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Best Practices Promoting Sustainable Urban Form - YKR-demo
Project | Published: 2019-04-08

  Objectives The project supports sustainable urbanization in Finnish cities and urban areas. It is carried out during 2019 and 2020 in collaboration with SYKE, Ministry of the ...

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Realising the health benefits of nature through urban planning
Press release | Published: 2017-08-24

The health and well-being impacts of contacts with nature are increasingly being discussed in relation to environmental policies in Finland and around Europe. Access to nature is important even in den......

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Beyond MALPE-coordination: integrative envisioning - BEMINE
Project | Published: 2017-01-18

Beyond MALPE-coordination: integrative envisioning (BEMINE) aims to build upon the existing Finnish MALPE city-regional planning approach, which includes land use (M), housing (A), transport (L), ser...

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Article by SYKE researchers selected Highly Commended Paper by network awards for excellence
News | Published: 2016-04-29

The scientific article by Kirsi Mäkinen, Paula Kivimaa and Ville Helminen, “Path creation for urban mobility transitions - linking aspects of urban form to transport policy analysis” was published in ......

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Dr Joe Ravetz is a visual thinker
News | Published: 2015-02-05

The public lecture held by Dr Joe Ravetz is loaded with hand drawn maps and pictures. Even his self-presentation on the Urban 3.0 website is partly a comic strip. "I am a researcher of sustainable fut......

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Urban Zones Applied in Planning (Urban Zone 3)
Project | Published: 2015-02-04

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 Finnis...

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Development of the Urban Form in Helsinki and Stockholm metropolitan areas
Project | Published: 2014-09-24

Photo: Panu Söderström Objectives The study focuses on differences and similarities of land use, regional and urban structures and transport systems of Helsinki and Stockholm metropol...

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Stockholm beats the Helsinki region in increasing the density of its urban form – researchers would promote polycentricity in Helsinki
Press release | Published: 2014-06-16

The Stockholm and Helsinki regions are divided into various types of core, peri-urban, and rural areas. A recent study conducted by the University of Helsinki and the Finnish......

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"Good Urban Planning Is about Figuring Out Fabrics"
News | Published: 2013-11-27

Sustainable urban structure was raised in discussion in Helsinki at the end of October. The meetings of the European Union’s COST Action technology network brought experts in this field to the city fr......

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New information on the development of urban regions in Finland
Press release | Published: 2013-10-25

In Finland, urban regions have undergone significant changes in the past few decades. This is revealed by a recently completed research report by the Finnish Environment Institute SYKE. The publishing......

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Model of Three Urban Fabrics (Urban Fabrics)
Project | Published: 2013-09-26

Theory of Urban Fabrics Urban Fabrics is a new way of thinking and a new comprehensive way of recognizing the fabrics of the cities. It´s a paradigm shift from conventional ways of thinking, whi...

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More accurate information available about urban and rural areas
Press release | Published: 2013-06-10

A new geographic classification about the distribution of urban and rural areas provides a more accurate picture than previous statistics of, among other things, the distribution of Finland's populati......

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