About me

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RAIMO AHONEN

 1947         Born in Oulu. Lives and works in Oulu.
 

EDUCATION

1980           MSc (Architecture), Degree of Architecture at University of Oulu
 

PROFESSIONAL CAREER

1997–          RA-Studio Raimo Ahonen, Oulu                  
Architectural design, Graphic design and Architectural photography
1977–2008  Department of Architecture at University of Oulu
History of architecture and architectural photography
1980–1997  A self-employed person
Architectural photography (since 1972)
Graphic design (since 1974)
Architectural design (since 1975)
                  

PUBLICATIONS

2014      Ahonen, Raimo. Sellanen elämä Karjalas (This is Life in Karelia).
2012      Ahonen, Raimo & Leskinen, Jouko. Oulunsalon arkkitehtuuria 2.
2010      Ahonen, Raimo & Broner-Bauer, Kaisa. Historiallisen miljöön suojeluatlas.
2009      Ahonen, Raimo & Karhula, Matti. Krunnin kämpät.
2008      Ahonen, Raimo, Kovalainen, Pasi, Passoja, Britta, Toivonen, Mauri & Turpeinen, Juhani. Viisikanta – hyvää rakennussuojelua.
2007      Ahonen, Raimo & Mikkola, Kaisu. Lukuhetki ja 800 muuta.
1995      Ahonen, Raimo, Leskinen, Jouko & Väisänen, Ilpo. Oulunsalon arkkitehtuuria.
1989      Ahonen, Raimo & Mikola, Päivi. Oulun yliopiston arkkitehtuurin osasto, syksy 1987–kevät 1988.
1989      Ahonen, Raimo & Allas, Anja. Oulun yliopiston arkkitehtuurin osasto 30 vuotta.
1985      Ahonen, Raimo & Sallamaa, Kari. Pentti Haanpään maailma.
1985      Ahonen, Raimo. Taiteen tilat.
1975      Ahonen, Raimo & Helenius, Erkki. Elokuvatoiminta Oulussa 1974.
 

ANOTHER PUBLICATIONS

1975–2016   Graphic design and picture editing into 69 books
2009             The main illustration of the book Hirvonen-Kantola, Sari & Hentilä, Helka-Liisa. Pohjoinen puhuu.
2008             The main illustration together with Jaakko Heikkilä of the book Mäkitalo, Jorma & Turunen, Jari & Vilkkumaa, Ilpo (toim.). Vaikuttavuus muutoksessa.
1991             The main illustration of the book Kuusamo, Altti. Reijo Hukkanen.
 
In addition, it has been published about 2180 photographs in different publications since 1991.
 

AWARDS

1998
Press officers’ organization EUPRIO of European universities has awarded the best brochure
Menestystarinoita (University of Oulu). Graphic design and photographies Raimo Ahnen.
1995
Diploma (graphic design) in the select of the best books of the year. Hautala, Hannu. Liikettä linnunradalla.
1994
Diploma (graphic design) in the select of the best books of the year. Pohjoinen arkkitehtuuri 1.
1994
Honorable mention (graphic design) from the book Luonnollinen näkemys.
1991
Diploma (graphic design) in the select of the best books of the year. Marja Vuorelainen. Lapin kuvat.
 

PHOTO EXHIBITIONS

Solo exhibitions

2017           Vastineita / Анaлогии / Analogues. Kinerma / Republic of Karelia
2008           Images in architecture (together Niki Kavakonis). Gallery Colmio / Oulu
2007           Wooden Village of Kinerma at Karelia. Kinerma / Republic of Karelia
2007           Wooden Village of Kinerma at Karelia. A-paja / Department of Architecture / Oulu
2007           Wooden Village of Kinerma at Karelia. Santa Verdiana /Facoltà di Architettura / Firenze
2003           Living Kinerma. A-paja / Department of architecture / Oulu
2003           Living Kinerma. Republic of Karelia Art Museum / Petrozavodsk
1998           Rendezvous on the region (Oulu Film Centre 25 year). City Library / Oulu
1997           Buildings of our independence time in the City of Oulu. Technical Centre / Oulu
1993           Liminka sawmill. Library / Liminka
1987           White house. City Library / Oulu
1985           City which disappeared. Northern Ostrobothnia Museum / Oulu
1983           Deep in the night. (Oulu Film Centre 10 year) Oulu Film Centre / Oulu
1981           Oulu Market Hall 1901–1981. Rantagallery / Oulu
 

Group exhibitions

2017      Ulkokrunni – 80 years a nature consevation on the Bay of Bothnia. Video screen of Rotuaari / Oulu
2010      Ulkokrunni. A-paja / Department of Architecture / Oulu
2009      Sale exhibition of Art. ARTo / Oulu
2008      Ulkokrunni. House of Reinilä / Oulu
2005      Vásárcsarnok – market halls. Ernst Múzeum / Budapest
2005      Tar and technology – dream of Metropolis. City Art Museum / Oulu
2002      Space and place (Raimo Ahonen, Ilpo Okkonen, Jussi Tiainen). City Art Museum / Salo
2001      Space and place (Raimo Ahonen, Ilpo Okkonen, Jussi Tiainen). City Art Museum / Oulu
2001      Pole positions of my life. Rantagallery 20 years -exhibition. Cultural Centre /Oulu
1999      Kinerma. Exhibition place of Department of Architecture / Oulu
1992      Family. Pikisaari / Oulu
1990      Torso, photographs from Rantakatu. Exhibition place of Department of Architecture / Oulu
1989      Sand – sun – swimming. Rantagallery / Oulu
1986      Exhibition of plank fence. Suomenlinna / Helsinki
1984      Northern photography. City Library / Oulu
1982      Oulu photographic exhibition of the year. Rantagallery / Oulu
 

ARCHITECT AND GRAPHIC DESIGNER OF EXHIBITIONS

2012      Viikki’s environment (Exhibition architect Kimmo Kuismanen). Helsinki
2010      Puu-Holz-Bois-Arch (Exhibition architect Kimmo Kuismanen). Paris
2002      Olonets gray eye (Student exercises of Kinnermäki village). Budapest
1999      White City. Exhibition place of Department of Architecture / Oulu
1980      Planning and user. Architects of Northern Finland SAFA. City Theatre / Oulu
 

WORKS IN COLLECTIONS

Photographs and photography artworks in museums and archives:
              Provincial Museum of Lapland
              Liminka Home Association
              Oulu Film Centre
              Oulu City Library
              City of Oulu
              Oulu City Art Museum
              Department of Architecture in University of Oulu
              Northern Ostrobothnia Museum
              Museum of Finnish Architecture
              Verve
              And also in numerous private firms of architects and other firms.
 
My own photographic archive consist in about 60000 slides, black and white and also colour negatives since 1961, as well as digital images about 27100 since 2002. All film formats it has been used.
 

RESIDENTS

2010      Cité Internationale des Arts, Paris
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