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the Serlachius Museum Gösta’s Pavilion, Photo Pedro Pegenaute

the Serlachius Museum Gösta’s Pavilion, Photo Pedro Pegenaute.

The Finnish Architecture – Biennial Review 2016 will visit the Alvar Aalto Museum’s Gallery in Jyväskylä 25.11.2016–5.2.2017. Exhibits include Jyväskylä’s Puukuokka housing block – winner of the Finlandia Prize for Architecture – and the Alvar Aalto Library in Vyborg – a prime example of building-restoration expertise.

This year, the Biennial Review highlights bold thinking and experimental architecture. It presents 15 jury-selected projects completed between July 2013 and June 2015.

Three of the most accomplished projects will be spotlighted in detail: The Opinmäki School and Learning Centre (Espoo 2015), the Puukuokka Housing Block (Jyväskylä 2014) and the Serlachius Museum Gösta’s Pavilion (Mänttä 2014).

The review is organized by the Alvar Aalto Foundation, the Museum of Finnish Architecture and the Finnish Association of Architects SAFA.

The exhibition was supported by Akukon, Betoniluoma, L2 Paloturvallisuus, Wienerberger oy ab and the Helsinki Housing Production Department (ATT). The publication was produced with support from the Ministry on Employment and the Economy.

Read more from the press release.

The formal exhibition opening with a conversation guide is at 13–16 on Friday 25.11.2016. 

The Finnish Architecture – Biennial Review 2016
Alvar Aalto Museum Gallery
Alvar Aallon katu 7, Jyväskylä, Finland
Open Tuesday–Sunday 11 am–6 pm

Further information about the exhibition:

Curator Mari Murtoniemi, mari.murtoniemi(at), +358 40 355 9162