The town of Hamina (Fredrikshamn) is located in the South-Eastern Finland, close to Russian border. Built in early 18th century, its ideal circular plan and star-like fortress system echoes Renaissance urban ideals, realized only in three places in Europe. The summer school will focus on the underground and interior spaces of the fortress and Hamina’s urban buildings.
Hamina’s GPS coordinates are 60.5693° N, 27.1878° E
The meeting point will be in the City of Helsinki, 145 km West of Hamina.