Suomenlinna seminar with Victor Papanek and Buckminster Fuller
Suomenlinna 1968 seminar carried a strong sense of urgency related to sustainability and had a strong impact in the development of Finnish design culture. The event also challenged the conventions and key paradigms of the era, with contributions from Buckminster Fuller, Victor Papanek and many others.
Helsinki Design Weekly interviews on of the seminar organisers, professor emeritus Yrjö Sotamaa, and Juha Huuskonen, the director of HIAP.
See Yrjö Sotamaa’s interview (in English) about the seminar. Interview was done as a part of Sitra’s former Helsinki Design Lab:
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Photos: Kristian Runeberg