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Architecture Gallery showcasing work of Helsinki architect Juhani Pallasmaa

University of Hawaiʻi at Mānoa
Juliann Chen, (808) 956-3469
Gallery Assistant for Communication and Marketing, School of Architecture
Posted: Jan 30, 2014

One of Juhani Pallasmaa's work that will be featured at the exhibition
One of Juhani Pallasmaa's work that will be featured at the exhibition

Ever wondered how and where creativity comes from?  The School of Architecture at UH Mānoa is excited to announce a unique architectural showcasing of Helsinki architect, Juhani Pallasmaa. Pallasmaa is a professor at a couple universities and also is a practicing architect at his own firm, Arkkitehtitoimisto Juhani Pallasmaa KY, in Helsinki. This exhibition will be located in the Gallery (2nd floor) of the School of Architecture from January 31 – March 5 and is open to the public.

Pallasmaa will introduce his invigorating “thirteen themes” of his work which interplays his design inspirations through thought and form. Some of these works include furniture pieces, fixtures, illustrations, architecture projects, and more. If you are curious of how the creative mind works or just looking for your own design inspirations, this exhibition will show you the way into Juhani’s creative thoughts and design process.

“Architecture should make us see the majesty of the mountain, the patience and persistence of the tree, and the passing smile on a stranger’s face. In today’s world of growing alienation and detachment, we need an architecture that can re-mythologize, re-sensualize and re-eroticize the world and fuse us with our very lived reality,” said Pallasmaa.

Exhibit Dates:
January 31 - March 5, 2014

Gallery Hours:
Mondays to Fridays
8 a.m. to 5 p.m.

Haigo and Irene Shen Architecture Gallery (2nd Floor)
University of Hawaiʻi at Mānoa
School of Architecture
2410 Campus Road

Maria Simon
Assistant Professor
School of Architecture

Hongtao Zhou
Assistant Professor
School of Architecture


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