Rainer Mahlamäki is giving the next lecture in the international lecture series Nordic Perspectives #2. The lecture is called ”The Concentrated Imagination” – Works by Lahdelma & Mahlamäki Architects
When: Thursday 25 October at 15.00.
Aarhus School of Architecture, Gymnastiksalen, Paradisgade 4-6, 8000 Aarhus C.
Institute for Geoscience, AU, Auditorium no. 137, Høegh-Guldbergsgade 2, 8000 Aarhus C
The lecture is public and free of charge.
Lahdelma & Mahlamäki Architects is of the most prolific and successful architecture firms in Finland. A significant part of their works has begun as successful entries in architectural competitions, in which they have received 35 first prizes. Lahdelma & Mahlamäki Architects were founded in 1997 by architects Ilmari Lahdelma and Rainer Mahlamäki. Their work is a continuum of Finnish design tradition with focus on sustainability, high quality materials and attention to detail. Qualities that come together with cutting-edge technologies and techniques, which can be seen in there build works as well as their drawings and presentations. Both Ilmari Lahdelma and Rainer Mahlamäki are internationally recognized architects, each with one leg in practice and teaching.
Rainer Mahlamäki studied architecture at the Tampere University of Technology and was awarded the Master of Science in Architecture in 1987. Mahlamäki was appointed Professor of Contemporary Architecture at the Univerversity of Oulo Department of Architecture in 1997. From 2000 to 2007 he was head of the department and since 2007 vice-head of the department. In 2007 to 2011 he was appointed President of the Finnish Association of Architects (SAFA).