Public defence: Finnish Architects in China: Discourses and Practices
image: Mawei New City Group
This doctoral dissertation focuses on Finnish architects' practices and discourses in China amidst the rapid urbanization. The event is in English and it is possible to participate online.
Doctoral student: Yizhou Zhao
Opponent: Prof. Marja Sarvimäki, Bond University, Australia
Custos: Prof. Pirjo Sanaksenaho, Aalto University School of Arts, Design and Architecture, Department of Architecture
For architectural researchers, this dissertation provides detailed insights into transnational architectural practices, a rarity in many studies. Its uniqueness stems from the author's firsthand involvement, offering a comprehensive view of these practices. For architects engaged in such practices, this dissertation offers a broader perspective, enabling reflection and critique of the purpose-driven, intuitive decisions inherent in design processes.
Link to the thesis' public display, click here.
Read more about the event through this link.