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Architect

Arto Kalevi Sipinen, Finnish architect. Named Concrete Structure of Year, 1990, Honorary professor, 1995; recipient Pro Finlandia medal, 1990, State Architectural prize, 1999, Building of Year award, 1999.

Background

Sipinen, Arto Kalevi was born on April 20, 1936 in Helsinki, Finland.

Education

Degree in Architecture, Helsinki University of Technology, 1961. Doctor (honorary), Jyväskylä University, 2009.

Career

Worked with Alvar Aalto, 1959—1961. Worked with Viljo Revell, 1961—1963. Lecturer Helsinki University of Technology, 1964—1967, acting professor architecture, 1991—1992.

Managing director Arto Sipinen Architects, since 1965.

Works

  • Other Work

    • Principal works include Imatra City Hall, 1970, Jyväskylä University, 1974—2005, Raisio City Hall, 1981, Imatra Cultural Center, 1986, Helsinki City Center, 1986-1990, Mikkeli Concert Hall, 1988, Espoo Cultural Center, 1989, Lahti Main Library., Tammela Town Hall, 1991.

Connections

Married Sinikka Rossi Sipinen, 1986. Children: Tuula, Ari.

spouse:
Sinikka Rossi Sipinen

children:
Tuula Sipinen

Ari Sipinen