Aalto Living+ Platform

Aalto Living+ Platform

The Living+ Platform supports and facilitates multi- and transdisciplinary research on human-centered living environments, one of Aalto University´s key research areas.

We organize thematic meetings offering external stakeholders possibilities for co-operation and networking, educational lectures and seminars for students, staff and the public, and provide seed funding for multidisciplinary cross-school collaboration.

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human-centered living environments by Joel Wolff

Upcoming Events

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Conferences and workshops

4th Expert Forum Sustainable Materials for Future Mobility: Electrification and Lightweight Design

The Expert Forum on Sustainable Materials for Future Mobility.
Registration Deadline - 15 Sept 2019


Yleiskaavasuunnittelija Ville Ahvikko kertoo Leppävaaran kehityksestä Asemanseudut muutoksessa -aamukahveilla Aalto-yliopistolla
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Engaging talks on the development of urban station areas

The design and potential future station areas provide urban development discussed at the ”Asemanseudut muutoksessa” morning coffee event on May 17.
Living+ Networking Lunch, Dipoli
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Living+ hosted a networking lunch to discuss research in human-centered living environments

Researchers from numerous fields within Aalto University joined a lunch event on April 23 to discuss common research interests in the field.
Urban mobility
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EIT Urban Mobility call for proposals 2020

The call for proposals for EIT Urban Mobility 2020 is now open and the call closes on May 17.
Last year the Master School Kick-Off took place in Rennes, France. Photo: EIT Digital.
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Summer Schools on smart mobility in 2019

EIT Digital is organizing two summer schools on smart mobility this summer. The summer schools are suitable for master’s students, experts, and company representatives. 

Living+ Research Themes

Human-centered living environments is a multilayered area of research. Four research themes describe how the research done at Aalto University approaches this vast topic. Read more about all themes or pick one below.

Urban Life

Research surrounding humans’ interaction in and with their living environment.

Aalto University / Aalto Sustainability Hub

Human-Centered Design and Planning

Developing new methods for designing living environments, including cities, products and services.

Aalto University/Unto Rautio

Technological Breakthroughs

Research on the technologies required to build the environments in which we live.

Aalto University/Aki-Pekka Sinikoski

Inclusive Environments

Which environments are truly welcoming of everyone and how can we develop better human-centric solutions?

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Aalto Urban Solutions group

Aalto Urban Solutions group is multidisciplinary network of researchers and professors dealing with urban studies.

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Kvartsi urban design competition proposal for a renewal of the Vuosaari centre, by Aalto architecture students Jaakko Heikkilä, Lauri Janhunen, Ahti Launis and Raisa Mäkinen for the City of Helsinki

Aalto Living+ Forums

The annual Aalto Living+ Forum is a public multi-disciplinary lecture series on themes related to human-centered living environments.

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The Living+ Platform Team

Aija Staffans

Aija Staffans

Department of Architecture
Platform Manager Living+

Pia-Sofia Pokkinen

Department of Architecture
Project Employee
Joel Wolff

Joel Wolff

School Common
Communications Assistant, Living+ Platform
Pirjo Sanaksenaho

Pirjo Sanaksenaho

Department of Architecture
Professor (Associate Professor)

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