Date: 14 Sep 18
Arkki, School of Architecture for Children and Youth, has been recognized with the Design Deed 2018 award. The Design Deed of the Year prize is awarded annually by Design from Finland to a Finnish enterprise that has shown originality, responsibility, and utilized design as part of everyday life. This was the seventh time the prize was awarded, and the very first time it was awarded to an educational institution.
Arkki received the Design Deed award at Habitare, the largest furniture, design and interior decoration event in Finland, on 12th September 2018. Arkki has been providing basic architecture education and courses in designing lodges, miniatures, models, visual arts, animation, and 3D computer design for years with the motto Play – Create – Succeed as their guiding light.
“The Design Deed of the Year prize is a recognition and sign of appreciation for our entire team, which has long been involved in creativity-based education,” Pihla Meskanen, Head of Arkki says. “We are celebrating 25 years of operation, so this award really is icing on the cake.”