Open Lecture by Anssi Lassila on Contemporary Wood Architecture on September 14, 2020

The fall semester 2020 in the Contemporary Architecture Program at the Oulu School of Architecture will be kicked off by an open lecture on contemporary wood architecture by Anssi Lassila. The lecture is presented in the Contemporary Wood Architecture Lecture series organized by the Oulu School of Architecture and it is open to general audiences by registration. It is a required part of the curriculum for students participating in the course on Contemporary Wood Architecture. The lecture is open also for other students and faculty at the university to attend. The lecture will be held in Finnish and it will take place on zoom.


Anssi Lassila

Trends in Contemporary Wood Architecture

September 14, 2020

Organized by Faculty of Architecture

Oulu University



Attendance is free for the students and faculty at the Oulu University. For participants outside of the university community, there is a fee. All audiences attending the lecture are required to register in order to obtain a link for following the lecture on Zoom.

The attendance quota for the lecture has been reached and the registration is now closed.

In his lecture, Anssi Lassila will address the qualities of wood and the potential offered by timber as a material for construction and for creating interesting architecture of high quality.

Later during the fall semester, Lassila’s lecture will be followed by three lectures in the Monday Matinee Program by other contemporary architects working with wood: Mikkel Bøgh of Effekt Architects, Copenhagen, Denmark; Minna Riska of MDH Architects, Oslo, Norway; and Thomas Robinson of Lever Architecture, Portland, Oregon, the United States.