Juhani Pallasmaa

Juhani Pallasmaa (Helsinki, 1936) 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. He is author of ‘The Eyes of the Skin - Architecture and the Senses’ and several other books. Offering the design field some of its most poignant reflections, Juhani Pallasmaa has written and designed his way into the zeitgeist of architectural discourse. The Eyes of the Skin—Architecture and the Senses, his 1996 reflection on architecture, perception and one’s self, has become a core part of the canon of architectural education throughout the world.