Wood Wonders (exhibition concept and design)

Laura Zubillaga (Designer), Pekka Heikkinen (Designer)

Research output: Artistic and non-textual formExhibitionArt in coproductionpeer-review

Abstract

Wood Wonders presents building concepts and wood structures that are carbon-neutral, recyclable and versatile. The exhibition also introduces research projects that in recent years have engineered the chemical properties of wood.

Wood Wonders was designed by a multidisciplinary team with members from three of Aalto's Schools, and it opened in entrance hall 2B at Helsinki-Vantaa Airport on 5 February 2020. The exhibition is part of a long-term passenger experience collaboration with Finavia.

The Finnish Ministry of the Environment has supported the exhibition.

The exhibition includes a multi-channel sound installation composed using various original recordings of wood and wooden objects. The sound installation is composed, recorded and post-produced by Antti Ikonen.
Original languageEnglish
Publication statusPublished - 5 Feb 2020
MoE publication typeF2 Public partial realisation of a work of art
EventWood Wonders - Helsinki Airport, Arrival Hall 2B, Vantaa, Finland
Duration: 5 Feb 202013 Jun 2021
https://www.aalto.fi/en/events/wood-wonders-exhibition-showcases-climate-friendly-building-concepts

Keywords

  • Wood Architecture
  • Exhibition

Field of art

  • Architecture
  • Design

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