Venue and Travel

Note: Due to the coronavirus epidemic, the conference was postponed with a year from June 2020 to June 2021. We will decide by end of February 2021 whether the conference will be organized all virtuallly or as a hybrid event with on-site attendance at Aalto University, also allowing remote participation.


SRAE 2021 is hosted at Aalto University’s Otaniemi campus in Espoo, Finland.

The campus includes historical buildings designed by Alvar Aalto, including the ‘Undergraduate Centre’ and the new premises of Aalto School of Arts, Design and Architecture, Väre

Campus maps and details of how to transit between Helsinki and the campus can be found on the website of the Aalto University.

How to Get to Aalto University’s Otaniemi Campus

The campus is easily accessible from Helsinki city centre via Metro towards Tapiola/Matinkylä (approx. 15 minutes).  The metro station’s name is Aalto University.

Also check this map to explore the campus:


Quotas of rooms will be booked from the nearby the conference venue in Espoo and Helsinki. TBA.


Radisson Blu Hotelli, Espoo
Otaranta 2, 02150 Espoo / +358 201234700

The hotel is located along the Otaranta waterfront. The adjacent Aalto University campus and the conference venue, Otakaari 1, are within a 10 min walk. Easy access to Helsinki city centre by metro or car (15 min).


Original Sokos Hotel Tapiola Garden
Tapionaukio 3, 02100 Espoo / +358 201234600

Hotel Tapiola Garden is a meeting place in the heart of the vibrant Tapiola district in Espoo, close to good public transportation connections. Nearly all of the rooms have a balcony



Radisson Blu Royal Hotel
Runeberginkatu 2, 00100 Helsinki / +358 201234700

The Radisson Blu Royal Hotel welcomes guests to the bustling city center. Helsinki Airport is just 20 kilometers away, and public transport hub is across the street from the hotel. Shopping, museums and entertainment are close.


In the city centre of Helsinki, two Omena Hotels offer economy accommodations (from 94 eur/single room/night).