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Supporting Finnish Municipalities in Urban Greening Plans (GreeningCities)
Project | Published: 2022-09-14

© Elise Järvenpää Background In 2019 the European Commission formulated the “European Green Deal”, a roadmap of key policies, legislative proposals, and strategies to implement ...

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Built environment information system – RYTJ
Project | Published: 2022-03-16

Photo: The Ministry of the Environment   The new national built environment information system (RYTJ) gathers data related to construction and zoning. The system will have two d...

Research & Development > Research and development projects > Projects > Built environment information system – RYTJ
Digitally mediated decarbon communities in energy transition (DigiDecarbon)
Project | Published: 2022-02-10

The “demand side” of the market, actions by citizens as consumers and producers of to low carbon energy now plays an increasing role in the decarbonization of energy and built environment that are th...

Research & Development > Research and development projects > Projects > Digitally mediated decarbon communities in energy transition (DigiDecarbon)
New research shows areas where offshore wind power can be built without major damage to marine nature
Press release | Published: 2022-01-21

Areas suitable for offshore wind power have been mapped in a new study. In the best areas, the production of wind energy is profitable, but the disadvantages for both people and marine nature remain s......

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Publications
Content page | Published: 2013-05-03

© Aki Reinimäki SYKE publishes specialist reviews on topical issues of social relevance. SYKE’s researchers and specialists produce approximately 600 titles, for various publications, ann...

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SYKE’s vision is Sustainability Transformation!
News | Published: 2021-11-03

Finland is one of the top countries in overconsumption. Our unsustainable lifestyle accelerates biodiversity loss and climate change – two of the most pressing environmental crises of our time. Along ......

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CircVol 2 6Aika project: Utilization of high-volume side streams and masses of soil in cities
Project | Published: 2021-10-01

  Objectives The project encourages reusing and utilizing recycled materials in civil and urban construction. The aim is to save valuable and finite natural resources and to red...

Research & Development > Research and development projects > Projects > CircVol 2 6Aika project: Utilization of high-volume side streams and masses of soil in cities
Päivi Malmi
Content page | Published: 2021-10-01

Project manager Data and information centre M.Sc. (Geography, regional planning) email: first name.last name@syke.fi Mobile: +358 50 3757 114 Twitter: @MalmiPai Duties ......

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Synergies and trade-offs between carbon footprint and other environmental impacts of buildings (SynTra)
Project | Published: 2021-09-28

Project description This project promotes construction of sustainable public buildings by increasing knowledge on how to achieve both low carbon footprint (CF) and resource-efficiency targets in...

Research & Development > Research and development projects > Projects > Synergies and trade-offs between carbon footprint and other environmental impacts of buildings (SynTra)
Experts
Published: 2016-02-08

SYKE employs almost 700 professionals, almost 510 of them in research and expert tasks. Our expertise and extensive cooperation with our partners provide valuable new insights into sustainable develo...

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Emilia Suomalainen
Content page | Published: 2021-05-10

Senior Research Scientist, PhD (Environmental Science) © Kuva: Kai Widell Finnish Environment Institute Sustainable Urbanisation Programme Address: Latokartanonkaari ......

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Developing pilot accounts for marine, freshwater and urban ecosystems and packaging materials (ENVECOPACK)
Project | Published: 2021-03-18

ENVECOPACK is a two-year project (2021-2023) co-financed with Eurostat 2020 grants on environmental and ecosystem accounting and waste statistics.  First, we look at pilot marine and freshw...

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The discharge and environmental impacts of SBR granules from artificial turfs (TEKONURMI)
Project | Published: 2021-03-17

The most common infill material used in the constructions of artificial football turfs is styrene-butadiene rubber (SBR) granulate. Evaluations from other Nordic countries suggest that artificial tur...

Research & Development > Research and development projects > Projects > The discharge and environmental impacts of SBR granules from artificial turfs (TEKONURMI)
Indicators for sustainable urban development - KEKANUA
Project | Published: 2021-02-23

Background The New Urban Agenda (NUA) was adopted at the United Nations Conference Habitat III in Quito 2016 to guide sustainable urban development. It supports the implementation of the Ag...

Research & Development > Research and development projects > Projects > Indicators for sustainable urban development - KEKANUA
Vuokko Heikinheimo
Content page | Published: 2021-02-23

© Photo: Aaro Keipi Senior Researcher, PhD Vuokko Heikinheimo is a Senior Researcher at the Finnish Environment Institute SYKE. Her research interests include combining approach......

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Suvi Vikström
Content page | Published: 2021-01-21

Photo: Jussi Tiira   Researcher, MSc (Environmental change and policy) Finnish Environment Institute SYKE, Environmental Policy Centre Firstname.Lastname@syke.fi +35......

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Mixed use indices and urban fabrics supporting urban planning
Project | Published: 2020-11-27

Objectives Mixed use development refers to a practice where more than one type of activity, such as housing, jobs or services are assigned to the same building, groups of buildings, or area. ...

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Spatial information and residents' experiences for development of comfortable living environments
Project | Published: 2020-11-25

Research topics We focus on the accessibility to green and water areas within suburbs and their socio-economic variation between suburbs, as well as their role in supporting wellbeing....

Research & Development > Research and development projects > Projects > Spatial information and residents' experiences for development of comfortable living environments
Arto Viinikka
Content page | Published: 2020-10-22

Researcher (Geoinformatics)   Finnish Environment Institute SYKE Environmental Policy Centre Urban and regional trends unit firstname.lastname@syke.fi +358 40 6744 703......

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Maija Tiitu
Content page | Published: 2020-10-15

Researcher (geography)   Finnish Environment Institute SYKE Environmental Policy Centre Urban and Regional Trends Unit firstname.lastname@syke.fi +358 295 251 695 ORC......

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