Open lecture with Juhani Pallasmaa

2018-06-11 16:00:00 2018-06-11 18:00:00 Europe/Helsinki Open lecture with Juhani Pallasmaa The Department of Architecture welcomes you to the Keynote lecture of professor emeritus, architect Juhani Pallasmaa. It is part of the AHRA (Architectural Humanities Research Association) student symposium arranged by Aalto University on June 11-12, 2018 http://living.aalto.fi/en/midcom-permalink-1e85751ac08df56575111e8b77eef99df133eaf3eaf Otakaari 1, 02150, Espoo

The Department of Architecture welcomes you to the Keynote lecture of professor emeritus, architect Juhani Pallasmaa. It is part of the AHRA (Architectural Humanities Research Association) student symposium arranged by Aalto University on June 11-12, 2018

11.06.2018 / 16:00 - 18:00

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The AHRA2018 student symposium June 11-12 2018 calls PhD candidates to reflect on the various uses of history and historical knowledge in architectural research and practice in the most broad sense. Speakers are also welcome to reflect on the role of history in their own research.
 

INVITATION

Professor emeritus, architect Juhani Pallasmaa will give his keynote lecture “STRATIFICATIONS – memory, experience and imagination” on Monday June 11 at 16:15. After the lecture there will be discussion and refreshments.

Venue: Aalto University Undergraduate Centre, Otakaari 1 (former TKK main building), Lecture hall D.

This lecture by Juhani Pallasmaa is open to everyone - please sign up here by June 8:
https://www.webropolsurveys.com/S/6114CE3E3E59535B.par


JUHANI PALLASMAA CV / March 2018

Juhani Pallasmaa (b. 1936), architect, professor emeritus, has practiced architecture in collaboration with other architects, and in 1983-2012 through his own office Juhani Pallasmaa Architects. Held  positions, such as Rector of the Institute of Industrial Design, Helsinki (1970-72), Director of the Museum of Finnish Architecture (1978-83), and Professor and Dean of the School of Architecture, Helsinki University of Technology (1991-79). Several visiting professorships in the USA (Yale University, Washington University in St. Louis, University of Virginia, University of Illinois, and The Catholic University in Washington, D.C.). Taught and lectured in numerous universities in Europe, North and South America, Africa, Asia and Australia. Member of the Pritzker Architecture Prize Jury 2008-14.

Pallasmaa has published 60 books and 400 essays, and his writings have been translated into  35 languages. His best known books include: The Eyes of the Skin (1995 and 2012), The Thinking Hand (2012),The Embodied Image (2015), The Architecture of Image: existential space in cinema (2001).

Honorary member of SAFA, AIA and RIBA,  Academician of the International Academy of Architecture. Several Finnish and international awards for architecture and writing and five Honorary Doctorates in Finland, Estonia, Romania and USA.

The AHRA2018 student symposium June 11-12 2018 calls PhD candidates to reflect on the various uses of history and historical knowledge in architectural research and practice in the most broad sense. Speakers are also welcome to reflect on the role of history in their own research.


 

The Architectural Humanities Research Association AHRA was created to provide an inclusive and comprehensive support network of researchers in architectural humanities across the UK and beyond. It promotes, supports, develops and disseminates high-quality research in all areas of architectural humanities.

 

For more information ahra2018.aalto.fi/keynote

Inquiries: mary-ann.alfthan@aalto.fi