The beginning of this year has been a very active time for the Alliance, including the completion of the WALCC supported Systemic Architectures for Sustainable Urban Innovation research project, our Vice-Chairman's visit with leading Lean Management researchers and companies putting it into practice, and a seminar held in Espoo, Finland to discuss the future of our cities and urban development. The coming months will continue the Alliance’s active stride as we continue preparations for the upcoming forum in Chongqing, China and this autumn’s forum in Turku, Finland

Read all about these recent events and plans for the future in our latest newsletter!

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Reframing City Districts (ReCiDi)

A research project conducted by the Universities of Turku and Tampere which aims to form a new conceptual framework which will help shape the collective identity and common vision necessary to realize the future low-carbon and sustainability targets.

Systemic Architectures for Sustainable Urban Innovation (SASUI)

An action learning and research project conducted by Aalto University and the University of Tampere which aimed to form a better understanding of the architectural requirements for successful innovation projects.