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Born in Helsinki in 1987.

E D U C AT I O N

2011
Aalto University, Helsinki – Architect (MSc in Architecture), with distinction

2008 – 09
Swiss Federal Institute of Technology (ETH) Zürich  –  MSc studies in Architecture

2008
Helsinki University of Technology  – BSc Degree in Architecture (with distinction)

2005
Finnish Baccalaureate from Ressu Upper Secondary School, Helsinki

L A N G U A G E S

Finnish: native

English: excellent

German: excellent

French: fluent

Swedish: fluent

Spanish and Russian: basic skills

Latin: theoretical

C A R E E R

2010-
Architects Rudanko + Kankkunen, Helsinki. Founder and CEO

2011-2012
Helsinki City Planning Department, Architect

2010
Architects Lahdelma & Mahlamäki, Helsinki. Architect

2010
Architecture office ArkMW, Helsinki. Architect, project consultant

2009
Interboro Partners, New York. Junior architect

2009
Columbia University, C-Lab. New York. Researcher

2009
ETH Studio Basel – Contemporary City Institute, Basel. Researcher

2007 – 08
JKMM Architects, Helsinki. Junior architect

2007
Architecture Office Jukka Turtiainen Oy, Espoo. Trainee

P E R S O N A L   I N T E R E S T S

Travel, languages and cultures, politics, music and group singing, scouting, outdoor sports

A W A R D S

2013
Purchase prize in Aurinkokivi school architectural competition, Vantaa (FI)

2012
Honorary mention in Opinmäki school architectural competition, Espoo (FI)

2012
Perspective Global 40 under 40 award for emerging architects

2011
World Architecture Festival 2011, finalist in Learning category

2011
Real World Redux Award, finalist

2010
Finnish Association of Architects (SAFA) grant

2010, 2011 & 2012
The Kordelin Foundation grant

2010
Finnish Cultural Fund grant

2009
Forum AID Nordic Architecture Awards 2009, nominee

2008
Ideas competition for Helsinki University of Technology 100th anniversary project, 1st price and realization

2008
Architectural competition for Finnish World Expo Pavilion, highest class entry

2008
Asko ­­Foundation / Antti Nurmesniemi Scholarship for post-graduate studies abroad

2008 & 10
Annikki Paasikivi Stipendium for Excellent Performance in Architecture Studies

2007
Modo design competition 07, Honorary mention & realization

P U B L I C A T I O N S

2011
Sra Pou vocational school in various architecture publications, eg. Arkkitehti,  Rum, ArchDaily and Dezeen

2011
Timed Urbanism. Designing the transformation of Satamaportti, Kotka. MSc Thesis.

2009
Jeffrey Inaba and C-Lab: World of Giving / C-Lab, Columbia University, New York. Contribution as part of C-Lab.

2009
Petrikirche. Entwürfe zur Wiedererrichtung. Niggli Verlag, Zürich. My design presented in exhibition and book.

2009
Forum AID 1.09: Pavilion “Riihi”

2008
Hilla Rudanko and Annabel Cremer: Bodies of Water. Urban research on water circulation in Kolkata, India.

2008
FAMILIAR / UNFAMILIAR. Two views of the city. Case Helsinki.  BSc Thesis.

2007
TALO & KOTI 9-10/2007: Lumme easy chair, design by Hilla Rudanko and Anssi Kankkunen