30 May '16, 8am

Finnish pavilion sparks debate about the surge of asylum seekers in Europe

is the largest movement of people Europe has seen since 1945. As countries grappled with how to handle the dramatic increase in asylum seekers, the Museum of Finnish Architecture turned to design for the answer, and launched From Border to Home, an open international architectural competition for refugee housing, that began October 2015. In honor of the winners and to spur greater discussion about asylum-seekers, the museum created the Finland Pavilion Alvar Aalto, a temporary exhibition that hosts the competition challenge, process, and outcome, as part of the 15th International Architecture Exhibition - La Biennale di Venezia

Full article: http://inhabitat.com/finnish-pavilion-sparks-debate-about...

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