Trace how Artek’s novel combination of design studio, gallery, and retail space contributed to the development of contemporary Finnish architectural practice.

Peter MacKeith joined the University of Arkansas Fay Jones School of Architecture as Dean and Professor of architecture in July 2014. MacKeith has worked as a liaison between the architectural cultures of the United States and the Nordic nations, especially Finland, in design practice, research, publication, education, and exhibition. A nationally recognized design educator, Mackeith was previously Associate Dean and Professor of architecture at the Sam Fox School of Design & Visual Arts at Washington University in St. Louis, from 1999-2014. Before joining the Sam Fox School, MacKeith was the Director of the Master of Architecture – International Program at the Helsinki University of Technology (now Aalto University) in Finland. He previously held faculty appointments in architecture at the University of Virginia, the University of Ljubljana in Slovenia, and Yale University in architectural design, history, and theory.