The Arabia Comprehensive School in Helsinki has launched a new tool for design learning known as ARMU. The school has adopted ARMU in teaching during the current autumn season. The tool is a teaching aid developed by three crafts teachers of the school. It offers teachers instruments and models for the use of design in various subject studies.Read more »
The architectural competition for Elielinaukio Square and Asema-aukio Square is starting on Friday 20 November. The aim of the competition is to find a functional overall plan for the area, to serve as the basis for preparing the revision of the area’s local detailed plan. The planning principles for the area were approved by the Urban Environment Committee in November.Read more »
The project to turn an iconic Helsinki landmark into a trendy and socially distanced food-and-drink mecca came together in just six weeks last summer, reviving domestic tourism and helping some businesses in the flailing restaurant sector to recover.Read more »
The future of the climate is decided in cities. The message was abundantly clear at the Climate College organised by the City on 4 September. The event was part of the Helsinki Design Week programme.Read more »
The third UNESCO Creative Cities Beijing Summit will be organised jointly by Unesco and the city of Beijing on 17–18 September. Mayor of Helsinki, Jan Vapaavuori, has been granted the honour of making the opening speech of the event. Helsinki has been one of the Unesco Creative Cities network’s Cities of Design since 2014.Read more »
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