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CircVol 2 6Aika project: Utilization of high-volume side streams and masses of soil in cities

The project encourages reusing and utilizing recycled materials in civil and urban construction. The aim is to save valuable and finite natural resources and to reduce the carbon footprint in civil co...

Synergies and trade-offs between carbon footprint and other environmental impacts of buildings (SynTra)

This project promotes construction of sustainable public buildings by increasing knowledge on how to achieve both low carbon footprint (CF) and resource-efficiency targets in buildings. We examine on ...

Developing pilot accounts for marine, freshwater and urban ecosystems and packaging materials (ENVECOPACK)

ENVECOPACK is a two-year research project financed by Eurostat and led by Finnish Environment Institute (SYKE) in partnership with Natural Resources Institute Finland (Luke). Using System of Environme...

The discharge and environmental impacts of SBR granules from artificial turfs (TEKONURMI)

In the TEKONURMI project, the amount of SBR granule emissions from artificial turfs and the importance of the different routes of the granules are studied. The effects of SBR exposure on terrestrial i...

Indicators for sustainable urban development - KEKANUA

The project compiles indicator data for the needs of the UN New Urban Agenda and develops sustainable urban development indicators to support the monitoring of national sustainable urban development g...

Mixed use indices and urban fabrics supporting urban development (MIKSERI)

The objective of the MIKSERI-project is to develop metrics describing land use mix and apply these to the development of the walking, transit and car city fabrics at different scales.

Spatial information and residents' experiences for development of comfortable living environments (HYVIÖ)

We focus on the accessibility to green and water areas within suburbs and their socio-economic variation between suburbs, as well as their role in supporting wellbeing. The comfort factors experienced...

Urban and regional planning with the young generation - collective and intergenerational learning encouraging sustainability transformations (URGENT)

In the transdisciplinary URGENT project, funded by the Academy of Finland, we study whether and how bringing together urban and regional planning with formal education and education for sustainable de...

Best Practices Promoting Sustainable Urban Form (YKR-demo)

The project supports sustainable urbanization and produces information about best practices to the revision of the Land Use and Building Act.

Sentinel mosaics in Finland in national reference grid (FPCUP SGA3 Tier1)

The project concentrates on raising awareness and helping the end-users of Sentinel satellite images and particularly Sentinel satellite image mosaics produced under Finnish Geospatial Platform progra...

Collaborative remedies for fragmented societies – facilitating the collaborative turn in environmental decision-making (CORE)

CORE project studies and develops collaborative action in environmental planning and decision-making. CORE builds on the notions of interdependence and collaborative governance as responses to complex...

Beyond MALPE-coordination: integrative envisioning (BEMINE)

BEMINE project aims to enable capacity for developing and evaluating different development scenarios of sustainable Finnish urbanization and regionalization.

Environmental impact assessment of nearly zero energy building

The ministry of environment is responsible for the preparation of the nearly zero energy building (nZEB) legislation. During the preparation an impact assessment of the legislation is also done. In th...

Scenario calculations of buildings for energy and climate strategy (RakSkenE)

The preparation of the new energy and climate strategy has begun in Finland, and the work includes preparation of scenarios as well.The Ministry of the Environment is responsible for the building sect...

National Spatial Data Infrastructure for Integrated Coastal and Marine Spatial Planning (ZAN-SDI)

The importance of geospatial information and its essential role in the sustainable development has been widely recognised and raised interest towards nation-specific infrastructures. SMOLE II project ...

Coordinated and Integrated Permitting System (CIPS) in South Africa

The Overall Objective (intended long-term impact) of the Project was improved environmental governance in terms of enhanced service delivery of DEA by simplifying the environmental permitting processe...

Urban Zones Applied in Planning (Urban Zone 3)

Urban Zone 3 project is dealing with the future development of the urban form in Finnish urban regions. Travel-related urban zone method is applied in various planning cases of different-sized Finnish...

Change in Business Ecosystems for Local Renewable Energy and Energy Efficiency - Better Energy Services for Consumers (USE)

The consortium creates an understanding of transition in the area of sustainable energy by taking an integrated approach to examining developments regarding renewable energy and energy efficiency. Sp...

Development of the Urban Form in Helsinki and Stockholm metropolitan areas

The study focuses on differences and similarities of land use, regional and urban structures and transport systems of Helsinki and Stockholm metropolitan areas. The study aims to understand how differ...

Operationalisation of Natural capital and Ecosystem Services: From concepts to real-world applications (OpenNESS)

OpenNESS aims to translate the concepts of Natural Capital (NC) and Ecosystem Services (ES) into operational frameworks that provide tested, practical and tailored solutions for integrating ES into la...


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