Finlandia Prize for Architecture for the New Children’s Hospital

3. lokakuu 2018

The hospital was designed from child's point of view.


  • new_childrens_hospital
  • finlandia_prize
  • architecture

Architectural week in libraries this week

1. lokakuu 2018

Libraries all over Finland celebrate architecture 1-7 October, for the first time. Architectural week is inspired by Finland's exhibition at the Venice International Architecture Biennale.


  • Venice_biennale
  • exhibition
  • architecture

Aalto University among the 10 best landscape architecture programmes

26. syyskuu 2018

Five student projects were selected to represent Aalto at the Biennial of Landscape Architecture in Barcelona

Honored Science and art

  • landscape_architecture

Curator Paola Antonelli's open lecture: Broken Nature 20 September

18. syyskuu 2018

The lecture will be on the relationship between design, nature and humanity.

Studies Science and art Cooperation

  • broken_nature
  • triennale_di_milano
  • open_lecture

Aalto students won Habitare Design Competition

14. syyskuu 2018

The Habitare Design Competition was won jointly by Ariane Relander with her design Organized Chaos, and by the designer duo Janne Pärssinen and Tony Yau with their design Spotti (‘Spot’).

Honored Science and art

  • spatial_design
  • Habitare
  • architecture
  • competition
  • design

Aalto University at Habitare 2018

11. syyskuu 2018

Aalto University and its alumni are again prominently present at Habitare, the largest furniture, design and interior design event in Finland.

Science and art Other

Aalto’s faculty and students power Helsinki Design Week

6. syyskuu 2018

Aalto University people play a prominent role at Helsinki Design Week (HDW), which starts today.


  • Helsinki_Design_Week
  • exhibition
  • design

From industrial wasteland to urban oasis with the help of art

9. elokuu 2018

Aalto University's partnership with Flow festival gives the visitors numerous art and cultural experiences.


  • aika_lava
  • partnerships
  • flow_festival

Want design delivered straight to your doorstep?

29. kesäkuu 2018

As part of Helsinki Design Week, you can have new Aalto University Shop goods hand-delivered to your door on 10th September.


  • design_delivered
  • cooperation
  • design

Conferment ceremony welcomed new doctors to the academic community

19. kesäkuu 2018

President Ilkka Niemelä hopes the new doctoral graduates maintain a connection with their alma mater in the future.


What might musical instruments of the future look like?

19. kesäkuu 2018

A 5-year grant from the Academy of Finland will allow Koray Tahiroğlu and his research team to explore digital musical interactions.

Science and art

  • NIME
  • sopi
  • funding
  • research
  • academy_of_finland

Ceremonial conferment to celebrate 421 new doctors in the field of technology

14. kesäkuu 2018

The doctoral graduates are ceremonially introduced and given the insignia of their degree, the doctoral hat of technology.

Press releases

Congratulations to all graduates!

13. kesäkuu 2018

The 2017-18 graduates of the School of Arts, Design and Architecture will be celebrated today. Aalto Ceremony Week includes also a joint graduation party.


  • graduation
  • graduation_party

Doctoral education 2.0 – Is doctoral education up to the challenge?

6. kesäkuu 2018

Recipients of honorary doctorates in technology will tackle issues related to the future of doctoral education in a public panel discussion on 14 June.

Science and art

Even researchers should embrace the practice

30. toukokuu 2018

Professor Pirjo Sanaksenaho from the Department of Architecture hopes to see an architect’s basic labour – design – feature more prominently in future doctoral dissertations in architecture.

Science and art

Aalto's Näytös show brings high fashion to Finland

29. toukokuu 2018

Winners of the evening include Idaliina Friman, Erika Hirsimäki, Eetu Kemppainen, Emma Saarnio, Anni Salonen and Eerika Yli-Rahko

Honored Science and art Other

Three Aalto students awarded Fulbright grants to top US universities

22. toukokuu 2018

The highly valued grant will enable graduate studies and research at Harvard University and Massachusetts Institute of Technology starting this fall.

Cooperation Studies

  • Fulbright

More women complete doctoral degrees in technology

18. toukokuu 2018

Doctoral education and doctoral students have changed over the years. The doctoral graduates of today are younger than ever and, in the field of technology, a quarter of them are women.

Science and art

Seven new Honorary Doctorates in Technology to be conferred at Aalto University

17. toukokuu 2018

The Aalto University schools of technology will confer honorary doctorates on seven eminent persons in the fields of science, technology and architecture.

Honored Science and art

With an enthusiastic team, big challenges can be taken on

15. toukokuu 2018

In the SGT Studio course’s international development projects, a Ugandan engineer and a Finnish architect can learn from each other.

Studies Science and art

  • masters_studies
  • sustainable_development
  • student_project

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.


  • Design_Leadership
  • guy_julier
  • professor

Aalto-Tongji co-operation was awarded in open environmental competition

11. huhtikuu 2018

Artists Bao Xiying and Jarmo Suominen from Tongji and Aalto have received 3rd prize at Finnish public art competition in Espoo with their artwork “Light of my life”.


  • Tongji_university
  • art_competition
  • cooperation

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.


  • wgo_ARTS
  • tokyo
  • discussion

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

  • Jussi
  • Awards
  • film

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

  • excellence
  • Manuel_Barkan_Memorial
  • Honored
  • Award
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