“Where’s the genius here?” Arkadia Bookshop in Helsinki hosted a discussion of regional architecture schools
On August 15th Arkadia in Helsinki was the venue for a roundtable entitled ‘The future of regional architecture schools’ and the presentation of the 31st issue of Project Baltia. The event was sponsored by SAROS.
Riga | 02.10.2017
NORDIC BLOCK architecture exhibition is open at the Latvian Museum of Architecture on 2 October – 1 December 2017. Lectures & discussions with exhibition curators start on 2 October at the Latvian Architects’ Union.
Moscow | 04.10.2017
Finnish Architecture Days were held in Moscow on October 04–05th by Project Baltia magazine together with the Embassy of Finland and the Association of Finnish Architects’ Offices (ATL). The festival took place for the second time and this year the topic was defined as “Educational Environment”. The partner of the festival was Honka construction company (Rossa Rakenne SPb).
St. Petersburg | 28.09.2017
Nordic Architecture Days were conducted on September 28-29th in St. Petersburg. The topic of the events, held for the second time, was defined as “Architecture and Education”. The discussion took place within the framework of “Nordic Week in St. Petersburg” festival. The Project Baltia magazine, the Consulates General and the institutes of cultures of Nordic countries organized the events.
Saint-Petersburg | 30.10.2016
October 29th – October 1st: Project Baltia and the Nordic consulates general and institutes of culture for the first time held ‘Architecture Days’ in St Petersburg as part of the Nordic Weeks Festival. The theme chosen was ‘Architecture and landscape’, and the event was supported by the Russian Guild of Property Managers and Developers.
Opening Week of the 5th Architecture Biennale will take place from September 11th – 15th, 2019 in multiple venues in the heart of Tallinn. Dedicated to the theme “Beauty Matters: The Resurgence of Beauty”, the international architecture festival, organised by the Estonian Centre for Architecture and curated by Dr. Yael Reisner, celebrates the aesthetic experience in architecture, after almost 80 years of cultural bias.
The only foreigner to take part in the series of architecture talks entitled ‘Genius loci’ (organized by Project Baltia and the ‘Novaya Gollandiya: cultural urbanization’ project) was the Finnish theoretician Juhani Pallasmaa. Russian readers know Pallasmaa from his book ‘The thinking hand. Existential and embodied wisdom in architecture’, which is now a bibliographical rarity. Here Marina Nikiforova talks to Finland’s principal architect-thinker.