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dc.contributor Aalto-yliopisto fi
dc.contributor Aalto University en
dc.contributor.author Rossi, Saana
dc.contributor.editor Vladykina, Natalia
dc.contributor.editor Ahlava, Antti
dc.contributor.editor Nieto Fernandez, Fernando
dc.date.accessioned 2018-03-16T10:31:14Z
dc.date.available 2018-03-16T10:31:14Z
dc.date.issued 2018-01-16
dc.identifier.citation Vladykina , N , Rossi , S , Ahlava , A & Nieto Fernandez , F (eds) 2018 , Exit School of Architecture : Exhibition catalogue . ART + DESIGN + ARCHITECTURE , vol. Aalto-ADA 3/2018 , vol. Aalto-ADA 3/2018 , Aalto ARTS , Helsinki . en
dc.identifier.isbn 978-952-60-7830-4
dc.identifier.isbn 978-952-60-7831-1
dc.identifier.issn 1799-4853
dc.identifier.issn 1799-4861
dc.identifier.other PURE UUID: 0b835372-7612-40ea-8ebd-6d66f36fa44b
dc.identifier.other PURE ITEMURL: https://research.aalto.fi/en/publications/exit-school-of-architecture(0b835372-7612-40ea-8ebd-6d66f36fa44b).html
dc.identifier.other PURE LINK: http://urn.fi/URN:ISBN:978-952-60-7831-1
dc.identifier.uri https://aaltodoc.aalto.fi/handle/123456789/30246
dc.description.abstract The Exit School of Architecture project examines shared local identities and meanings in new Finnish architecture. Which values and themes tie together users and designers, the private and the public? We looked at the works’ participatory methods to find what aspects of local culture and aesthetics are embedded in the design process and the final product. The exhibition demonstrates shared social and aesthetic values and reasoning behind the present Nordic Noir architecture in Finland. We present 14 recently completed projects and 6 diploma works that abandon standardized ways of building to find more meaningful, individual solutions to design problems in contemporary cities and landscapes while retaining shared aesthetic values of solitude, simplicity, and closeness to nature in materials and spatial expression. The projects form two categories – projects that increase the well-being of the community, and projects that enhance one’s contact to nature, which is tied to individual well-being. The works all emphasize calmness – they provide a place of safety, quietness and tranquility amidst the hustle of daily lives. Simultaneously they strengthen a person’s relationship with their surroundings by creating stories through architecture. The concept of Finnishness can be examined through the projects – what are the factors that tie Finns together, and how can these characteristics be materialized in a single building, or exported to create a Finnish experience abroad? All of the projects have their own answers, but the highlight falls on social well-being, quietness, and a deep respect and love for untouched nature. en
dc.format.extent 42
dc.language.iso en en
dc.publisher Aalto ARTS
dc.relation.ispartofseries ART + DESIGN + ARCHITECTURE en
dc.relation.ispartofseries Volume Aalto-ADA 3/2018 en
dc.relation.ispartofseries issue Aalto-ADA 3/2018 en
dc.rights openAccess en
dc.subject.other Architecture en
dc.subject.other 211 Architecture en
dc.title Exit School of Architecture en
dc.type Book fi
dc.contributor.department Aalto University
dc.contributor.department Department of Architecture en
dc.subject.keyword Architecture
dc.subject.keyword 211 Architecture
dc.identifier.urn URN:NBN:fi:aalto-201803161716
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