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I am Associate Professor in urban design at AAU Department of Architecture, Design, and Media Technology (9/2021–). I have previously worked as senior University Lecturer at Aalto University, Finland, and as Visiting Professor/Associate Professor at the University of Minnesota, USA. My research interests include planning theory, design theory, and ethics and aesthetics in urban planning and design.

Expertise related to UN Sustainable Development Goals

In 2015, UN member states agreed to 17 global Sustainable Development Goals (SDGs) to end poverty, protect the planet and ensure prosperity for all. This person’s work contributes towards the following SDG(s):

  • SDG 11 - Sustainable Cities and Communities
  • SDG 16 - Peace, Justice and Strong Institutions

Education/Academic qualification

Spatial planning, Docent, University of Helsinki

Award Date: 4 Dec 2023

Land-use planning and transportation engineering, Dr.Sc. (tech.), Aalto University

Urban planning and design, Lic.Sc. (tech.), Aalto University

Humanities, MA, University of Helsinki

External positions

Visiting Professor, Aalto University

1 Jan 2022 → …

Visiting Professor/Associate Professor, University of Minnesota Twin Cities

Aug 2018May 2020


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