EVENTS IN ENGLISH


GUIDED TOURS IN ENGLISH

Guided tour in English: 
every Saturday at 1pm
every first Friday of the month at 4.30 pm (July 5, August 2, 2019)
 
The guided tours are open for all and included in the museum admission fee.
In Finnish: every Saturday at 3 pm.
In English: every Saturday at 1 pm, every first Friday of the month at 4.30 pm.
Museum entrance fee €10/5/0.


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Wood Works is a six-part international lecture series to focus on wood architecture. The series is curated by Professor Pekka Heikkinen, Aalto University. The lecture series is a collaboration of the Museum of Finnish Architecture, Aalto University and the Ministry of the Environment.
 
25.9.2019
6pm-7:30
NEW FORMS OF WOOD
Johannes Rebhahn Head of International Timber Projects, WIEHAG GmbH
Kimmo Lintula, Professor in Building Technology, Aalto University, partner, K2S Architects
Held in English / Free admission / 
 
Advanced wood technology offers wide possibilities to architectural expression. That emphasizes the high demand for knowledge, skills and creativity. At its best, wood is a solution for a challenging building tasks and intriguing geometries, which raises a question whether there is natural form for wooden structure.
 
Johannes Rebhahn was born into a traditional sawmill family in Austria which explains the sawdust in his veins! He studied structural engineering at Graz University in Austria and Lisbon, Portugal before joining leading glulam provider’s Wiehag GmbH in 2002 where he works as Head of International Projects. Johannes’s passion for timber is demonstrated by his involvement in some of the most important milestone timber projects ever constructed, and these include iconic projects like The Ice Mall in Eilat, Israel, Norman Foster’s Crossrail Place at Canary Wharf and Macallan Distillery in Scotland by Richard Rogers, and the recently completed 25 Kings Street project in Brisbane, Australia, which is one of the tallest timber office buildings in the world.
 
Kimmo Lintula is a partner in K2S architects, one of most known Finnish architectural practices. He is, as well, the Professor in Aalto University focusing on building materials, technology and reuse of buildings. Awarded works by K2S include the Kamppi Chapel, Fazer Visitor Centre and renovation of the Olympic stadium in Helsinki.
 
 
LÄHIÖFEST
 
Friday Sep 27, 2019 at 3.45pm – 5pm, Otaniemi: Departure from Dipoli, Otakaari 24, 02150 Espoo
Guided Walking Tour: Experience the architectural masterpieces of Alvar Aalto in Otaniemi 
The tour starts right after the seminar People-Driven City. It will be hosted by museum's Head of Research Juhana Lahti. The tour focuses on iconic campus buildings designed by Alvar Aalto, such as the former main building of Aalto University, and the new Harald Herlin Learning Centre, originally designed by Aalto and completed in 1970.
 
Language of the tour is English. Free admission.
The tour is part of the People-Driven City Lähiöfest main seminar.

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