Pallasmaa, A Leading Figure In Finnish Architecture, Will Speak
January 24, 2002--
Architect Juhani Pallasmaa
"Twelve Themes in My Work"
WHEN: Friday, Feb. 1, 5 p.m.
of Architecture, Campbell Hall, Room 153
internationally for his architectural design practice and theoretical
writing on architecture and the senses, Finnish architect Juhani
Pallasmaa will speak about his work on Friday, Feb. 1 at the University
of Virginia School of Architecture. His talk, at 5 p.m. in Campbell
Hall, Room 153 is titled: "Twelve Themes in My Work."
a leading figure in Finnish architecture, served as dean of the
Department of Architecture at the Helsinki University of Technology
from 1992 to 1997. He has served as the director of the Museum of
Finnish Architecture and held the position of State Artist Professor
in Finland for the past two decades. An honorary Fellow of the American
Institute of Architects, in 1999 he received the Union of International
Architects' UIA Medal in architectural criticism.
many notable projects include renovations of the Finnish Institute
in Paris and the Rovaniemi Art Museum in Finland. His firm's collaboration
in the design of the International Moscow Bank was awarded the Russian
State Prize, that country's most prestigious architectural award.
author of numerous books and exhibition catalogues, his current
book, "The Architecture of Image: Existential Space in Cinema,"
was published in 2001.
the U.Va. School of Architectures 2002 Thomas Jefferson Professor,
Pallasmaa is leading a design studio in architecture this semester.
Jane Ford, (434) 924-4298