EVENTS IN ENGLISH
Guided tours in English
Guided tour in English: every first Friday of the month at 4.30 pm
WOOD WORKS – 12 Viewpoints to Wood Architecture
Curated by Professor Pekka Heikkinen, this six-part international lecture series presents topical issues and high-quality examples of wooden architecture and construction. The lecture series is a collaboration of the Museum of Finnish Architecture, Aalto University and the Ministry of the Environment.
Mill River Park Carousel Building / Gray Organschi Architecture
kuva: David Sundberg / ESTO
Next in series:
Tiistai 4.6 klo 18 / Tuesday June 4, 6 pm
Decarbonized Wood – Practical Tools for Building Designers
Principal partner, Gray Organschi Architecture / Timber City Initiative
Professor, Aalto University & Senior specialist, Ministry of the Environment
Because of the advancing resource and climate crisis, we need to change the way we plan, build and operate buildings. Dr. Matti Kuittinen is an Adjunct professor at Aalto University and a Senior specialist at the Ministry of the Environment in Finland. His presentation will include an in-depth analysis of the carbon footprint, carbon handprint and recycling potential of a wooden school building in Connecticut, USA.
Alan Organschi is a principal and partner at Gray Organschi Architecture an award-winning architectural practice in New Haven, Connecticut, recognized internationally for its integration of design, construction and environmental research. As founder of the fabrication workshop JIG Design Build he designed the Ecological Living Module, a fully self-sustaining micro house for the United Nations Environment Program.
His current research project, the Timber City Initiative, examines the application of emerging structural wood fiber technologies to the construction of global cities. He has written and lectured extensively on the carbon sequestration benefits of biogenic material substitution in dense urban building and civil infrastructure and is a co-author of the upcoming book The Carbon Guidebook: A Field Manual For Building Designers.
Held in English / Free admission
ARCHITECTURAL WALKS IN HELSINKI July 2nd – Aug 31st, 2019
Museum of Finnish Architecture's walking tours take over Helsinki in summer 2019. Our guide, Gayle McKeen, is an experienced tour guide, who has conducted walking tours in Chicago for the Chicago Architecture Foundation. She holds a Ph.D. in political science from the University of Chicago and has taught at major universities in the United States and the United Kingdom.
Every day from Tuesday till Saturday at 11 am
Departure: Museum of Finnish Architecture, Kasarmikatu 24, Helsinki
Duration: 2 hours
Tuesday: Tour in Historical Helsinki
Wednesday Tour in Ullanlinna
Thursday: Tour in Historical Helsinki
Friday: Tour in Eliel Saarinen's Helsinki
Saturday: Tour in Ullanlinna
PLEASE NOTE: There will be no tours in June 19–20.
On this website you can see all the events provided by the Museum of Finnish Architecture. In addition to its exhibitions, the museum organizes also other events, such as discussions, lectures and workshops.
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