Autumn 2017

Name A_Pocket Type Open competition for students Organiser Aalto University Campus Development + Aalto Campus & Real Estate ACRE Level Bachelor/Master/Doctoral Competition jury Outi Turpeinen, Juanjo Galán, Tommy Lindgren, Säde Palmu, Janne Kupiainen, Riikka Manninen Competition secretary Heini-Emilia Saari…

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Jury’s statement A bold and minimal design intervention that proposes a rectilinear wooden platform to extend from the courtyard entrance to a pedestrian pathway on Alvarinaukio; a bridge between building and nature. Starting off as a somewhat private platform…

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Jury’s statement The proposal is a microcosm, yet the primary element is a fireplace sunken into the courtyard, inviting social gatherings. The graphic presentation is convincing, especially the simple black-and-white diagram communicating the concept. Fire as an element and…

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Voices of Aalto

Jury’s statement This project suggests an interesting framework for opening up the university as a community and introducing new forms of interaction and engagement. This would be materialized by using the marble-clad walls as projection surfaces displaying diverse content,…

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Aalto ATM

Jury’s statement The proposal offers diverse technical elements as part of the design, from printing and storage devices to seating with integrated heating, light and sound systems. Aalto ATM combines the design of objects to functionalities aimed at establishing…

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Jury’s statement This proposal integrated a Design for All –philosophy in creating a playground concept with an emphasis on visual and experimental aspects. The most praised element in the project was the “LED-swing” idea, which also introduced components of…

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