Juhani Uolevi Pallasmaa (born September 14, 1936, Hämeenlinna, Finland) is a Finnish architect and former professor of architecture at the Helsinki University of Technology and a former Director of the Museum of Finnish Architecture (1978-1983). He runs his own architect's office – Arkkitehtitoimisto Juhani Pallasmaa KY – in Helsinki. He has served as the Ruth & Norman Moore Visiting Professor at Washington University in St. Louis, Missouri, as well as the Plym Professor at the University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign in Champaign, Illinois.
His exhibitions of Finnish architecture, planning and visual arts have been displayed in more than thirty countries and he has written numerous articles on cultural philosophy, environmental psychology and theories of architecture and the arts. He is an honorary Fellow of the American Institute of Architects, Member of the CICA International Committee of Architectural Critics, and Member of the International Academy of Architecture.
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