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Urban and regional planning with the young generation - URGENT
Project | Published: 2019-09-30

  In the transdisciplinary URGENT project, funded by the Academy of Finland  (9/2019-8/2023), we study whether and how bringing together urban and regional planning ...

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Urbanisation
Content page | Published: 2019-07-11

The share of population living in cities and urban areas is increasing globally. Up to 70% of Finns already live in urban areas, while the global figure is over 50%. Urbanisation is often considered ...

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Best Practices Promoting Sustainable Urban Form - YKR-demo
Project | Published: 2019-06-07

  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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Tampere joins the Carbon Neutral Municipalities network – the entire city region aiming for carbon neutrality by 2030
Press release | Published: 2019-04-05

Tampere City Region is strengthening its commitment to strict carbon neutrality targets. As the central city of the region, Tampere joined the Carbon Neutral Municipalities (HINKU) network by decision......

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Focus on basic security, education, and participation
Content page | Published: 2018-09-13

Sustainable well-being cannot be implemented without fair distribution of resources. Decisions on emission reductions or protecting biodiversity cannot succeed if people do not find them acceptable. ......

Finland and sustainable well-being > How does society need to change? > Focus on basic security, education, and participation
Forests promote health and well-being among school pupils
Press release | Published: 2018-08-30

Forests promote health and well-being among school pupils. The Finnish Environment Institute has made an analysis based on spatial data on the location of primary and secondary schools with relation t......

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Nature relationship of day care centres and schools
Content page | Published: 2018-09-11

Education supports the achievement of all of the goals of sustainable development put forward by the UN. According to the goal of education for sustainable development, all students on a global scale...

Finland and sustainable well-being > Nature relationship of day care centres and schools
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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New phase of urbanisation within metropolitan areas — Helsinki lagging behind Stockholm
Press release | Published: 2015-06-15

A recent study on the metropolitan areas of Helsinki and Stockholm indicates that the urban form in the two regions has developed partially in different directions during the past 20 years. Stockholm ......

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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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Urban Fabrics & Urban Zones Seminar, COST meeting October 2013
Content page | Published: 2013-11-28

The meeting of European Union's COST ACTION TU 0902 ( Integrated assessment technologies to support the sustainable development of urban areas ) was held at the Finnish Environment Institute SYKE ......

Research & Development > Built environment > Urban Fabrics & Urban Zones Seminar, COST meeting October 2013
"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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Light pollution - a serious environmental problem? (VALO)
Project | Published: 2013-10-08

Project description Light pollution is artificial light that causes adverse effects to the functioning of ecosystems or to human health or well-being. Light pollution - a serious environment...

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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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