About

Arkki, School of Architecture for Children and Youth in Finland and Arkki International organise in collaboration with Archinfo, Architecture Information Centre Finland the 3rd edition of the international conference Creating the Future in Helsinki.

The conference is organised every five years. Previous editions were celebrated in 2009 and 2014 and gathered hundreds of experts and participants around the world. This years  edition will be unique since Arkki will also be celebrating its 25th anniversary.


Creating the Future III – Creative Education via Architecture will bring together international experts in the sector for two days with a program that will include workshops, lectures, keynote speeches and talks:

10.11 Pedagogical workshops

11.11 Creative education via architecture conference


Selected themes of the conference include:
Sustainability & architectureCreativity and the brainParticipatory planning with children and youth
Learning by playingSignificance of built environment in education


Call for papers

You are invited to submit an abstract on those subjects for a:

  • Presentation
  • Workshop

Guidelines for paper presentation and workshop can be found here.

The congress language is English, and all abstracts must be in English.

The online submission of abstracts will close on 30.4.2019, and the authors will be notified the status of their abstract in June.

If you have any questions related to your papers submission, please contact us at papers@arkki.net.