and the environment can create even more harmonious and sustainable relationships in design.
Award or honor granted for a specific work Department of Architecture Sep 2019

Winning entry in invited architectural competition in Risch Rotkreuz, Switzerland

The work was made by Ahlava's architecture office Helsinki Zürich Office Ltd, co-authored by Mäkynen, Niemeyer and Ahlava.
Invitation or ranking in competition Department of Architecture Apr 2016

International Quality Innovation Prize - Finnish Quality Association

First prize in the category of education for School as a Service project made in collaboration between Espoo City and Aalto University
Award or honor granted for a specific work Department of Architecture Feb 2017

TKK:n oppikirjapalkinto 2008 TKK, Finland

Award or honor granted for a specific work Department of Architecture Jan 2008

Guggenheim Helsinki Competition Honorable Mention

Open international Museum Competition; the biggest architecture competition in the world according to the number of entries (1600) and the only awarded Finnish entry.
Award or honor granted for a specific work Department of Architecture Jan 2015

Munktellstaden areal architecture competition second prize, Eskilstuna, Sweden

Industrial reuse, 300 new flats
Award or honor granted for a specific work Department of Architecture Jan 2008

Nördlich des Werkskanals, international architecture competition, first prize

Kolbermoor, Germany
Award or honor granted for a specific work Department of Architecture Jan 2014

Ruskeasuo infill blocks, invitational architectural competition, shortlisted

Housing architecture, urban Design, Helsinki
Award or honor granted for a specific work Department of Architecture Jan 2014