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Low2No Launch Event

Low2No - A Sustainable Development Design Competition - is shifting from ideas to implementation. Please come and learn, what the five teams, selected from 74 applicants, have proposed.

  • September 1, 2009 at 5:00 pm - 8:00 pm

Low2No – A Sustainable Development Design Competition
Open invitation: Announcement of the Competition Winner

          1st September 2009 
          from 14 to 17 
          at Wanha Satama, Helsinki

Low2No Competition is shifting from ideas to implementation. In May, five international teams were selected from 74 applicants to meet our challenge. Come and learn, what these teams have proposed.

Programme

14.00  Registration & Coffee

14.30  Time for a Systemic Change 
           Dr Mikko Kosonen, President, Sitra 

           Low2No – Objectives, Approaches, and Innovations  
           Mr Marco Steinberg, Director of Strategic Design, Sitra

           Team Presentations

    • ARUP/Sauerbruch Hutton/Experientia (London/Berlin/Turin, UK/Germany/Italy) – Galley Eco Capital 
    • Bjarke Ingels Group, BIG (Copenhagen, Denmark) – Vahanen – ARUP Foresight Innovation – Transsolar Energietechnik – Anttinen Oiva Arkkitehdit AoA – Masu Planning – Passiivitalo.fi – Pasi Mäenpää – Mikko Jalas
    • Peter Rose & Partners (Boston, USA) – Michael Van Valkenburgh Associates – Guy Nordenson and Associates – Matthias Schuler, Transsolar Climate Engineering – Mobility in Chain – ARO Architectural Research Office – Peter MacKieth
    • REX/Croxton Collaborative/NOW (New York, USA) – Transsolar Energietechnik – Magnusson Klemencic Associates – Bureau Bas Smets – 2×4 – Arup New York – Front – Jonathan Rose Companies
    • WSP Group (London, UK) – Heatherwick Studios – B&M Architects – JK MM Architects – Space Syntax – Helsinki University – AA Palmberg Ltd – Pekka Himanen

15.30  Meet Teams & Cocktails 

           Exhibition – Teams available for discussion with guests 

           Low2No Competition Results 
           Mr Hannu Penttilä, Deputy Mayor, City of Helsinki 

           Jury’s Statement 
           Mr Marco Steinberg, Director of Strategic Design, Sitra

17.00  Event closes

Low2No competition website »
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Parallel event: IEA District Heating Futures Seminar on 31st August »