Urban data


A data-driven approach to planning, architecture and urban development

Urban data


A data-driven approach to planning, architecture and urban development
How data can help build better cities
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Government organizations, academic researchers, companies and civil society groups are collecting large amounts of data on everything from particulate matter emissions to number of alcohol licences. How can this wealth of data be used to help create better architecture and more liveable and prosperous cities? How can local and national governments help foster data driven approaches to architecture and planning?




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Juuso Koponen
Koponen+Hildén
Alppikatu 17
Helsinki
Finland
Information designer Juuso Koponen is partner at the design studio Koponen+Hildén and visiting lecturer at Aalto University and other Finnish universities. Besides teaching and working on client projects he also organizes the annual Visualizing Knowledge conference in Helsinki and is the author of Tieto näkyväksi, the first Finnish language book on information design. His data visualization workshops have been hosted in Helsinki, Tampere, Oulu, Lahti, Tallinn, Amsterdam and Ljubljana.

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