Nordic Countries

Affordable Social Housing 1910s-1930s. A comparative study

25 May 2022

10.00–16.00 (lunch break 12.30–13.00) GMT+3 (Finland)

9.00–15.00 (lunch break 11.30–12.00) GMT+2 (CEST)

In Presence
Aalto University, Bachelor Centre, Otakaari 1X, Espoo Lecture hall A1

On Microsoft Teams ( Link )

Heleni Porfyriou (Coordinator GUDesign Network - CNR National Research Council, ISPC Institute of Heritage Sciences – Italy),
Aino Niskanen (Professor Emerita, Aalto University – Finland) opening address

Johan Mårtelius (Professor Emeritus, KTH Royal Institute of Technology, Stockholm – Sweden) introduction

  • Monica Andersson (Chairman of Samfundet S:t Erik, Senior lecturer in Political Science, Stockholm University – Sweden) Hallman in Stockholm – Garden City Movement in Artistic Town-Planning for working Class Families
  • Martin Søberg (Associate Professor, Royal Danish Academy, PhD, Architect – Denmark) Kay Fisker and Social Housing in Denmark c. 1920–1940
  • Marcus Lähteenmäki (University of Helsinki, PhD art historian – FinlandPhD art historian, ETH Zurich – Switzerland) Leningrad: New Landscapes – Leningrad workers’ housing 1924–1930s
  • Aino Niskanen (Professor Emerita, Aalto University – Finland) On early affordable housing in Helsinki
  • Simo Paavilainen (Professor Emeritus, Aalto University – Finland) Wooden Käpylä – its town plan and architecture
  • Pekka Heikkinen (Professor, Aalto University – Finland) Innovative and sensitive with scarce resources – is it even possible

For more details see Book of Abstracts (pdf)

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