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The first living pavilion was successfully organized in Helsinki

07 May 2021

Elina Nyberg

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 about research adopting social-ecological-technological system (SETS) approach.

Programme and presentations

13.00 – 13.05 Welcoming words, Kati Vierikko, Finnish Environment Institute (SYKE)
13.05 – 13.20 Urban change as opportunity, Timon McPhearson, Director of the Urban Systems Lab, The New  School, New York
13.20 – 13.35 Make your solutions do more – connecting smart technology to nature-based solutions, Erik Andersson, Stockholm Resilience Centre (SRC), Stockholm University, coordinator of SMARTer Greener Cities
13.40 – 13.45 Short break
13.45 – 14.30 Discussion groups faciliated by researchers of SMARTer Greener Cities

14.30 – 15.00 Open dialogue and closing the event

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

Stockholm Resilience Centre (SCR), University of Stockholm

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