Lecture: A House of Finland
Finlandia Foundation of Boston brings the Finlandia Foundation National Lecturer of the Year, Peter MacKeith, to the Nordic Hall for a special lecture. The lecture traces the emergence, development and ongoing vitality of Finnish cultural identity through a century of significant architecture and design, presenting examples from across the last 100 years, and emphasizing the building of community through public architecture.
Sunday, March 25th | 3pm | this event is free; donations are accepted.
ABOUT PETER: Peter MacKeith is Dean and Professor of Architecture at the Fay Jones School of Architecture and Design at the University of Arkansas. For the last 20 years, since receiving a Fulbright Fellowship to Finland in 1990, he has worked as a liaison between the architecture cultures of the United States, Finland, and the Nordic nations, in the fields of education, professional practice, exhibitions, research and publications. Peter served as the Honorary Consul of Finland in St. Louis, Missouri, from 2012 to 2014. He is a member of the Finnish Cultural Institute-New York Advisory Board. In February of 2014 he was recognized by the President of Finland with the insignia of Knight, First Class, of the Order of the Lion of Finland.