GreenTwins Tallinn and Helsinki: Digital Twins for more democratic, resilient and greener cities.

Green spaces in cities are of particular importance in the face of ongoing urbanisation and the anthropogenic climate change. Urban greenery affects the physical and mental health of citizens. It reduces the immediate effects of global warming such as heat islands and improves the thermal comfort of cities. In addition, plants have an impact on … Continue reading

Finland 2017: 100 Years of Independence / Exhibition Concept

Buildings for Democracy: Exhibition Concept for the Embassy of Finland in Vienna Educational buildings in Finland show the strong correlation between education, architecture and democracy. Schools socialize young people and political involvement is one form of socialization (Glaeser, Ponzetto, Shleifer 2006). A positive connection between education and civic engagement is a matter of fact as … Continue reading