Professor Rainer Mahlamäki Joins International Advisory Board of The Rogatchi Foundation

World-leading master of architecture joins The Rogatchi Foundation body of international advisers

Professor Rainer Mahlamäki

The Rogatchi Foundation is pleased to announce that internationally renown master of architecture, professor Rainer Mahlamäki has joined the Foundation International Advisory Board. Among his other projects, professor Mahlamäki is known for his widely acclaimed POLIN Museum of the History of Polish Jews recognised by UNESCO as the Best Museum in the World in 2016.

President of Finland Sauli Niinistö ( first from the left) with author of the POLIN Museum prof. Rainer Mahlamäki ( in the centre) at the POLIN opening, 2014.(C) and Courtesy: LMA Architects.

Among many other domestic in Finland and international projects created and undertaken by professor Mahlamäki and his able team of LMA Architecture are forthcoming The Lost Shtetl Memorial and Museum in Lithuania, cultural complex in Gdansk, Poland, many unique museums, concert halls, libraries in Finland, important projects in Germany, Latvia, the United Kingdom. Professor Mahlamäki who led the Union of Finnish Architects for many years, and who is teaching architecture in the University of Oulu for more than two decades, is sought-after member if international juries for many crucial international project, including the recent Museum and Memorial Centre in Babiy Yar, Ukraine.

He is known as one of the rare international architects who is deeply involved in history, culture and meaningful historical context of the projects in which he is taking a part in.

The credo of the LMA Architects says: “LMA architecture stretches far beyond materiality and is a synthesis of history, future, spatiality and human needs”. 

The Rogatchi Foundation is happy and proud to list such special person and internationally awarded master among the distinguished  members of the Foundation International Advisory Board.