Aalto Living+ Platform

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Aalto Living+ Platform

The Living+ Platform supports cross-disciplinary research on all aspects of human-centered living environments, a key research area of Aalto University.

We continuously engage with external stakeholders to find opportunities for collaboration and networking between researchers, businesses and municipalities. We provide networks and seed funding for cross-school collaboration within Aalto University. In addition, we organize educational lectures and seminars for students, staff and the public.

Aalto University Civil Engineering Day 2020

Civil Engineering Day is the annual stakeholder seminar of the Department of Civil Engineering. This time the theme of the seminar is the role of research in civil engineering.

To the official website of the event
Dipoli_kuva Tuomas Uusheimo

UD2020: Fifth International Conference on Universal Design

The conference is targeted at professionals and academics interested in the theme of Universal Design related to the built environment, transport as well as knowledge and information transfer. The conference provides research knowledge and best practices from all over the world.

To the official website of the event
Fifth International Conference on Universal Design, Sotera, ARTS

Upcoming Events

Lectures and seminars (recurring)

Living+ Forum 2020: Human-centered computational city planning

Living+ Forum 2020 focuses on Human-centered computational city planning.
Lectures and seminars (recurring)

Living+ Forum 2020: Human-centered computational city planning

Living+ Forum 2020 focuses on Human-centered computational city planning.
Lectures and seminars (recurring)

Living+ Forum 2020: Human-centered computational city planning

Living+ Forum 2020 focuses on Human-centered computational city planning.
Lectures and seminars (recurring)

Living+ Forum 2020: Human-centered computational city planning

Living+ Forum 2020 focuses on Human-centered computational city planning.
Events by the Living+ Platform

News

Aalto Living+ Hub Opening 22 October 2019
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A meeting point for the research and planning of human-centred living environments

The Grand Opening of the Aalto Living+ Hub in Otaniemi attracted about 120 researchers and representatives of the industry and nearby cities. The program included keynotes, research pitches, networking, and the presentation of the new multimedia equipment.
people sitting on sofas with laptops
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Research project CreaTures seeks to further the sustainability agenda with creativity

The transdisciplinary project highlights how the arts can contribute to addressing climate change and associated effects. The project aims at demonstrating effective paths to achieving sustainability, social cohesion and peaceful co-existence at a time of rapid change.
Aalto EIT Services Javor
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Sustainable Materials for Future Mobility Lighthouse (EIT RawMaterials)

Future Mobility is powered by Sustainable Raw Materials
Urbs-data, workshop at Urban Mill

Research

Supporting new cross-disciplinary research initiatives in the area of human-centered living environments is one of the Living+ Platform’s most crucial tasks. The platform provides multistakeholder networks and seed funding for cross-school collaboration within Aalto University.

Read more about Living+ research support here

Visiting lecturer Akira Minagawa

Education

The Living+ Platform organize educational lectures and seminars in subjects related to human-centered living environments (Living+). Most notable of these is the annual Living+ Forum lecture series, each year investigating a different sub area related to the Living+. The most recent themes were Inclusive Environments (2019) and Mobility (2018).

Read more about the Aalto Living+ Forum here

Keskustelutilaisuus ABE:ssa. Kuvaaja: Petri Kangassalo

Societal Networking

The Living+ Platform engages with external stakeholders to find opportunities for collaboration and networking between researchers, businesses and municipalities. The most recent development is the reconstructed Living+ Hub celebrating its grand opening this fall. It is a place where academia, civil servants and businesses are all welcome to meet and openly discuss concerns related to human-centered living environments.

Read more about the Living+ Hub here

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