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The Alvar Aalto Symposium, which has established itself as a recognised architecture event, gathered over 300 architecture enthusiasts to the city of Jyväskylä 7–9 August 2015. The symposium’s theme challenged the speakers and participants to examine architecture from the perspective of doing.

The attraction of the symposium comes from both the interesting themes and the attending people. The lecturers and the architects, designers, students, journalists and other participants from around the world produced a seminar that was rich with discussion and argument.

The Alvar Aalto Foundation produced the event in cooperation with the Museum of Finnish Architecture, Architecture Information Centre Finland and the City of Jyväskylä. The Symposium’s arrangements were supported by the Ministry of Education and Culture and the City of Jyväskylä.

With these pictures symposium organizers would like to thank all the participants and lecturers who took part in this years’ event! More pictures coming soon.

All photos: Tiina Ekosaari / Alvar Aalto Museum

More information: 
Producer Tomi Summanen, Alvar Aalto Foundation
symposium(a), tel. +358 44 555 7337