The preparations for the Housing Fair 2012 have been successfully completed in Tampere, and the Fair is now open for the public. The Housing Fair 2012 in Tampere was opened on the 13th of July by Minister Mr Jukka Gutsfsson, Mr. Eero Heinäluoma, Speaker of the Finnish Parliament and Mr. Bruce Orec, the US Ambassador to […]
Why do families enter to a huge project to build up a house of their own? What are the motivators? What do they think about the prefebricated house producers? How does the industry manage to serve customer’s expectations? Pls find attached my Master thesis of the subject. Title of thesis: Building a home of one‘s […]
I am an architect and while studying, we were taught that architects do good. For me that is the same as creating good living environments. I must immediately confess one of the pitfalls that architects fall into, or maybe just my personal shortcoming: We often make generalisations based on a belief of the omnipotence of […]
Summary: finnish_housing_and_planning_conference_2010_engl.pdf Presentation materials: pasi_heiskanen_aypa10_web.pdf (full-size download at http://www.sfhp.fi/tapahtumat/arkisto/aypa10/index.html) Based on my presentation on 6 May, 2010 at the Finlandia Hall in Helsinki for the XXXII Finnish Housing and Planning Conference.