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About Juhani Pallasmaa

Juhani Pallasmaa is Finnish architect, educator, and critic. He is a leading international figure in contemporary architecture, design, and art culture. From 1991-1998 he was dean and professor of architecture at the School of Architecture, Helsinki University of Technology. He served on the jury for the Pritzker Prize for Architecture between 2009-2014. Juhani Pallasmaa is the author of numerous books, including the “The Embodied Image”, “The Thinking Hand”, “The Architecture of Image” and “The Eyes of the Skin”.

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Adam Bychawski

Adam Bychawski is an editorial assistant at openDemocracy.

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Architecture as a force of cultural resistance

Architecture is a resistance to the loss of memory, identity, hope and the self. Today ethical and aesthetic values are often considered secondary, but they are unconsciously mediated by our settings. Interview.

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