News: Archive 2012
On April 4th, the outcomes of project Aalto on Waves, the journey to Brazil, will be presented in Helsinki. Event is open for all.
Aalto Mechatronic Circus presents students' project works and ongoing research topics. Some of the project works are even interactive - you can test them yourself and beat the machine!
Invitation to open international architectural design competition for Otaniemi central campus of Aalto University Campus 2015.
MoA’12 is the year show of Aalto University. Opening on Wednesday 9 May 2012 this month long event showcases the future through theses and projects, research and study programmes.
If you missed the live streaming of the Designing for New Realities! seminar, never fear. The seminar is now online on YouTube. As summed up by moderator Alastair Fuad-Luke, "the collective ambition of the speakers and audience was palpable and, hopefully, societies are ready to take action to finally validate the foundation laid by an earlier generation who raised the socially conscious design flag back in the 1960s."
Photographer Aki-Pekka Sinikoski took a stroll by the site of the Pavilion, which is just now sporting a new roof. He took some fantastic photos.
On the lookout for iconic mobile antenna designs, Nokia Siemens Networks together with Aalto University, invited students to come up with ideas on how mobile antennas could look in the future. The winners of the active antenna design competition were announced on April 12th. The best design award was shared between teams Owl and Tetrix.
Aalto University has made a brave promise to change the world for a better place to live. Aalto Global Impact is a new community for people who are inspired to contribute to this pledge and believe that doing together is far better than doing in silos.
Commercialization and Scaling up Inclusive Businesses in Emerging Markets is a one-day workshop organized on April 20th. It focuses on the practical needs and opportunities of companies aiming to create new, profitable businesses in emerging markets while empowering local communities and reducing poverty.
In order to encourage students to consider establishing their own fashion-related businesses, Aalto Center for Entrepreneurship proudly launches together with the Aalto Department of Design the "Fashion Business Program".
Aalto University Union and SELL Student Games 2012 organize a seminar on environmental issues in a sport event. The seminar is hosted by Aalto University, City of Espoo and Helsinki Region Transport.
The seventh address of ADDTHOUGHT takes place on May 7, 2012 with Architect David Erdman’s presentation ‘Under Pressure’. Exploring innovative methods of massing through recent DavidClovers projects, Erdman outlines how digital/physical modeling and fabrication processes “pressurize” the high contrast between materials, programs and geometries.
At the heart of open Helsinki is the Pavilion, designed at Aalto University's Wood Program and a stunning example of sustainable architecture. There are hundreds of reasons to visit this summer: exhibitions, lectures, a working space, a dance floor, cafe, and rather a lot more.