The Affordable Design competition
Summary: The Affordable Design competition calls on interdisciplinary student teams at to develop integrated design solutions for a site in Helsinki.
Description: This project involves co-creating and overseeing a design competition that calls on interdisciplinary student teams at different European universities to develop integrated design solutions for affordable living for a new development in the City of Helsinki.
Competition Brief for participants: click on this link
- Lead partners: ARA, EFL, Tafkaoo Architects, London South Bank University
- Develop Integrated Design Solutions for Affordable Living.
- Integrated Design Solutions (architectural, engineering, urban planning, social policy) from students of European Universities (teams of students) for a new development in the City of Helsinki (Kalatasama).
- Solutions will address the challenges of affordable housing providers as well as the City of Helsinki (competition brief), including using smart, co-living, and sharing economy solutions to deliver affordability. Main elements include: climate resilience, affordable living (rent, services, shared facilities), and smart building and neighbourhood planning.