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Hollmén Reuter Sandman Architects

2016–Hostels for girls in Secondary Schools in Iringa region, Tanzania.

First executed hostel opened in October 2018 in Nyang’oro Secondary School, Iringa rural, Tanzania, the second in 2020 in Ilambilole, the third in 2021 in Ifwagi 2021, and in Maduma 2022. Ongoing project.
First executed hostel opened in October 2018 in Nyang’oro Secondary School, Iringa rural, Tanzania. Ongoing project.
2016–Nyang’oro girls’ hostel, Iringa, Tanzania. Ongoing project.
2016Installation at the main exhibition at the Venice biennale 28.5–27.11 2016
2012–2014“Lighthouse”, group exhibition in the Nordic Pavilion at the Venice architecture biennale, The Museum of Finnish Architecture and the Swedish Centre for Architecture and Design in Stockholm
2012“Masters of recycling. Learning Centre for the Zabbaleen of Cairo” Exhibition design, Helinä Rautavaara Museum, Espoo, Finland
2012Habitare Ahead! 2012 exhibition architecture.
2011–KWIECO Shelter House, Moshi, Tanzania. Ongoing project. First phase finished in May 2015.
2011Newly Drawn at Shenzhen Hong Kong Biennale for Architecture and Urbanism.
2010Nordic Models + Common Ground, exhibition in The Scandinavia House, New York.
2010Building Blocks, Färgfabriken, Stockholm, Sweden.
2010-APE Learning Centre in Cairo, Egypt.
2009Chair bar project at the Habitare-fair. Remake a recycled chair.
2007–09TunaHAKI Centre, Moshi, Tanzania. A project including dormitories for boys and girls, a vocational centre, a kitchen and dining hall, a farm, a garden, and a theatre for acrobatics, dance, drama, and music.
Non-built project. (Hollmén Reuter Sandman Architects and Armstrong+Cohen Architecture). The first design stage has been exhibited at University of Florida in 2008.
2002–04Invited member of architects/artist team HOLLMEN REUTER SANDMAN Architects and Robert Barry at The Snow Show international art and architecture event in Rovaniemi, Finland. Project exhibited at the Rovaniemi Art Museum, the 50th Art Biennale in Venice, The Scandinavia House in New York and at NAI, Netherlands Architecture Institute.
2001Women’s centre in Rufisque, Senegal.
Architectural planning, fund-raising, social and administrative work, information.

Exhibitions

2018–19Interplay of Cultures, Museum of Finnish Architecture
2017Work in the Barbara Cappochin prize exhibition ”Five Architecture Tables” in Padova, Italy
2016Exhibited in the main exhibition at the Venice biennale 28.5-27.11 2016
2016Architecture of Necessity 15.5-4.12, Virserum, Sweden
2015“AFRICA – Architecture, Culture, Identity”, Louisiana Museum of Modern Art, Denmark
2015Schools of Architecture / Africa: Connecting Disciplines in Design and Development, University of Florida, Gainesville, USA
2014South of North, Helsinki Design Week, Teurastamo, Helsinki, Finland
2014”Architecture – Beside and beyond” , University of Tennessee, Knoxville, USA
2014Think Global, Build Social! Architectures for a better World, 15.3-30.6.2014, Architekturzentrum, Vienna
2013–14TRANSFORMATION – TOWARDS A SUSTAINABLE FUTURE, Museum of Finnish Architecture
2013–14Learning from Vernacular. For a New Vernacular Architecture, Munio Gitai Weinraub Architecture Museum, Haifa, Israel
2013Think Global Build Social, 8.6-1.9.2013, Deutsches Architekturmuseum, Frankfurt
2013Architecture of Necessity, 5.5-8.12.2013, Virserums Konsthall, Sweden
2012–14Work in the exhibition“Lighthouses” in the Nordic Pavilion at the Venice Architecture Biennale, The Museum of Finnish Architecture and the Architecture Museum in Stockholm, Sweden
2012–13“Masters of recycling. Learning Centre for the Zabbaleen of Cairo” Helinä Rautavaaran Museum, Espoo, Finland
2011Newly Drawn at Shenzhen Hong Kong Biennale for Architecture and Urbanism
2011Nordic Models + Common Ground, exhibition in The Scandinavia House, New York
2008TunaHAKI project exhibited at University of Florida, USA
The Women’s Centre in Senegal (HRS) has been exhibited in:
2008University of Tasmania, School of Architecture, Launceston, Australia
2008Tasmanian School of Art, Hobart, Australia
2007University of Florida
2007The University of Sydney, Australia
2007The University of Queensland, Brisbane, Australia
2006Tshwane University of Technology, South Africa
2006Polytechnic University of Hong Kong
2006Chinese University of Hong Kong
2005UIA Istanbul Congress
2005Museum of Architecture, Ljubljana
2005Centre d’architecture, Bordeaux.
2004Zagreb Architects Society
2004World Urban Forum, UN Habitat in Barcelona
2004UWI gallery Unije, Croatia
2002Oulu Regional Central Library. Presentation of the Women’s Centre project as part of an exhibition by the Museum of Finnish Architecture
2003Dublin, RIAI
2003Museum of Finnish Architecture
2002Venice Architectural Biennale

Prizes and awards

2022Architecture of Necessity (shared 1st prize).
2017Nominated for the Barbara Cappochin Prize
2016“Best Humanitarian of the Year” (organized by DK Nordic Award/EOAW) award to Ukumbi NGO
2015Commendation for the ASF Award
2014Nominated for the BSI Swiss Architectural Award 2014
2012Asko Avonius-prize
2011Nominated for the Iakhov Chernikov international prize
2009Finnish State award for arts to Ukumbi NGO
2009The Kordelin Prize
2008Holcim Foundation Acknoledgement Award for Sustainable Architecture
2004Nomination for the Aga Khan Award for Architecture
2004Finnish representative at the international conference “Young European Architects”, Rotterdam
2003Bauwelt Prize for the Women’s Centre in Senegal
2003Special commendation in Young Architect of the Year Award 2003, Corus and Building Design
2002Pietilä Award, Building Information Foundation RTS, Finland
2002Highly commended for the ar+d award. Emerging Architect competition organised by Architectural Review and d-line

Selected lectures

2020Open lecture “Equality Quality” at Architecture department of the Icelandic University of the
Arts in Reykjavik, Iceland
2019Spaces of Peace, Architecture as Contextual Diplomacy conference in Brussels, Belgium
2019PBL East Africa project workshop, Dar es Salaam
2019Humanitarian Architecture Week, RMIT, Melbourne, Australia
2018Invited panelist to the Europa Super Session organised by RIBA at the British Pavilion at the 16th International Architecture biennale in Venice.
2017RIBA, London
2016University of Arkansas, USA
2015In the Spirit of Göran Schildt, Leros, Greece
2015Schools of Architecture / Africa: Connecting Disciplines in Design and Development, University of Florida, Gainesville, USA
2015Soroptimist International, Helsinki
2014Tongji University, Shanghai, China
2014Tennessee University, Knoxville, USA
2013Architecture and cities in transition, Tampere
2013361° Architecture of Purpose, Mumbai, India
2012Design Conference Feeling for Wood, Lahti
2011Ecole Nationale Supérieure d’Architecture de Nancy, France
2011Chalmers University of Technology, Gothenburg, Sweden
2011Association of Hungarian Architects, Budapest, Hungary
2011Kiinteistö- ja rakentamisfoorumi, Finlandia-Hall, Helsinki
2008ArchiForum, University of Tasmania, School of Architecture, Launceston, Australia
2008Design Island Forum, Hobart, Tasmania, Australia
2007The Official College of Architects of Canary Islands, Santa Cruz, Tenerife
2007University of Florida
2007The University of Sydney, Australia
2007The University of Sydney, Australia
2007The University of Queensland, Brisbane, Australia
2006Tshwane University of Technology, South Africa
2006Polytechnic University of Hong Kong and Chinese University of Hong Kong
2005UIA Istanbul Congress
2005University of Architecture, Florence
2005Museum of Architecture, Ljubljana, Slovenia
2004University of Zagreb, Faculty of Architecture
2004Chinese University of Hong Kong
2004UWI, Unije, Croatia
2003Washington University in St Louis
2003RIBA, Royal Institute of British Architects, London
2003Norsk Form, Oslo
2001–2006Helsinki University of Technology

Selected publications

Projects published in books, magazines and news papers, mentioning a few:
2019“Hollmén Reuter Sandman Architects: KWIECO Shelter House Moshi, Tanzania”
Breaking Ground Architecture by Women, Phaidon Press
ISBN 9780714879277
2018“Equality Quality, Architectural planning for underpriviliged groups”
Architectural Research in Finland no. 1 2018
ISSN 2489-6799
2018“Rufisque Women’s Centre”, HABITAT
ISBN 978-0-500-34324-1
2017“A decade of shifts and minor adjustments”
Finnish Architectural Review 6/2017
ISSN 0783-3660
2017“A Search for Genuine Regionalism: A Regenerative Agenda for the Peripheries”
Transdisciplinary Urbanism and Culture, The Urban Book Series
ISBN 978-3-319-55855-4_17
2017“KWIECO Shelter House”
Dearquitectura
ISSN 2011-3188
2016”Improving the architectural quality of humanitarian aid”
Reporting from the front. Biennale Architettura 2016
ISBN 978-88-317-2377
2016”Empowering a community”
The Architectural Review 3/2016
ISSN 0003-861x
2016”Africa: context as imperative”
Speech: vernacular
ISBN 978-3-86859-843-8
2016”KWIECO Shelter House”
Välkommen till framtiden, Virserum Konsthall
ISBN 978-91-978861-3-0
2016”Birth of a swahili women’s centre”
Fourth Door Review 9/2016
ISSN 1364-5110
2015”KWIECO Shelter House, Moshi, Tanzania, 2015” (on the cover)
World Architecture, 7/2015
ISSN 1002-4832
2015”GIMME SHELTER”
Form, Nordic Magazine on Architecture and Design 4/2015
ISSN 0015-766X
2015”Women’s Centre, Rufisque, Senegal, 2001”
AFRICA, Architecture, Culture, Identity
ISBN 978-87-92877-45-1
2015“Women’s Centre”
Boundaries, International Architectural Magazine 11 year IV 2015
ISSN 2239-0332
2014“La casa rossa – Centro femminile Ker gu Xonk”
Modernità ibride, Ezperienza d’architettura in Senegal
book by Roberto Filipetti
ISBN 978-88-917-0701-7
2014“Creators´ Work and Soul”
AXIS, Japan, February 2014, vol. 167
2013“Kestävyysvajetta? – Ei designissa!”
Prointerior 4/2013
ISSN 1457-0955
2013“Women’s Centre, Rufisque, Senegal” and “A.P.E. Learning Centre, Cairo, Egypt”
Pre Vernadoc 2002
ISBN 978-952-67465-5-5
2013“A.P.E. Learning Centre“
Trä 2013 Nödvändighetens arkitektur
ISBN 978-91-978861-2-3
2013“Ukumbi NGO, Women’s Centre in Senegal”
Journal for Architecture and Urbanism, ARCH +, summer/2013
ISSN 0587-3452
2013“Dream of Arcada”
FORM 4/2013
ISSN 0015-766X
2013“Arkitektur + skulptur = fina former”
Hufvudstadsbladet 26.6.2013
ISSN 0356-0724
2013“Arkkitehtuuria paikallisiin tarpeisiin”
Maailman kuvalehti 3/2013
ISSN 1799-151X
2012“Pavilions:our view of the Nations”
Il Giornale Dell’Architettura
2012“Women’s Centre in Senegal “
Interior Design China 9/2012
ISSN 006-2122
2012“Egyptiläisiä zabbaleeneja”,
Suomen Kuvalehti, 39/2012
2012“Roskasta syntyy koru, pehmolelu ja rakennus”
Helsingin Sanomat 27.9.2012
2012“Hollmén Reuter Sandman Architects”
Lighthouses
Museum of Finnish Architecture
ISBN 978-952-5195-42-2
2012“Vastuunkantajat”
Glorian koti 9/2012
ISSN 1455-1284
2012“Hyvällä designilla parempi maailma”
Design, World Design Capital 2012
2012“Naturaleza reciclada, Centro de mujeres en Rufisque, Senegal”
Arquitectura Viva 140/2012
ISSN 0214-1256
2012“Changing lives”
bottom up, asa forum 2011
ISBN 978-616-91192-1-0
2011“Women in red”
Metszet 1/2011
ISSN 2061-2710
2011“Women’s Center, Rufisque, Senegal”
Atlas Architecture of the 21st Century, Africa and Middle East
ISBN 978-84-92937-19-6
2011“Hollmén Reuter Sandman Architects / Finland”
Nordic Models+ Common Ground, Art and design unfolded,
The American – Scandinavian Foundation
ISBN 978-0-9719493-5-5
2011“Hollmén Reuter Sandman Architects, Helsinki, Finland”
Challenge of the time. Iakov Chernikhov international prize for young architects
ISBN 978-5-903433-51-3
2010“Re-formulating the Transformative Power of Architecture”
Magazine for Contemporary Visual Arts, 87/2010
ISSN 0524-7794
2010“TUNAHAKI”
The Finnish Architectural Review 6/2010
ISSN 0783-3660
2010“Betvivla normer”
Arkitekten 4/2010
2010“Edge on Paracentric Architecture”
Topos 70/2010
ISSN 0942-752 X
2010“När barnen bygger bostäder”
FORM, 3/2010
ISSN 0015-766x
2010“Hollmén Reuter Sandman Architects
Learning from Vernacular
ISBN 978-2-7427-9388-4
2010“Rouge Sénégal, Centre communautaire pour femmes, Rufisque”
Ekologik, 13/2010
ISSN 1961-7267
2010“Toward a new social architecture”
Phnom Penh Post, 2.4.2010
2010“What are you drawing there? – Interview with Newly Drawn offices”
Newly Drawn
ISBN 978-952-92-7516-8
2009“Miksi Ukumbi – Why Ukumbi?”
Rakennettu Ympäristö – Built Environment 4/2009
ISSN 1457-9510
2009“Hollmén Reuter Sandman”
Newly Drawn – Emerging Finnish Architects
ISBN 978-951-682-940-4
2009“For an Architecture of Responsibility”
Abitare la Terra, 25/ 2009
ISBN 978-88-492-1806-0
2009“Women’s Centre Rufisque, Senegal”
DIGEST, African Architecture 2008
ISSN 1999-4680
2009“Jigeen yi mbooloo, les femmes ensemble”
Tracés, Enseignements vernaculaires 18/2009
ISSN 0251-0979
2009“Henkiset arvot katoamassa arkkitehtuurissa”
Asu ja Rakenna 4/2009
ISSN 1237-0703
2009“TunaHAKI integrated theater and orphanage Moshi, Tanzania”
Second Holcim Award, Sustainable Construction 2008/2009
ISBN 978-3-7266-0084-6
2008“Hollmén Reuter Sandman Architects”
100×400, RIHAN.CC, Shanghai
ISSN 1992-4305
2007“Att förändra världen”
Arkitektur 2/20 07
ISSN 0004-2021
2006“Rufisque, Women’s Centre” (Front cover)
Design Like You Give a Damn, Architectural Responses to Humanitarian Crises,
Architecture for Humanity
ISBN 1-933045-25-6
2005“Death of high modernism, Escaping from the grey: Regionalism and the pursuit of roots; High-Tech; PoMo and Neo-Classicism.”
The Architectural Review 3/2005
ISSN 0003-861X
2005“Robert Barry – Hollmén Reuter Sandman”
The Snow Show, Thames and Hudson
ISBN 0-500-23819-7
2005“Architectures in Africa”
Abitare la Terra issue nr 8
ISSN 1592-8608
2005“The Snow Show Kemi – Rovaniemi, Lapland, Finland”
Lotus International 122
ISSN 1124-9064
2004“The Icemen cometh”
The world of Interiors 12/2004
ISSN 0264-083X
2004“An art of impermanance”
Form Function Finland 1/2004
ISSN 0358-8904
2004“Robert Barry /Hollmén Reuter Sandman”
The Snow Show. Rovaniemi Art Museum
ISBN 952-9554-36-2
2004“Crvena kuća: Arhitektura mirne savijesti”
Covjek i prostor 11-12/ 2004
ISSN 0011-0728
2004“The Nature of Collaboration: Art and Architecture through Snow and Ice, The Snow Show 2004”
A+U, Architecture and Urbanism 3/2004
ISSN 0389-9160
2004“The Snow Show 2004”
Schikenchiku 4/2004
2004“Women’s Centre, Rufisque, Senegal”
The Phaidon Atlas of Contemporary World Architecture
ISBN-13: 9780714843124
2004“Snow and ice”
The Finnish Architectural Review 2/2004
ISSN 0783-3660
2003“Jigeen yi mbooloo – Women together”
Form Function Finland 2/2003
ISSN 0358-8904
2003“Frauenzentrum in Rufisque”
Bauwelt 1-2/2003
2003“Robert Barry /Hollmén Reuter Sandman”
The Snow Show, Venice, La biennale di Venezia
ISBN 0-9723063-8-2
2003“collective construct”
Architecture 9/2003
ISSN 0746-0554
2003“Hollmén – Reuter – Sandman”
Lotus International 116
ISSN 9-771124-906004
2002“Onko arkkitehtuurin tulevaisuus utopiassa vai juurilla? Vastausta etsitään Venetsian biennalissa”
Suomen Kuvalehti 37/2002
2002“Red, yet Green”
The Architectural Review 12/2002 (Front cover)
ISSN 0003-861X
2002“Saija Hollmén, Jenni Reuter and Helena Sandman, Women’s Centre”
A+U, Architecture and Urbanism 8/2002
ISSN 0389-9160
2002“Punaisen talon naiset”
Glorian koti 38/2002
ISSN 1455-1284
2002“Kër Xonq – Punainen talo”
Betoni 2/2002
ISSN 1235-2136
2002“Recollections of a Baobab Tree”
Before Next, Museum of Finnish Architecture
ISBN 951-9229-92-2
2002Jigeen yi m’booloo.
Book in 5 languages about the Women’s Centre. 128 pages
ISBN: 951-724-385-5, editor
2002“Women’s rights”
The Architectural Review 7/2002 (Front cover)
ISSN 0003-861X
2002“Jigeen yi mbooloo – Women together”
The Finnish Architectural Review 1/2002 (Front cover)
ISSN 0783-3660
2001“Naistenkeskus”
The Finnish Architectural Review 1/2001
ISSN 0783-3660

Electronical publications, selection:

architectural-review.com/buildings/context-and-collaboration-kwieco-shelter-house-by-hollmn-reuter-sandman-architects
https://medium.com/ravenandwood/designing-with-and-for-empathy
https://www.architectural-review.com/today/wia/context-inspires-gives-vibes-and-provides-solutions-jenni-reuter
https://www.archdaily.com/634100/kwieco-shelter-house-hollmen-reuter-sandman-architects
https://undiaunaarquitecta.wordpress.com/2016/01/02/hollmen-1970-reuter-1972-sandman-1972/
Yle Uutiset: Hyvä veli -systeemi jättää naisarkkitehdit edelleen miesten varjoon
Yle Uutiset: Näissä arkkitehtitoimistoissa kaapin paikan määrää nainen
https://urbannext.net/kwieco-shelter-house/
http://www.apsaidal.com/kwieco-shelter-house-hollmen-reuter-sandman-architects/
dezeen.com/2015/08/21/hollmen-reuter-sandman-kilimanjaro-womens-refuge-moshi-tanzania-yellow-buildings-courtyard/
yle.fi/aihe/artikkeli/2015/03/06/10-syyta-rakastaa-naisarkkitehtia
.a-i-d.org/project.php?id=46
arqa.com/?p=248305

Education

2013–20Doctoral Studies at Aalto University
2012–15Teacher’s pedagogical studies (60 ECTS) in university pedagogy in arts, design and architecture, Aalto University
2002–09Studies in voice pedagogy at Helsinki Metropolia University of Applied Sciences
1999Master of Architecture, Helsinki University of Technology

Academic positions

2016–Vice Dean for Artistic and Creative Practices, Aalto University School of Arts, Design and Architecture
2014Co-founder and academic responsible of Aalto WiT LAB (Aalto World in Transition Research Lab), a research & education network on Global Sustainability and Humanitarian Development at Aalto University. Responsible academic of the Cultures Studio.Interplay of
2012–2013ARTS+ENG. Project coordinator for the collaboration between architecture and engineering at Aalto University
2010–2014Project coordinator, World in Transition, Creative Sustainability Master Program, Aalto University
2008–Lecturer in building design, Department of Architecture, Aalto University

Other teaching experience

2019Visiting professor, RMIT Humanitarian Architecture Week, Melbourne, Australia
2015Visiting critic at Rhode Island School of Design, Department of Architecture, Providence, USA
2015Visiting mentor, Stanford University AEC Global Teamwork, USA
2011Visiting Professor, Ecole Nationale Supérieure d’Architecture de Nancy, Semaine International, France
2008Visiting critic at Helsinki University of Technology, Sustainable Global Technologies
2005Global Studio mentor and lecturer, UIA, Istanbul 2005, Turkey
2002–2010Visiting critic at Helsinki University of Technology, World Architecture
2001–Several lectures in Finland and abroad

Selected projects and designs

2018Interplay of Cultures – 25 years of Education in Global Sustainability and Humanitarian Education at Aalto University.
Curator of the Exhibition at the Museum of Finnish Architecture
2007Villa Kanerva, a single family house in Sotkamo, Finland
2005Architecture in Finland. Exhibition for the 40th Anniversary of the Finnish Embassy in Addis Ababa, Ethiopia
2003UN HABITAT Housing design project in Kenya, team Hollmén-Mansikka
2001Main Building and dining hall for Study Centre in Holma, Vantaa, Finland

Selected publications

2018Architecture in the Age of Globalization. In Interplay of Cultures. Hollmén, S. (ed.). Helsinki: Aalto University, p. 30-47
2015The Pedagogical Challenge of Interdisciplinary University Programs. SYNNYT/ORIGINS, Finnish Studies in Art Education. 2/2015, 1-14. Aalto University.
2014World in Transition– A Strategy for Multidisciplinary Pedagogy in Varied Cultural Environments, UIA Durban 2014
2013Hollmén, S., Rose, C. ARTS + ENG: Future Collaborative Academic Models at Aalto. Aalto University.
2012Hollmén, S., Paavola, J. (ed.) ark+eng. Arkkitehtuurin ja insinööritieteiden yhteistyö Aalto-yliopistossa. Aalto University.

Awards, grants and board memberships

2018–Board member of Asko Foundation
2010World Architecture Festival, Barcelona, jury member
2007–Board member of Ukumbi NGO
1994Fredrikinkatu idea competition, 1. prize (Hollmén-Häkkinen-Lindvall-Mansikka)
1991-Several grants and awards from national and international institutions

Education

2018–2019Leadership Training, Aalto University
2012–2015Studies in University Pedagogy at the Aalto University in Helsinki
2001Master of Architecture, Helsinki University of Technology
1994–95Exchange studies at Ecole d’Architecture de Paris-Belleville, France

Independent Practice

1999-Jenni Reuter Architects, urban, architectural, exhibition and graphic design

Selected projects

2016–2018Villa Sjöviken
2016–Curator of the lecture series Architecture speaks!. A collaboration between Aalto University and the Museum of Finnish Architecture
2015–16“The Pulse of Brutalism”, exhibition design at WeeGee, Espoo, Finland
2014–15“The World of Religions”, exhibition design for the Finnish National Museum, Helsinki, Finland
2013–18House Kissankäpälä, Espoo, Finland. Estimated to be finished in the autumn of 2017.
2010–11AKSELI’S AFRICA, Museum of Cultures, Helsinki, Finland
2010–11Cottage Simons, Mölandet, Sipoo, Finland
2011Own work at a group exhibition at the Norsu Gallery, Helsinki
2010–11MOVABLE HOME, Museum of Cultures, Helsinki, Finland, Exhibition architecture
2010“Peekaboo”, exhibition design, Helsinki Art Museum, Tennis Palace, Helsinki
2009–2010“STUDIO MARUBI”, exhibition design, Museum of Cultures, Tennis Palace, Helsinki
2007–10Villa Sundsvedja, Soderlangvik, Finland
2006–07Conference and accommodation buildings in Dragsfjard, Finland. Project stage.
2006Exhibition design and graphic products for the Alvar Aalto Symposium 2006
2005“Bengali Marriage”, exhibition design, Museum of Cultures, Tennis Palace, Helsinki
2004–arcadEUropea, Finnish representative for the European design project for the development of the Prague Castle forefront
2002FINDESIGNNOW, ”, exhibition design, Fiskars, Finland
2002Puotinharju area, urban planning for the City of Helsinki.
2001-02”5 Africas”, exhibition design, Museum of Cultures, Tennis Palace, Helsinki
1997–Holiday resort with straw bale cottages, Sattmark. Three cottages, a Service building, a Pavilion and a Multipurpose building have been completed. Ongoing project.
1993–95Report on the traditional architecture in Namibia

Graphic design

2014–15“The World of Religions”, book design for the Finnish National Museum, Helsinki, Finland
2011–12VALIO Milk design carton. Eight leading Finnish designers created their own vision of milk for Valio’s basic and organic milk cartons. The designers were Eero Aarnio, Tuomas Erikoinen, Klaus Haapaniemi, Kristiina Lassus, Jenni Reuter, Paola Suhonen, Oiva Toikka and Tiia Vanhatapio.
2005–06Graphic design for the 10th International Alvar Aalto Symposium
2003–04The book Italia la bella - Arkitekterna Hilding och Eva Ekelunds resedagbok 1921-1922, Svenska Litteratursallskapet.
2002–Alvar Aalto monograph series. A 28-volume set of Alvar Aalto’s architectural and planning works.
Published by the Alvar Aalto Foundation and the Alvar Aalto Academy. The first book was launched in 2003
2000OIVA KALLIO, Book published by The Museum of Finnish Architecture
2000ELEFANTTI - ELEPHANT FILMS, the Finnish directors’ group”, logo and graphic products
1999MATKALLA - EN ROUTE!, Book published by The Museum of Finnish Architecture
1996The Restoration of Sodankyla Old Church, magazine published by Arkkitehti, the Finnish Architectural Review

Awards, grants and board memberships

2020Sanna Tegel receives the national Oskari Vilamo Award for her Master’s thesis “Villa Skeppet rakennuksena ja kotina”. Jenni Reuter served as supervisor of the work.
2020Teaching Award presented by Aalto University School of Arts,
Design and Architecture
2019EUROPAN Sweden, jury member
2019Member of the International Review Committee at Chalmers
University, Sweden
2019Iris Andersson receives the national Oskari Vilamo award for her Master’s thesis “Leros ja Villa Kolkis - Esseitä merkityksellisyydestä”. Jenni Reuter served as supervisor of the work.
2018Diploma from the Finnish Association of Architects (SAFA) for working as the supervisor of Iris Andersson’s diploma work “Leros ja Villa Kolkis - Esseitä merkityksellisyydestä”. The work received the Gerda and Salomo Wuorio prize for best diploma work in Finland in 2017.
2018–Member of the editorial board in the Finnish Architectural Review
2018–19SAFA jury member for the invited architecture competition “Albert”, an art museum in Tammisaari
2018–Member in the editorial board of the Alvar Aalto monograph series
2018–In the board of Swedish Academy of Engineering Sciences in Finland
2017–Member in NBAA (Nordic Baltic Academy of Architecture)
2016In the jury of the Suomi palkinto arranged by the Minister of Culture and Education
2017Teacher of the year, Department of Architecture, Aalto University
2017Finnish Cultural Foundation’s award
2014Finnish representative in the Golden Cubes Awards for architecture and children interdisciplinary course arranged by the Aalto University in Annantalo in Helsinki, Finland
2014–Member of the board of The Christine and Göran Schildt Foundation
2013–14Foreign expert for the choice of the new rector of The Architecture University in Umeå, Sweden.
2012–Member of the jury for Väinö Vähäkallio grants, Department of Architecture, Aalto University
2011-13Member of the Aalto University Sounding board
20080,5 year artist grant, Arts Council of Finland
2005“The most beautiful book of the year” award for the graphic design of Italia la bella
2004–10Board member of The Society for New Craft and the Gallery NORSU
2002–03One year artist grant, Svenska Kulturfonden
2002The Wuorio honorary mention for best diploma work of Finnish schools of architecture
1994–95, –97Atelier apartment in Cite Internationale des Arts
1992–2012Several grants and awards from national and international institutions

Academic positions

2017–Head of the Bachelor degree in Architecture, Aalto University, School of Art, Design and Architecture, Department of Architecture
2017–Member in The Academic Committee for Arts, Design and
Architecture (Taiteiden ja suunnittelun akateeminen komitea,TSAK)
2016–Associate professor in Architectural Principles and Theory, Aalto University, Department of Architecture
2011–15Lecturer, Aalto University, School of Art, Design and Architecture, Department of Architecture, Basics and Theory of Architecture
2011Workshop at Chalmers University, Gothenburg, Sweden
2010–2011University teacher, Aalto University, School of Science and Technology, Department of Architecture, Basics and Theory of Architecture
2010Teacher, Cambodia course, Aalto University, School of Science and Technology, Department of Architecture, Public Buildings
2007Visiting critic at University of Florida
2007Visiting critic at University of Tasmania, School of Architecture, Australia
2007Workshop teacher at The University of Queensland, Brisbane, Australia
2005–06Visiting teacher at KTH Royal Institute of Technology, Stockholm, Sweden
2004Guest critic at the UWI architecture course, Unije, Croatia
2003–Guest critic at the Washington University in Saint Louis, Helsinki school
2002–Teacher, Helsinki University of Technology, Basics of Architecture.
2001–03Teacher, Helsinki University of Technology, Wood in Architecture and Construction.
2002–Visiting critic at Helsinki University of Technology, World Architecture.
2001–Several lectures in Finland and abroad

Workshops and guest critics, selection

2020Guest professor at the Architecture department of the Icelandic
University of the Arts in Reykjavik, Iceland (1 week)
2019External evaluator in the Review Committee at Chalmers School of Architecture, Gothenburg, Sweden

Lectures in Finland and abroad, selection

2020Open lecture “Equality Quality” at Architecture department of the

Icelandic University of the Arts in Reykjavik, Iceland
2020Lauttasaaren primary school, lecture for children age 8-9 about the
work of an architect
2019Discussion on the future at the Arkkitehtipäivät seminar 17.5.2019,
Bio Rex, Helsinki

List of published works

Selected articles and editor work
2019“Pieni taidemuseo Tammisaareen”, written together with Eric
Adlercreutz
Arkkitehtiuutiset 4/2019
ISSN 0044-8915
2018Architecture speaks! book edited by Jenni Reuter
ISBN 978-952-60-8341-4
2017“Bringing Poetic to pragmatic”
Finnish Architectural Review 6/2017
ISSN 0783-3660
2013“Libraries United”
FORM6/2013
ISSN 0015-766X
2013Oasis - a living room in Annantalo´s courtyard (editor in chief of the book)
ISBN 978-952-60-5118-5
2013“Kaisa kavat”
FORM 3/2013
ISSN 0015-766X
2012Aalto University School of Arts Design and Architecture, Yearbook 2011/2012
(editor in chief of the book)
ISBN 978-952-60-4805-5
2012“Studenthälsovårdens tillbyggnad” and “Bastuvikens barnhus”
FORM 3/2012
ISSN 0015-766X
2012“Kellokas parhus”
FORM 2/2012
ISSN 0015-766X
2011“Choosing the path”
Finnish Architectural Review 1/2011
ISSN 0783-3660
1993–95Byggnadskonst i Namibia
Report on the traditional architecture in Namibia for Helsinki University of Technology

Projects published in books, magazines and news papers, mentioning a few:

2019“On a Path Toward Ecological Living”
Finnish Architectural Review 5/2019
ISSN 0783-3660
2019“Strong impressions”
Finnish Architectural Review 2/2019
ISSN 0783-3660
2018“Focus on the facade”
Finnish Architectural Review 4/2018
ISSN 0783-3660
2018“Suunnannäyttäjä ja raja-aitojen kaataja”
Pirta 3/2018
ISSN 0783-0424
2017“Hyvää oloa ja turvaa tiloista”
Keskisuomalainen, 10.6.2017
2015Professor Reuter: “Arkitektur är överallt och påverkar vår vardag”
Hufvudstadsbladet, 328/2015
2017“Architect, entrepreneur, woman”
Finnish Architectural Review 2/2017
ISSN 0783-3660
2014“Creators´ Work and Soul”
AXIS, Japan, February 2014, vol. 167
2013“Villa Sundsvedja”
Finnish Architectural Review 2/2013
ISSN 0783-3660
2012“Annantalon piha elämään”
Aalto University Magazine May 2012
ISSN 1799-9324
2012“Totuus, hyvyys, kauneus”
Arkkitehtiopiskelija 2/2012
2008“The framework of exhibitions”
Finnish Architectural Review 04/2008
ISSN 0783-3660
2007“Olkipaalimajat, Sattmark, Parainen
Pääskynen 2/2007
2006“En etta med gran”
VOLT 16.12/2006
2003“Straw house”
Studios and Lofts, Marcos Nestares
ISBN 0-7893-0849-5
2002“Jenni Reuter”
40/40 Young Architects from Finland, Rakennustieto
ISBN 951-682-646-6
2002“Design in calm waters”
The Finnish Architectural Review 4/2002
ISSN 0783-3660
2002“just for fun?”
Form Function Finland 2/2002
ISSN 0358-8904
2001“A straw bale cottage in the country”, “Oivallista arkkitehtuuria”
The Finnish Architectural Review 1/2001
ISSN 0783-3660
2000“Arkkitehtien opintomatkat”
Tieteessä Tapahtuu 4/2000
ISSN 0781-7916
1996“Terveysmaja”
The Finnish Architectural Review 1/2001
ISSN 0783-3660
1996“Pinnalla ja tilassa - Vapaa taidekoulu ja arkkitehdit kohtasivat”
Taide 1/1996
ISSN 0039-8977
1996“Young Forum ‘96”
Form Function Finland 1/1996
ISSN 0358-8904
1993“Crossroads of five visions”
Topos 4/1993
ISBN 3-7667-1097-4

Electronical publications, selection:

http://openarchitecturenetwork.org/node/483
Valio Design-maidot: Jenni Reuter
Yle Areena: Avsnitt 1: Strömsö inslag: Arkitekterna på Gårdshuset
theplan.it Section Radar, in 2013, project Villa Sundsvedja
http://openarchitecturenetwork.org/node/483

Employment History

1999–2000Hannele Gronlund Architects
1997, 98–99 Krokfors-Virkamaki Architects
1997–98The Museum of Finnish Architecture
1996The Finnish Association of Architects
1995–96Esa Laaksonen Architects

Education

2014–Doctoral studies at Aalto University, School of Arts Design and Architecture, Department of Architecture, The New Global multi-disciplinary research project
1999Master of Architecture, Helsinki University of Technology
1993–94Exchange studies at Ecole d’Architecture de Paris-Belleville, France

Independent practice

1997Helena Sandman Architecture Ltd, architectural, urban, interior, graphic and exhibition design.

Selected architectural work

2019–Responsible for the urban and social development plan for Sebkha Séjoumi salt flat, Tunis, Tunisia as part of the lake restoration, floodwater management, and development project (in partnership with Leapfrog Projects, the Finnish Environment Institute, Business Finland, the Finnish Ministry of the Environment, and the Finnish Water Forum)
2018Consultant on spatial qualities for Next T project on HIV testing among youth in Tanzania (in partnership with M4ID)
2018Redesign of an existing maternity clinic in Odisha, India. Responsible for the spatial design (in partnership with M4ID)
2018Refurbishment and interior design of representation apartment of the organisation KFUK. Helsinki, Finland.
2016Affordable housing project for the Department of Urban and Rural Planning, Zanzibar town, Tanzania
2016Leading the Architectural Think Tank of the LabOur Ward –project resulting in an exhibition at the Women Conference in Copenhagen (in partnership with M4ID)
2013Photographical art work in the forest of Paloheinä, for the Tapahtumisen Tunne -exhibition
2009Extension of Solvalla Sports Institute as a Conference Centre, Espoo, Finland, project
2006Invited participant with a photographic work at the exhibition Places of Arrival and Departure organised by the Arts Council of Uusimaa
2005Sub consultant for the replacement of the market at Thiaroye station, Senegal (Jaakko Pöyry Ltd.)
2004Community development plan and urban study of the village Chirombo Bay, including a small-scale aquaculture centre, Malawi (WWF)

Selected graphic design

2017Book on the Young Artist of the Year, Tiina Pyykkinen
2015Catalogue for artist Jussi Niva’s exhibition MIME
2015Doctoral thesis of artist Stig Baumgartner
2010Book on Jussi Niva’s work, Timely Remains
2007Exhibition catalogue for artist Markus Konttinen’s exhibition Summer light – Stopping and Going
2004Exhibition catalogue for artist Markus Konttinen’s exhibition Touching and Immersing

Selected exhibition design

2012Curator and design of all exhibitions at the Helinä Rautavaara Museum during the Helsinki Design Capital year
2010Final thesis exhibition of the Academy of Finearts
200810-year jubelee exhibition for the Wood Architecture award by Wood in Culture, Lahti, in collaboration with Katriina Lankinen
2001Pearls of West Africa, exhibition at the Helinä Rautavaara Museum, in collaboration with Jaakko Pesonen
2000Fiskars artists’ Camilla Moberg’s, Irina Pått’s and Karin Widnäs’ joint exhibition at Tammisaari Art Museum

Member of juries and boards, grants

2020–Deputy member of the board of the Kunsthalle Helsinki Foundation
2018Member of jury in the World Architecture Festival, category of sports and future hospital buildings
2018Member of jury in the competition “Community center in Nepal” arranged by ARCHsharing
2017Member of jury in the competition “Home revisited” arranged by the Asko Foundation
2016Finnish Cultural Foundation one year research grant
2012–13Board member of Forum Artis, organisation for art
2010–13Chairman of the board of Ukumbi NGO
2012Curator and designer of the temporary exhibitions at Helinä Rautavaara Musem during the Helsinki Design Capital year
2010One year grant from the State Art Commission
2007–Board member of Ukumbi NGO
2004Atelier apartment in New York City, The Foundation of Visual Arts.
2000Atelier apartment in Cité International des Arts, Paris
1991–Multiple grants

Academic positions

2020–Visiting professor at BASEhabitat University of Art and Design, Linz post-master program on
architecture and sustainable development
2020Teacher at Sustainable Global Technologies master level studio, Aalto University
2020–Advisor for Belén German Bianco’s master thesis in Creative Sustainability, Aalto University
2019–Advisor for Miia Suomela’s master thesis in architecture, Aalto University
2018–19Teacher at the Interplay of Cultures master-level studio, Aalto University
2017Visiting critic at Mendrisio School of Architecture, Grafton Architects’ design studio
2017Advisor of Mariana Rantanen’s master thesis in architecture, Aalto University
2008–15Teacher at Basics in Architecture, Aalto University
2010–14Teacher at the Cities in Transition master-level studio, Aalto University
2014Teacher at the Kigali Master Class, Aalto University
2012Teacher at the Public Building Cambodia Studio, Aalto University
2011Visiting critic at Umeå School of Architecture, 2011
2009–10Teacher in graphic design and exhibition planning, Finnish Academy of Fine Arts
2006Global Studio, UN Habitat, Vancouver 06.06
2005–06Assistant professor at the Chinese University of Hong Kong
2002–05Visiting critic at Helsinki University of Technology, World Architecture
2003Moderator and editor of papers at the international ACSA architecture conference in Helsinki

Employment history

1997–05Design office Stefan Lindfors Ltd. Interior design. (Intermittent project-based work)
1998Jouni Kaipia Architects
1997Alli Architects Ltd. (Architects Pia Ilonen and Minna Lukander)
1996Helin- Siitonen Architects
1995–96Helsinki University of Technology. Study advisor for foreign students