Bildungshaus

Team

Antti Canth, David Pfister, Simon Mahringer, Esa Ruskeepää, Benjamin Schulman

Collaborators since 2012

Willem-Anne van Bolderen, Klemen Breitfuss, Arnd Dewald, Jussi Eskelinen, Zita Floret, Bertille Gosset, Tero Hirvonen, Matias Kotilainen, Signe Loe, Sasu Marila, Elsa Mendoza, Thomas Miyauchi, Sanna Nordlander, Marlène Oberli, Nicola Prandini, Simon Richardus, Heini-Emilia Saari, Francesco Salvarani, André van Tulder, Rubén Tomás Verde, Lauri Virkola

Esa Ruskeepää

Esa Ruskeepää studied architecture at the Helsinki University of Technology in 2000–2007 and opened his own office in Helsinki in 2012. Among others, he has worked at Atelier Peter Zumthor in Haldenstein, Switzerland in 2005 and OMA in New York, USA in 2007. Esa Ruskeepää has been a teacher at Aalto University in Helsinki since 2008. He has been awarded with the Arts Promotion Centre of Finland State Artist Grant in 2009 and 2016–2018.

Biography

2017–, 2014–2015
Teacher in ‘Basics and Theory of Architecture’ at Aalto University in Helsinki, Finland
2012–
Office in Helsinki, Finland
2008–2013
Teacher in ‘Building Design’ at Aalto University in Helsinki, Finland
2007–2012
Architect at Heikkinen-Komonen Architects in Helsinki, Finland
2000–2007
Diploma in Architecture at Helsinki University of Technology, Finland
1980
Born in Rauma, Finland

Recognition

2016–2018, 2009
Arts Promotion Centre of Finland State Artist Grant, Helsinki, Finland
2010
Carin and Erik Bryggman Foundation Scholarship, Turku, Finland
2009
Artist-in-Residence at the Finnish Cultural Institute, New York, USA
2006
Alvar Aalto Academy Scholarship, Jyväskylä, Finland

Public speaking

2018 Mar 15
Speaker at ‘Contemporary Finnish Architecture’ lecture series, Aalto University, Helsinki, Finland
2016 Jun 2–3
Speaker at ‘Think, Design, Build’ international conference, Technical University of Berlin, Berlin, Germany
2016 Apr 26
Speaker at ‘Architekturpositionen’ lecture series, Braunschweig University of Technology, Braunschweig, Germany
2016 Apr 7
Speaker at ‘Contemporary Finnish Architecture’ lecture series, Aalto University, Helsinki, Finland
2015 Mar 25
Speaker at ‘Emerging Architects from Finland’ lecture series, Finnish Architecture Museum, Helsinki, Finland
2008 Oct 3–4
Speaker at ‘Futures’ international conference, Verkatehdas, Hämeenlinna, Finland

Lectures

2018 Apr 3
Guest lecture at ‘Emergent Design Methodologies’ chair, Aalto University, Helsinki, Finland
2017 Jan 11
Guest lecture at ‘Architectural Principles and Theory’ chair, Aalto University, Helsinki, Finland
2014 Mar 20
Guest lecture at ‘Building Design’ chair, Aalto University, Helsinki, Finland
2011 Feb 7
Guest lecture at ‘Contemporary Architecture’ chair, University of Oulu, Oulu, Finland

Simon Mahringer

Simon Mahringer studied architecture at the University Stuttgart in 2000–2001 and at the Swiss Federal Institute of Technology in Zurich in 2003–2006. Among others he has worked at Atelier Peter Zumthor in Haldenstein, Switzerland in 2006–2011 and taught at the Technical University of Berlin in 2011–2016. Simon Mahringer joined Esa Ruskeepää's office in Helsinki in 2016. He has been a teacher at the Aalto University in Helsinki since 2017.

Biography

2017–
Teacher in ‘Basics and Theory of Architecture’ at Aalto University in Helsinki, Finland
2016–
Architect at Esa Ruskeepää Architects in Helsinki, Finland
2011–2016
Teacher in ‘Design and Construction’ at Technical University of Berlin, Germany
2006–2011
Architect at Atelier Peter Zumthor in Haldenstein, Switzerland
2003–2006
Diploma in Architecture at Swiss Federal Institute of Technology in Zurich, Switzerland
2000–2001
Pre-Diploma in Architecture and City Planning at University Stuttgart, Germany
1979
Born in Esslingen am Neckar, Germany