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The first living pavilion was successfully organized in Helsinki

The Finnish Environment Institute (SYKE) and the University of Helsinki organized the first multi-sensory living pavilion in Helsinki on Thursday 22.4.2021. The aim of the event was to to demonstrate possibilities for moving towards a smart and green city agenda by drawing upon new forms of sensors and citizen engagement technologies. The presentations involved talks…

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Vesa Marttinen interviews Silviya Korpilo

YLE Radio Suomi interviewed project researchers

Yesterday (16.3.) we walked in Kalasatama and discussed about sounds of cities. What kind of sounds are accepted by citizens? Vesa Marttinen, the reporter of Yle Radio Suomi interviewed me and post doc Silviya Korpilo about ongoing multisensory PPGIS survey. The record of interview can be found here.  The discussion is in Finnish.

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A multisensory PPGIS survey in two developing neighbourhoods in Helsinki

Outdoor recreational areas provide us a range of experiences especially when we find ourselves surrounded by nature. There has been a focus in research and planning on the visual features of urban landscapes. Yet, we hear places as much as we see them. Smarter Greener Cities researchers in Helsinki are studying how citizens perceive and…

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Registration open: Multi-sensory experiences of urban nature and the role of technologies in social-ecological well-being 22.4. at 13-15.00

Technology is often seen as a solution to a more climate-friendly and sustainable city. But can technology also contribute to the well-being of citizens and urban nature? How does a smart and green city look and sound like? The design, management and maintenance of urban spaces and green areas requires an understanding of how different social, ecological and technological factors…

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Hørgaarden Copenhagen – PPGIS Survey

In collaboration between local stakeholders and the SmarterGreenerCities Copenhagen-based researchers, an internet-based survey has been created and is soon about to be launched. The survey concerns the use of the outdoor areas in Hørgaarden, Copenhagen – a multi-ethnic neighbourhood, that is about to undertake some major changes regarding outdoor spaces. Over the next 4 years,…

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Green cover has increased in Kalasatama

SYKE researchers in the SMARTer Greener Cities project made in-depth analyses of the vegetation structure and green space in Kalasatama using the Helsinki city GIS datasets and aerial images, land cover data from HSY* and making several field visits to the study area. “Analyzing changes in the vegetation structure at neighborhood level needs careful checking…

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Voices for nature in Stockholm

In Stockholm Royal Seaport, we investigate different ways in which smart technologies can strengthen feedback and dialog between nature and people, in order to better understand the “voices of nature”, especially when nature is under pressure. To this end, in partnership with the City of Stockholm, 11 out of 18 planned wireless weather stations have…

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Project coordinator Associate Professor Erik Andersson, erik.andersson(at)su.se

Stockholm Resilience Centre (SCR), University of Stockholm

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