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To be held in August, the 12th international Alvar Aalto Symposium, entitled “CRAFTED – The Ingredients of Architecture”, will feature 14 top experts and thinkers in their fields from Finland and abroad, offering their takes on this year’s theme.

The latest confirmed speaker at the symposium is Mohsen Mostafavi, a renowned architect who is dean and professor at the Harvard Graduate School of Design. Mohsen Mostafavi will take the slot of Richard Sennett, whose appearance was cancelled earlier.

Crafted press release 2/2012

For the programme and registration, visit the symposium website at

A press release (PDF) of the EXPERIENCE WOOD! exhibition, to open in conjunction with the Alvar Aalto Symposium.