FINNISH ARCHITECTURE 2016
Published in connection with the biennial exhibition, the book displays high-quality Finnish architecture from 2014 and 2015.
Finnish Architecture Biennial Review 2016
ISBN 978-952-5195-50-7 Pages 196, in English
David Basulto is a Chilean architect and entrepreneur. Founder & editor in chief of ArchDaily. Curator of the Nordic Pavilion at the 2016 Venice Architecture Biennale.
Ole Bouman is founding director of Design Society, an initiative of China Merchants Group and the Victoria and Albert Museum, due to open in Shenzhen in 2017 in a building designed by Japanese architect Fumihiko Maki. Prior to that, he was director of the Netherlands Architecture Institute in Rotterdam and creative director of the Urbanism Architecture Bi-city Biennale in Shenzhen.
Sirkkaliisa Jetsonen, Finnish architect M.Sc. (Arch.),
is senior architect in the department of Cultural Environment Protection at the Finland’s National Board of Antiquities, specializing in the conservation and restoration of nationally significant heritage sites. She has lectured on architectural history at Aalto University, authored numerous articles and books on 20th century Finnish modernism and curated exhibitions on Finnish architecture.
Otso Kantokorpi is a Helsinki-based art critic who lives happily in a 1930s functionalist building designed by Arvo O. Aalto and associates. The interiors are crowned by a serigraph by the architect’s son, Timo Aalto, and the earthy shade of the exterior is now looking superb in its fresh coat of lime wash.
Hilla Rudanko is a Finnish architect and founder of Rudanko + Kankkunen Ltd Architects as well as the Uusi Kaupunki collective of young Finnish designers. Her practice specializes in learning environments, urban design and participatory planning.
FINNISH ARCHITECTURE 2014 – ALSO AVAILABLE!
192 pages, in English
This richly illustrated publication provides critical insights into current trends in Finnish architecture today, with each of the three jury members and four expert writers contributing their unique perspectives to current architectural discourse.
Articles were contributed by Rasmus Waern, Swedish architect, historian and architecture critic; architect Jonas Malmberg from the Architectural Heritage Department of the Alvar Aalto Museum; Anni Vartola, architect, Lic, Sc. (Tech) and co-editor of the Nordic Journal of Architectural Research web periodical, and Helena Soimakallio and Teemu Vehmaskoski representing the Finnish Association of Civil Engineers.