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Urban Quest 2017

DAY 5
November 30, 2017, Helsinki
City Culture and Urban Life

Speakers

James Anderson
Bloomberg Foundation, New York

Dan Hill
Associate Director, Arup, London

Anni Sinnemäki
Deputy Mayor, City of Helsinki

Marco Steinberg
Chairman of the Board of the Museum of Finnish Architecture


DAY 3–4
October 26–27, 2017
Copenhagen & Malmö
Building a Coherent City

Speakers

Indy Johar
Architect, London, United Kingdom
Co-founder of the Project00.cc and a Senior Innovation Associate with the Young Foundation and Visiting Professor at the University of Sheffield

Deane Simpson & Charles Bessard
Deane Simpson is an architect, urbanist and educator teaching and researching at The Royal Danish Academy of Fine Arts School of Architecture, Copenhagen, where he is Associate Professor and co-leader with Charles Bessard of the masters program Urbanism and Societal Change.

Marco Steinberg
Chairman of the Board of the Museum of Finnish Architecture


DAY 2
September 28, 2017, Tikkurila, Vantaa
You Can’t Build a City Overnight

Speakers

Anthony Elliott
PhD, University of South Australia

Fredrik Nilsson
Architect SAR/MSA, PhD, Professor of Architectural Theory at Chalmers University of Technology

Marco Steinberg
Chairman of the Board of the Museum of Finnish Architecture


DAY 1
September 7, 2017, Espoo
Cities as a Key to a Sustainable Future

Speakers

Alejandro Gutiérrez
Director, Integrated City Planning, Arup

Lärke Johns
Organisational Psychologist

Marco Steinberg
Snowcone & Haystack

 


June 8, 2017, Helsinki
What is Urban Quest All About?

June 8 marked the kick-off for MFA’s Urban Quest – Executive Programme in Urban Transformation. The programme delves into the topic of urban development, gathering together experts and decision makers from various fields. The following fall program will be shaped by outcomes of the June 8th discussion.

Speakers 

Dimitri Zenghelis
Co-Head Climate Policy, London School of Economics and Political Science

Anni Sinnemäki
Deputy Mayor, City of Helsinki

Mika Maliranta
Research Director, The Research Institute of the Finnish Economy ETLA

Mari Vaattovaara
Professor of Urban Geography, University of Helsinki

The discussion was moderated by Marco Steinberg (founder of Snowcone & Haystack) and Juulia Kauste (Director of the Museum of Finnish Architecture)