Verneri Virsunen, a student from Aalto’s School of Business, embarked on his thesis journey last year. Despite not knowing how the work was going to turn out, or which form it would take, he was convinced of one thing; he wanted to draw attention to an often overlooked topic in his field: development cooperation dynamics Read more >
Living+ programme – Creating better living environments
A multidisciplinary research programme to create better and sustainable living environments. Presentation in the exhibition opening 24.2.2014, and a video screen in the exhibition.
Aalto University’s Living+ programme takes the WDC2012 Helsinki and Aalto University’s WDC2012 legacy further. The programme will be presented in the opening event of the Shaping a shared world exhibition in Cape Town. The Living+ platform will also be exhibited during the duration of the Shaping a shared world exhibition as Aalto’s legacy to WDC Cape Town 2014.
Living+ is a multidisciplinary research programme focusing on human-centred living environments. The programme draws from Aalto University’s research and makes it possible to plan, design and test human-centric environments on all scales, from housing, working, mobility, digital and physical services to care and wellbeing, leisure and social interaction.
Living+ focuses for instance on urban development, services on urban centres, city landscape and developing living models with and for active citizens. The human-centered living environments cover a scale from large constructed environments into e-services.
Professor Antti Ahlava, Head of the Department of Architecture, Aalto University School of Arts, Design & Architecture, email@example.com, tel. +358 50 324 1179
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