Arto Sipinen (20 March 1936 – 23 December 2017) was a Finnish architect. He worked in the office of architects Alvar Aalto in 1959–61 and Viljo Revell in 1961–63. He founded his own architect's office in 1965. Sipinen has taught at Helsinki University of Technology Department of Architecture.

Arto Sipinen
Arto Sipinen in 2002
Born(1936-03-20)20 March 1936
Died23 December 2017(2017-12-23) (aged 81)
Alma materHelsinki University of Technology
Arto Sipinen: University of Jyväskylä, Ylistönrinne campus
Arto Sipinen: Espoo cultural centre
Arto Sipinen: Innova tower in Jyväskylä

In 1970 Sipinen won the architectural competition for the design of a new campus at the University of Jyväskylä, his former employer Aalto having designed the first campus. Among Sipinen's other best known works are the cultural centres for the cities of Espoo, Mikkeli, Imatra and Kuusamo.


  • Vilhelm Helander, Modern Architecture in Finland, Kirjayhtymä, Helsinki, 1995.

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