SNOWBALL | Helsinki Rock City

SNOWBALL | Finnish and Chinese architecture

snowballarchitecture.fi [website no longer working! see SNOWBALL tag] already posted a glimpse of the ‘SNOWVALL Helsinki dim sum at NOW’-party which followed the SNOWBALL Helsinki seminar and Pan Jian Feng 潘剑锋’s lecture & opening.
MovingCities introduces music – warm, mellow, dub, folk, post-rock – by Tuomas Toivonen [FI] and LinDi 林 笛 [CN].

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SNOWBALL Helsinki | Pan Jian Feng lecture & opening

SNOWBALL | Finnish and Chinese architecture

The SNOWBALL Helsinki seminar at KIASMA concluded with a short lecture by Chinese artist PAN JianFeng 潘剑锋 followed by the vernissage of his show at Lasipalatsi Square. During the month of February, Pan Jian Feng is invited to be part of the Helsinki International Artist-in-residence Programme. Continue reading “SNOWBALL Helsinki | Pan Jian Feng lecture & opening”

SNOWBALL Architecture | Kiasma Helsinki

SNOWBALL Architecture | February - March 2010

SNOWBALL Architecture is a project aiming to bring together Finnish and Chinese architecture. It is organized by the Finnish Association of Architects –SAFA – as part of Finland‘s cultural program for World Expo 2010 Shanghai China.

On Friday February 12, MovingCities presented during the SNOWBALL Architecture Helsinki (FINLAND/program) seminar event which was held at Kiasma – Helsinki Museum of Contemporary Art. The first Snowball event presents Finnish offices sharing their experiences from China. The upcoming event will be a 3-day program in Shanghai, at the end of March. Continue reading “SNOWBALL Architecture | Kiasma Helsinki”

Helsinki | snapshots

xSNOWBALL Architecture | February - March 2010

SNOWBALL Architecture is a project aiming to bring together Finnish and Chinese architecture. It is organized by the Finnish Association of Architects –SAFA – as part of Finland‘s cultural program for World Expo 2010 Shanghai China.

On Friday February 12, MovingCities presented during the SNOWBALL Architecture Helsinki (FINLAND/program) seminar event which was held at Kiasma – Helsinki Museum of Contemporary Art. The first Snowball event presents Finnish offices sharing their experiences from China. The upcoming event will be a 3-day program in Shanghai, at the end of March. Continue reading “Helsinki | snapshots”

Shanghai >> Helsinki

Shanghai - Helsinki | February 8, 2010

This week MovingCities resides in Helsinki. Working and preparing the upcoming ‘SNOWBALL Architecture‘-seminar in Shanghai [end of March 2010], a three-day event that will bring together Chinese and Finnish architects. This Friday we will give a talk at the Museum of Contemporary Art Kiasma. More information on both events will follow soon. For now, some aerophotography snapshots. From Pudong, over a snow-white Gobi desert to Vantaa. Continue reading “Shanghai >> Helsinki”

Shanghai | Jing’an District >> Pudong Airport

xShanghai - Helsinki | February 8, 2010

This week MovingCities resides in Helsinki. Working and preparing the upcoming ‘SNOWBALL Architecture‘-seminar in Shanghai [end of March 2010], a three-day event that will bring together Chinese and Finnish architects. This Friday we will give a talk at the Museum of Contemporary Art Kiasma. More information on both events will follow soon. For now, some aerophotography snapshots. From Pudong, over a snow-white Gobi desert to Vantaa. Continue reading “Shanghai | Jing’an District >> Pudong Airport”

Shanghai | Expo2010 site visit IV

Shanghai World Expo 2010 | January 19, 2010

A short visual post-script to our last week coverage of the Shanghai 2010 World Expo construction site focuses on the people that make progress happen: the migrant/construction workers. One sees them everywhere, doing everything; painting, building, cleaning up, connecting, strolling, resting, moving, sweating, smoking, hanging, hammering, pushing, pulling, pressing, measuring, listening, sleeping, digging, carrying, waiting, hurrying, cutting… On the ground, up in the air, in basements, on scaffolding, ladders and staircases. Continue reading “Shanghai | Expo2010 site visit IV”