• May 17, 2016

Live Baltic Campus tour in Holland – Design student’s reflections

The Netherlands is renowned for its innovative design culture. We Finns, too, are often held to a high esteem for our tradition in design and architecture. Yet, practicing design today entails much more than pursuing functional shapes and timeless aesthetics – it is a set of tools to understand and solve real life challenges and […]

  • May 4, 2016

Live Baltic Campus on tour in Holland – Some Reflections on Resilience Building

While sustainability (Fig. 1) can be seen as an ever-refining process, rather than an end product in itself, resilience can be seen as a way of thinking for working towards sustainability, itself a constantly evolving process. The concept of resilience refers to the capacity of a system to recover after change while maintaining its basic […]

  • April 27, 2016

Live Baltic Campus on tour in Holland – Connections with Business

Manager Business Development Pieter Noordzij from Brainport Eindhoven Region talked to us about the Brainport Region and campuses  as tools for development. Brainport is European top technology region with e.g. 1.300 foreign companies. Brainport connects, accelerates and makes things visible. According to Pieter campuses form the centre of gravity – campuses are thematic and connected […]

  • April 22, 2016

Live Baltic Campus on tour in Holland – Cooperation between Universities and Cities

In Delft our international group of Live Baltic Campus visiting the Faculty of Architecture at the Delft University of Technology heard a presentation of EUniverCities Network by Senior Advisor European Affairs Patrick van Geel from the City of Delft. EUniverCities is a European network in which medium-sized cities and their universities work together to improve cooperation. […]

  • April 19, 2016

Live Baltic Campus on tour in Holland – Smart City Eindhoven

At Eindhoven University of Technology (TU/e) Coordinator Laurens H.J. Schwiebert introduced the international group of Live Baltic Campus to the TU/e Smart Cities Center Eindhoven (SCC/e) on 8th of March 2016. The focus of the SCC/e is in line with the definition of Smart Cities used by European Union: “how to best design and adapt cities […]

  • April 14, 2016

Live Baltic Campus on tour in Holland – Experiencing different kind of campuses

On Monday 7th of March 2016 it started: the grand study tour of our project in the Netherlands. We were a group of 28 experts from six cities and four countries in the Central Baltic area – researchers, campus developers, city officials, regional authorities, architects, designers and a student. And all eager to learn during […]