On Friday 19th of October we had the pleasure to discuss around amalgamation of supporting and conflicting perspectives for the future of Haaga. The task was to find a corner in our uncertain future that can be approached in an academic, argumentative manner based on the students work about Haaga.
In their final Intro class before the Autumn period break, students were introduced to the theme of sustainability. In the morning, PhD. Kati Vierikko elaborated the terminology behind the sustainable – or eco, smart, green, resilient – city. Study by Jong et al. (2015) shows the evolution of such terminology
This book takes the reader to the themes studied in Urban Challenge Studio 1, a course by the Master’s Programme in Urban Studies and Planning in Autumn 2017. Combining the students work to commentaries by professors and teachers across a multitude of disciplines, the book provides a stimulating and interesting
It was a rare opportunity and treat to hear Rikhard Manninen, Head of Strategic Planning Division at City of Helsinki, and Professor Anssi Joutsiniemi from Aalto University explaining the multi-layered urban evolution of Helsinki from the first plan a few centuries ago and into the future. The afternoon exercise took