Kimmo Lapintie
Department of Architecture

Kimmo Lapintie


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Postal address
Otaniementie 14, 02150 Espoo
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Research interests include planning theory, particularly participation and argumentation in planning, epistemology in planning, theory of space, ecological planning and sustainability, ethics and theory of architecture.

Areas of expertise

SPACE-tutkimusryhmä CityWorkLife-projekti Epistemology Communicative planning Knowledge management Planning theory Urban planning Argumentation

Honors and awards

Award or honor granted for academic career
Department of Architecture
Jan 2004

Knight, First Class, of the Order of the Lion of Finland Granted by the President of the Republic of Finland.

Award or honor granted for a specific work
Department of Architecture
Jan 2002

Teacher of the Year (2002) Granted by the Student Union of Helsinki University of Technology.

Award or honor granted for a specific work
Department of Architecture
May 2011

Vuoden kaupunkikirjoitus - The article of the year in urban studies The scientific societies in planning, urban and environmental studies choose yearly an article written in Finnish


Department of Architecture

Biodiversity, ecosystem services and environmental planning

Publishing year: 2019 Routledge Companion to Environmental Planning
Spatial Planning and Transportation Engineering, Department of Built Environment, Department of Architecture

Kaupunkiseudut: Ristiinvalotuksia ja rajanylityksiä

Publishing year: 2019
Department of Architecture

Integrating green infrastructure and ecosystem services in land use planning. Results from two Finnish case studies

Publishing year: 2019 Land Use Policy
Department of Architecture

Exploring multi-local working: challenges and opportunities for contemporary cities

Department of Architecture

Helsinki ei ole muna

Publishing year: 2018 Kaupunkien aikakausi
Department of Architecture

Emerging Workplaces in Post-Functionalist Cities

Publishing year: 2018 New Urban Geographies of the Creative and Knowledge Economies
Department of Architecture

New forms of multi-local working: identifying multi-locality in planning as well as public and private organizations’ strategies in the Helsinki region

Publishing year: 2018 European Planning Studies
Department of Architecture

Urban nature for land use planning: the city of Helsinki

Publishing year: 2018 URBANISTICA
Department of Architecture

Preface by Chief Editor

Publishing year: 2017 Architectural Research in Finland
Department of Architecture

Tarinoita takapihalta 2.0

Publishing year: 2017 Yhdyskuntasuunnittelu