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Join us now for the 16th Alvar Aalto Symposium – THE WEIGHT OF ARCHITECTURE

Two days, three themes, with presentations on: the ENVIRONMENT, RESOURCES, and ARCHITECTURE. Leading international and Finnish speakers, discussions, networking, an unmissable side programme, and Aalto’s architecture set amidst wonderful lake scenery.

Seminar registration is available either onsite in Jyväskylä, Finland, or online at the virtual event platform. Registration is required for all participants.

Take advantage of the reduced prices and get your early bird tickets before 31.5.2024!

Seminar registration fees include:

For onsite attendance:

  • Attendance to all onsite and online seminar sessions
  • Free access to seminar recordings until 31.10.2024
  • Seminar bag (incl. seminar information package, seminar gift, tourist information, etc.)
  • Get-together event on 22.8.2024 at the Aalto2 Museum Centre (incl. light buffet dinner and drinks)
  • Coffee served during 22.-23.8.2024
  • Attendance and/or author certifica

For online attendance:

  • Attendance to all online seminar sessions
  • Free access to seminar recordings until 31.10.2024
  • Attendance and/or author certificate
Seminar ticket 1-day LIVE 2-days LIVE 2-days VIRTUAL
Early bird seminar ticket until 31.5.2024 105€ 176€ 88€
Seminar ticket 1.6.-23.8.2024 132€ 220€ 110€
Student early bird seminar ticket until 31.5.2024 24€ 40€ 20€
Student seminar ticket 1.6.-23.8.2024 30€ 50€ 25€


The side programme includes guided architectural excursions to Aalto sites. Starting point for the tour 1: Kiasma, Mannerheiminaukio 2, Helsinki, tours 2-6: Aalto2 Museum Centre, Alvar Aallon katu 7, Jyväskylä.

Note: Limited amount of tickets (max 40/tour). The tours will take place only with a minimum of 10 participants. In case of cancellation, the fee will be refunded in full.

  1. Muuratsalo Experimental House 21.8.2024 13:30-22:00. Excursion by bus and boat: Helsinki – Korpilahti (bus) – Muuratsalo (boat) – Jyväskylä (bus) (290€, incl. dinner)
  2. Aalto campus 22.8.2024 9:00-10:30: Walking tour in the main campus of the University of Jyväskylä (free, registration required)
  3. Säynätsalo Town Hall 22.8.2024 9:00-11:00. Excursion by bus. (30€)
  4. Aalto’s boat Nemo Propheta in Patria 23.8.2024 19:00-22:00. Exhibition, sauna & dinner at Sataman Viilu in Jyväskylä harbour (70€, incl. sauna, hot tub, dinner)
  5. Aalto West 24.8.2024 9:00-22:00: Excursion by bus: Jyväskylä – Villa Mairea, Noormarkku – Paimio Sanatorium – Helsinki (380€, incl. lunch, dinner)
  6. Aalto East 24.8.2024 9:00-22:00: Excursion by bus: Jyväskylä – Church of the Three Crosses, Imatra – Sunila pulp mill residential area, Kotka – Helsinki (380€, incl. lunch, dinner)