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The Ruusupuisto competition winners will be announced tomorrow on Finland’s Architecture Day and Alvar Aalto’s birthday, 3 February 2016.

The popularity of the public architectural competition run by the Alvar Aalto Foundation and the City of Jyväskylä exceeded all expectations. A total of 689 entries were received.

The prizes will be awarded at the Museum of Central Finland in Jyväskylä. More info about the competition at

Alvar Aalto Museum offers visitors a free entry on Aalto’s birthday.

Alvar Aalto´s birthday is also honored with the traditional Architecture Day´s Seminar. Check out the programme at:

Further information:

Annukka Pakarinen, Communications, Alvar Aalto Foundation, annukka.pakarinen (at), +358 50 381 0143