Thursday, August 17, 2017 - 14:37

Turku Future Hackathon 29.9.-1.10.2017

The City of Turku is organising "Turku Future Hackathon"  in cooperation with Elisa Oyj, Turku Science Park Ltd. and Turku Technology Properties on September 29 - October 1, 2017 in the premises of Spark Up Turku.  The aim behind the competition is to find new innovative solutions for regeneration of the Campus and Science Park area from developing services to implementing smart mobility concepts.


Thursday, August 3, 2017 - 11:22

Stakeholder meeting in Riga explored the public space design of the Pilot Site

After the midsummer, a stakeholder meeting was organized to discuss the concept of the Mūkusalas development (public space design). The professionals discussed about the ideas and purpose of ​​the concept, providing information about project timetable and innovative student engagement methods.

Friday, July 7, 2017 - 14:19

Norrköping's Joint Pilot Review Day produced suggestions with great potential

On 14 June 2017,  urban planners working on the Baltic Urban Lab project came together to review the activities in Norrköping's Pilot Site - Inner Harbour (Inre Hamnen in Swedish).

Thursday, June 29, 2017 - 08:58

Baltic Urban Lab workshop II encouraged urban planners and visualization experts to test 3D visualization tools

On 15 June 2017, around 50 urban planners, researchers, city officials and visualization experts came together in Norrköping to test and learn more from the practical examples from Sweden and Finland of 3D models, visualization tools and other interactive participation tools to support public participation.

Tuesday, May 23, 2017 - 09:33

REGISTER NOW! Workshop II- Brownfield regeneration site planning improved with 3D visualization and interactive public participation tools

Baltic Urban Lab invites urban planners and other interested experts in Norrköping, Sweden on June 15th, 2017 to learn how to benefit from the possibilities new interactive participation tools and especially the use of 3D visualization bring in urban planning.

Monday, May 15, 2017 - 09:29

New city planning mobile app for involving community

As part of Baltic Urban Lab project activities, the urban planners at the City of Tallinn have been developing an urban planning mobile application with the aim of giving the stakeholders fast and easy access to information about the on-going planning processes and giving them a possibility to comment and leave their own proposals for more inclusive city planning.

Monday, May 8, 2017 - 09:30

Itäharju-Kupittaa area developments in Turku guided by a co-created Master Plan

The economy of the Turku region is currently booming. Growth in the region is fueled by the excellent success of the business sector: the strong growth prospects of the marine, pharmaceutical and technology industries in particular. The positive development is also reflected in the growing need to offer properties with excellent logistic accessibility for the numerous businesses expanding their business operations in the area.

Friday, May 5, 2017 - 08:45

Risk seminar as a guide for decision making and updates on the development of a new visualization tool!

In the Pilot Site of Norrköping, the development of the new visualization tool has been making great progress. The aim of this new tool is to improve the capability of municipalities to make complex and costly environmental issues such as soil remediation, adaptation to rising sea levels and handling changing ground water levels understandable to common people.

Thursday, May 4, 2017 - 11:38

Riga organised Big Clean-Up Day and discussed development opportunities with local students

For a second year in a row, the City of  Riga organized the cleaning of the project’s pilot territory – Mūkusala within the annual Latvian event “The Big Clean-Up Day” on 24 April 2017.  With participation of almost 40 volunteers,  the group managed to collect over 50 bags of various waste along the Kīleveina ditch, including wasted home appliances and dozens of car tires.

Wednesday, April 12, 2017 - 15:33

Planning Systems and Legislation for Brownfield Development explored in the new Baltic Urban Lab brochure

A brochure focusing on the planning systems and legislation regarding brownfield redevelopment in Finland, Estonia, Latvia and Sweden has been published by Nordregio earlier in April, alongside with a policy brief.