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What’s happening to our cities?

Digital technology is transforming urban spaces and the way those spaces are used. Design management professionals would do well to engage with the changes taking place, Sari Viertiö says.

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Ode to Everything

The decade-long engagement and consultation process that preceded the launch of Helsinki’s new central library Oodi meant that building came heavily laden with expectations.

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Green Beginnings

An urban block in Jätkäsaari was originally conceived for the Low2No architecture competition as a new community dedicated to sustainable living. Architect, project leader Carlos Alarcón Allen writes about the process.

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New Take on the Wooden Tradition

A wooden apartment building in Kuukkari, Pori, is designed for seniors by Architects Rudanko + Kankkunen.

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Feminism as an Instrument

In the 2010s feminism is not merely an issue of women's movement but rather seeks a broader understanding of identities. Instead of generalisation, the starting point for planning is the spectrum of real communities and individuals, Marja Rautaharju writes.

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The Changing Careers of Women Architects

Women began to practice architecture in Finland in the early 20th century. Female architects founded their own association, Architecta, in the 1940s. Pirkko-Liisa Schulman traces the history of the association.