Welcoming our new professor of Design Leadership Guy Julier

18. huhtikuu 2018

The School of Arts, Design and Architecture would like to warmly welcome Guy Julier as an incoming professor of Design Leadership.

Other

EgoCure at Loikka Festival and XR Encounters coming up

5. huhtikuu 2018

Ego Cure, a VR film and a pilot project by Aalto University’s Virtual Cinema Lab is shown at the Loikka film festival 5–8 April. Also an open networking session XR Encounters is planned to 4 May.

Other

Discuss the future of ARTS

4. huhtikuu 2018

Welcome to the student association TOKYO’s WgoARTS discussion! The theme of the event is Life in Otaniemi.

Other

Two Jussi Awards for Aalto people

27. maaliskuu 2018

Rauno Ronkainen and Anna Vilppunen recognized with Finland's highest honor in film.

Honored Science and art Other

Juuso Tervo wins 2018 Manuel Barkan Memorial Award for art education

26. maaliskuu 2018

Aalto alumnus and postdoctoral researcher recognized for excellence in art education research

Aalto ARTS books awarded as most beautiful of 2017 by the Finnish Book Art Committee

22. maaliskuu 2018

The Finnish Book Art Committee selected two Aalto ARTS books in its annual competition.

Honored

Two student films awarded at Tampere Film Festival

19. maaliskuu 2018

Hannu-Pekka Peltomaa and Sanni Priha were honored at the 2017 Tampere Film Festival.

Honored Science and art

Film Memento helped uncover how the brain remembers and interprets events from clues

21. helmikuu 2018

Key repeating moments in the film give viewers the information they need to understand the storyline. The scenes cause identical reactions in the viewer’s brain. The results deepen our understanding of how the brain functions, how narratives work in film, and memory mechanisms impaired by conditions such as Alzheimer’s disease.

Science and art Press releases

INTERVENTION IN URBAN SPACE book released

15. helmikuu 2018

Intervention In Urban Space book presents three different perspectives on intervention art through projects done by the authors Anna Jensen, Denise Ziegler and Taina Rajanti as well as a collective introduction that considers the concept and background of intervention art.

Studies Science and art

Olli Ilpo Salonen's MA film as a Jussi nominee

6. helmikuu 2018

Indie comedy "Wendy and the Refugee Neverland" is competing for a Jussi Award in best film music category.

Other

Landscape Observatory explored the state of landscape planning in Finland

26. tammikuu 2018

A recent study shows that developing sustainable landscape planning requires more cooperation.

Other

Architecture Speaks discussion brings Peter Zumthor to Finland Jan 17

10. tammikuu 2018

World-famous architects Peter Zumthor and Juhani Pallasmaa will discuss the being and state of architecture.

The new Design Club scholarship supports young people's ideas

10. tammikuu 2018

The purpose is to promote business opportunities for design and art.

Finnish network model for art education doctoral studies has international potential

19. joulukuu 2017

Aalto University coordinated a Finnish art education doctoral studies (FADS) consortium over four years.

Other

Architect students’ Lähi(ö)tori Exhibition in the Learning Centre

6. joulukuu 2017

The students visioned revitalizing of the Haaga, Malmi and Vuosaari suburban squares. Their exhibition Lähi(ö)tori was seen at the Lähiöfest2017 festival in Teurastamo this autumn.

Yrjö Sotamaa receives the Golden Estlander Medal

6. joulukuu 2017

Professor Yrjö Sotamaa from Aalto University has been awarded the Golden Estlander Medal 2017 by Design Forum Finland.

Honored Other

Design For Government raised interest in the EU Design Days 2017

4. joulukuu 2017

Aalto University’s Design for Government (DfG) course and its outcomes were presented at the EU Design Days on 19–20 September in Brussels.

Other

Aalto University’s fashion students’ works at an exhibition in Tokyo

22. marraskuu 2017

The fashion students’ collections are presented at an invitational exhibition at the famous 21_21 DESIGN SIGHT Gallery 3 in Tokyo, Japan on 2–3 December, 2017.

Press releases

Art of Research conference 2017 focuses on artist-researcher as catalyst

20. marraskuu 2017

Aalto University is organizing the sixth Art of Research conference November 29-30 by theme “Catalyses, interventions and transformations”.

Students planned a rooftop sauna in the centre of London

20. marraskuu 2017

A Finnish sauna has opened London, shimmering on evening light on the banks of the River Thames. The sauna is the result of Aalto's and Southbank Centre's co-operation.

Cooperation

Kela's new maternity package is designed by Robert Lönnqvist

15. marraskuu 2017

New look for the 2018 edition of the Finnish maternity package is Day Dream, designed by Aalto University Master's student Robert Lönnqvist. The maternity package will turn 80 years next year and is given out by Kela.

Department of Design well established in the Global Grad Show in Dubai

15. marraskuu 2017

Four projects from the Department of Design have been curated to be exhibited at the Global Grad Show 13-18 November 2017 in Dubai, the United Arab Emirates.

ETH Zurich's Dietmar Eberle on campus (Recap)

1. marraskuu 2017

A visit to Aalto University by Dietmar Eberle, Professor at ETH Zurich Department of Architecture.

Director Aku Louhimies studies the practices of film directing

27. lokakuu 2017

The new film version of the novel The Unknown Soldier has its premiere last week. For the film's director Aku Louhimies, the film also serves as a research subject at Aalto University.

Science and art

Kokoon nominated as Wood Award candidate

23. lokakuu 2017

The Kokoon house of Aalto University students is among the 15 Wood Award 2017 nominees. The house provides a compact solution for the challenges of temporary accommodation.

Honored

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