Archive: December 2014

Urbanism and Infrastructure Retrofits

Article discussing radical urban densification projects in Helsinki and Tampere is now available in my co-author Timo Hämäläinen's blog: ...

Tampere Townscape Committee active

Tampere Townscape Committee (in Finnish: Kaupunkikuvatoimikunta) has been active since 2010. I was invited to join the Committee in 2013. In the rapidly growing city, the importance of a voluntary, independent and expert-driven forum that aims to improve the quality of public space and urban ...

Public Space and Relational Perspectives by Routledge

Routledge has recently published a fresh book on public space, politics and architectural education, titled "Public Space and Relational Perspectives. New Challenges for Architecture and Planning". It is edited by Chiara Tornaghi and Sabine Knierbein from TU Vienna. Article by Andres Kurg, ...