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Hook'18: Campus of the Future

learn, architecture, business, collaboration, multidisciplinary, urban planning

30 May at 16:00 — 19:30



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Dipoli, Lumituuli Auditorium
Otaniemi campus


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What will a campus look like in the future? Aalto University believes its campus in Otaniemi can become an open city for everyone.

Hook'18 will be a fantastic introduction to new perspectives from leading international experts and the urban transformation of the Otaniemi area. Our speakers will present emerging ideas from architectural practice, urban design and sustainable development.

16.00 Antti Ahlava, Vice President in Campus Development at Aalto University, and Eetu Ristaniemi, Director of RE Investments at Aalto University Campus & Real Estate, will showcase a new vision for an open and urban Aalto University campus.

16.20 İdil Gaziulusoy, Assistant Professor in Sustainable Design at Aalto University will introduce her pioneering design research and teaching on urban sustainability transitions.

16.40 Charles Landry, Urban planner, and author will launch his latest book The Civic City in a Nomadic World, using it as a framework to discuss the case of the Aalto campus in Otaniemi.

17.25 Michel Rojkind, Creative and Founding Partner of Rojkind Arquitectos will present his silo breaking innovation philosophy for architecture and construction.

18.10 Panel discussion. Hilla Rudanko, Founding Partner at Architects Rudanko + Kankkunen and member of the Uusi Kaupunki urban design collective will moderate a panel discussion with the speakers, including a Q&A with the audience.

After the seminar, the discussion will continue with refreshments served in the lounge.


Dipoli, Lumituuli Auditorium
Otakaari 24
02150 Espoo

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Heini-Emilia Saari