Espoo, Finland, August 2012
docomomo Suomi/Finland will host the 12th docomomo International Conference in Espoo, in 2012. Espoo is part of the greater metropolitan Helsinki area and parts of the conference program are held over the capital region. The Conference is hosted by the City of Espoo and Espoo City Museum and realized in collaboration with public and private organizations, the principal ones being the Alvar Aalto Foundation, the City of Helsinki, Museum of Finnish Architecture, The National Board of Antiquities, the Architectural Department of Aalto University, the Ministry of Culture and Education and the Ministry of Environment. The Conference coincides with the Helsinki region being the World Design Capital 2012, with numerous events and exhibitions dealing with design in all its aspects.