Programme

Friday August 7th, 2009

Venue: Jyväskylä Workers’ Club, address: Väinönkatu 7

(Chairman: Esa Laaksonen)

18.00

Registration begins

19.00

OPENing party of the 11th Alvar Aalto Symposium
Artist Reijo Kela, dance/performance

19.20

Welcome, Esa Laaksonen; introduction Sami Rintala

19.30-20:30

Carin Smuts / South Africa
How To Listen To People?

Interview with Carin Smuts by moderator Mark Isitt

20:30

Reijo Kela, second performance

21.00

Music, light buffet

Saturday August 8th, 2009

Venue: Main auditorium of the University of Jyväskylä

09:00

Registration

09:30

Press meeting, Main building of the University of Jyväskylä

10:00

Welcome Esa Laaksonen

10:05

Opening and introduction Sami Rintala

(Chairman: Sami Rintala)

10:30 -
11:15

Yrjö Haila / Finland
Embedded in the Biosphere

11.20 -
11.45

Interview with Yrjö Haila in the Lobby bar
Moderator: Mark Isitt / Sweden

11.45 -
12.45

Lunch break

12.45 -
13.45

Short lectures
Anna Heringer / Austria Building for Change - Handmade Architecture in Bangladesh
Saija Hollmén / Jenni Reuter / Helena Sandman/ Finland Beyond Design
Geir Tore Holm / Norway Indoor House
Olavi Koponen / Finland Strokes

(Chairman: Rainer Mahlamäki)

13.45 -
14.30

Juhani Pallasmaa / Finland
The Limits Of Architecture - between reality and fiction

14:35 -
15:20

Patama Roonrakwit / Thailand
Out of professional practice

15:20 -
16:00

Interview with Juhani Pallasmaa and Patama Roonrakwit in the Lobby bar

16.00 -
16.30

Break

16.30 -
17.15

Mauricio Pezo / Sofia von Ellrichshausen / Chile
Short Memory

17.20 -
18.00

Interview with Mauricio Pezo and Sofia von Ellrichshausen in the Lobby bar

19.00 -
20.30

Reception at the Alvar Aalto Museum (Alvar Aallon katu 7)

Possibility to visit exhibitions:
Alvar Aalto Museum: SHIFTING CONTOUR - Experiencing Landscape in Aalto's Architecture
Museum of Central Finland (Alvar Aallon katu 7): RAILI AND REIMA PIETILÄ - Challenging Modern Architecture

 

Alvar Aalto Symposium 30 Year Jubilee Reception by the City of Jyväskylä, Tanssisali Lutakko (Schaumaninkatu 3).
We kindly ask the guests to arrive at 20:50

21:00

Welcoming words of City of Jyväskylä, Mayor Mr Markku Andersson
Music: Ms Maria Siltanen (vocalist), Mr Ville Jaakkonen (piano)
Buffet

23:00

Event ends

Sunday August 9th, 2009

Venue: Main auditorium of the University of Jyväskylä

(Chairman: Sami Rintala)

10.00 -
10.45

Bijoy Jain / India
Dialogue and Deviation. India: Building in times of change

10.50 -
11.35

Alexander Brodsky / Russia
Untitled lecture

11.40 -
12.00

Interview with Bijoy Jain and Alexander Brodsky in the Lobby bar

12.00 -
12.45

Lunch break

(Chairman: Mark Isitt)

13.00 -
13.45

Francis Kéré / Burkina Faso
Step by step: Sustainable buildings for Africa

13.50 -
14.35

Dan Rockhill / USA
Design and Construction: Hand and Mind The work of Rockhill and Associates and Studio 804

14.40 -
15.00

Interview with Francis Kéré and Dan Rockhill in the Lobby bar

15.00 -
15.15

Closing of the Symposium Sami Rintala

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The organisers reserve the right to alter the programme.