Service Logic in Architecture course welcomes students to design architectural solutions with a social, instrumental value for users, basing on the “School as a Service” case in Otaniemi. During the course, students will be familiarized with the concept of service architecture, will develop a method of using a service blueprint in architectural programming while designing for services, and will be asked to design new typologies and architectural solutions for learning.

Organized by Aalto Department of Architecture Group X in collaboration with Ellen van Loon from OMA Office for Metropolitan Architecture and Urban Suburban Finland NGO.

Dates: starts from 14th November with lectures and flexible tutorials on Mondays/Tuesdays/ Thursdays 9 am-12 pm arranged according to the possibilities of a student.

An intensive all-day workshop with Ellen van Loon/OMA on Tuesday 22nd November in the main building of the School of Business (Runeberginkatu 14–16). The final review on 8th December 9 am-12 pm.

Teachers: Natalia Vladykina (responsible tutor) and Ellen van Loon/OMA (workshop tutor) accompanied by Group X staff: prof. Jarmo Suominen, prof. Antti Ahlava, prof. Anssi Joutsiniemi, Fernando Nieto and Pekka Tynkkynen.

ARK-E5003 Special Course in Urban Planning and Design, 2 credits. Maximum 10 students accepted. Contact/registration and by November 13th.