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15–19 Sept Nordic CityMaking Week in Helsinki and Vantaa

What is the “Nordic view” in developing cities? What values are common to cities in the Nordics, Baltics and Northern Europe? What kind of experiences and learnings could be shared over borders – and why cross-border actions are needed now? 

15–19 Sept Nordic CityMaking Week
Helsinki & Vantaa

Nordic CityMaking Week builds around these questions – a new city developing event held 15–19 September in Helsinki and Vantaa. The event is a kickstart to a movement that aims to reinforce Nordic view in international conversations on sustainable, attractive and democrative cities and increase interaction between Nordics, Baltics and Northern European city developers. 

Programme highlights

Tue 15.9. ‘Setting the Agenda’ for Nordic CityMaking, online 
With Charles Landry / Creative Bureaucracy Initiative (UK/GER), Marco Steinberg / Snowcone & Haystack, among others

Wed 16.9. Future-Proof City -seminaari, Aviapolis, Vantaa and online  
With Martin Arfalk / Mandaworks (SWE), Kimmo Rönkä / Rönkä Consulting, among others 

Wed 16.9.– to 17.9. Nordic CityMaking NOW workshops, Myyrmäki and Itäkeskus, Helsinki

Thur 17.9. Downtown Helsinki: forum, Sofia Helsinki and online 
With Anni Sinnemäki / Helsingin kaupunki, Raoul Grünstein / Allas Sea Pool sekä Soumia El Ghazouani / NCC, among others

Fri 18.9. New Agenda for Nordic Cities seminar Sofia Helsinki and online
Keynote speakers Jenny Osuldsen / Snøhetta (NO) and Jeff Risom / Gehl Architects (US/DK). 
With Karla Lindahl / KONE, Teemu Rämö / NCC, Hanna Harris / Helsingin kaupunki, Katja Lindroos / Urban Practice (FI), among others

Explore the programme through this link 

Content partners Arhinfo Finland, Sitra, Aalto University, Aalto Living+ Platform, Urban Academy, Urbaria, Hanaholmen, Metropolia, Creative Bureaucracy Festival, Placemaking Europe, STIPO, ATL, Museum of Finnish Architecture, and MDI and event partners Helsinki City Markkinointi ry (Downtown Helsinki movement), Sofia Helsinki, Myyräncolo and Kulttuurihalli.