Welcome to the Island of Trojan Horses!

16. lokakuu 2017

An exhibition, or rather an island for reading and discussing questions about working life, is brought to the Aalto University Learning Centre Lobby by the Trojan Horse collective.

A night at the galaxy – students of IDBM Challenge created a multisensory space journey

16. lokakuu 2017

Have you ever dreamt about exploring space? Or simply wondered if you will be able to spend a night up there during your lifetime? These were the questions that the students of IDBM Master’s programme asked – and the end result was a space odyssey.

Studies

  • IDBM

Laser scanning and augmented reality to enter theatres

13. lokakuu 2017

The objective of the Virtual Adventure into the World of Theatre project is to increase the interest of young people in particular in culture.

Science and art Press releases

Contribute to the Dipoli Living Room Housewarming

11. lokakuu 2017

There is an accumulative exhibition project going on in Dipoli that grows across three weeks, until October 27.

Media students ready for space festival in India

11. lokakuu 2017

After a year of developing, testing, sharing and experimenting, the Aalto University Media students are ready to move their space-related installation to India.

Design students and staff discussed ceramics in Ceramic Values conference

10. lokakuu 2017

Students and staff presented their work and ideas about ceramics at an international conference in Stoke-on-Trent – a historical center of ceramics production.

Science and art

Kristiina Mäkelä appointed as Aalto University Provost

9. lokakuu 2017

The Provost leads the processes related to teaching, research, innovation and societal impact.

Press releases

  • provost

Documentary of citizens activism in Helsinki

6. lokakuu 2017

“Not all the activists go on the streets with flags”, is a short film produced by Luca Acito as part of his master thesis at Aalto University, Master in Collaborative and Industrial Design.

Science and art

  • urban_studies
  • Helsinki
  • Thesis

Extractor of dreams

5. lokakuu 2017

Service designer Mikko Koivisto is shaking up how we shop at pharmacies and creating soulful soup meals. Last spring, he received the Ornamo Award for his pioneering work in a field that barely existed just ten years ago.

Other

  • magazine_20
  • IDBM
  • Aalto_University_Magazine
  • alumni
  • service_design
  • magazine

Aalto Magazine #20 examines work in the new age

4. lokakuu 2017

The just-released Aalto University Magazine 20 explores the changing nature of work and considers how the University can prepare students for it.

Other

  • magazine_20
  • Aalto_University_Magazine
  • magazine

Alumni Elina Brotherus on exhibition in Paris

3. lokakuu 2017

Aalto University alumni, photographer Elina Brotherus has an exhibition at the Pompidou Centre in Paris. The exhibition "Règle du jeu" (Game Rules) presents a renewed Brotherus.

Other

Winner of the Finlandia Prize for Architecture supports new ways of learning

2. lokakuu 2017

Learning is fun in the Harald Herlin Learning Centre, designed by Alvar Aalto.

Campus

Janne Pärssinen second in Helkama cargo bicycle design competition

2. lokakuu 2017

Electrically assisted “Kaari” bike is a variant of the traditional two wheeled cargo bicycle.

Honored

  • design

Kick scooters available to speed up getting around on campus

29. syyskuu 2017

The foldable scooters can be brought on the bus and even indoors, and their availability can be checked conveniently by phone.

Campus Cooperation

  • kick_scooter
  • samocat_sharing

Heidi Karjalainen is the Young Designer of the Year 2017

27. syyskuu 2017

MA fashion student Heidi Karjalainen won the prize of the Young Designer of the Year. Her design of the Finnish folk costume combines traditional men's pinstripe with women's formal party wear.

Other Honored

  • Pirjo_Hirvonen
  • Heidi_Karjalainen
  • Young_Designer_of_the_Year
  • fashion

Photography student Karl Ketamo’s work in the Photo X Photoville

25. syyskuu 2017

Aalto University MA student from the photographic unit, Karl Ketamo, has been curated to be part of the Rotterdam Photo X Photoville photo festival 12-24 September. Ketamo is one of four visual artists presented in the festival’s exhibition “(Un)Bound”.

Immersive tour into Rembrandt’s painting from 1632

25. syyskuu 2017

Interactive diorama, The Anatomy Lesson of Dr. Nicolaes Tulp is a virtual reality simulation, that takes a visitor deep into a painting by Rembrandt from 1632. It allows an immersive exploration in a space beyond the 2D surface.

Other

Developing design learning

25. syyskuu 2017

More collaboration with Art Education in Aalto University and SuoMu, the Finnish Association of Design Learning

Cooperation Studies

  • design_education
  • art
  • art_education
  • design

Hanna-Kaisa Korolainen receives Dorothy Waxman Special Jury’s Mention

20. syyskuu 2017

In addition to Korolainen, Aalto Arts Textile design graduates Aamu Salo, Tiina Paavilainen and MA-student Antonina Sedakova were among the 15 finalists in the International competition.

Honored

  • Awards

Aaltoes organising Europe’s largest design hackathon

20. syyskuu 2017

Dash raises design thinking and multidisciplinarity into the limelight of the hackathon.

Other

  • Dash
  • aaltoes
  • hackathon
  • design

Jaakko Kahilaniemi has won the Majaoja Prize 10.000e

18. syyskuu 2017

Photographic artist Jaakko Kahilaniemi has won the main prize 10.000 euros awarded by Majaoja Foundation with his photo series 100 Hectares of Understanding. The series deals with forest and understanding and owning it.

Press releases Other

Anssi Pulkkinen’s ruins installation in Habitare

13. syyskuu 2017

The Habitare Fair shows sculptor Anssi Pulkkinen’s installation of a ruined Syrian home, Street View (Reassembled), in the Fair Center on 13-17 September.

Other Science and art

  • Anssi_Pulkkinen
  • Habitare

How can design benefit business and strategy?

13. syyskuu 2017

‘Heavy metal’ summer project explored design as a strategic tool in technology driven companies.

Studies Cooperation

  • Technology_Industries_of_Finland
  • strategy
  • design

Reeta Ek the Young Designer of the Year 2017

12. syyskuu 2017

The Young Designer of the Year prize of 2017 is given to textile and surface designer Reeta Ek

Honored Science and art

  • Award

Maija Tammi shortlisted for National Portrait Gallery’s prize for the best photographic portrait

11. syyskuu 2017

Tammi’s photograph portrays Erica, an android developed at Osaka University.

Science and art

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