Category Archives: publication

Urban information Toolkit

Neea, Joanna and Andrea just released The urban information toolkit a publication that provides a set of tools to inspire and facilitate collaboration inside heterogeneous groups of people that are interested in designing services and new media solutions around urban data and information. Grab a free PDFcopy from ARTS bookshop or from Aalto DOcs platform […]

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Post-summer harvest time: design commons, urban planning, media design

A short overview of recent publications: 1) Last May, Sanna attended the Cumulus conference in Aveiro Portugal to present a paper on “Practices and challenges in creative re-use of audio-visual media” written together with Kati (We miss you!). Work is based on the Licence to Remix workshop we did some years ago.  Alastair Fuad form […]

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Urban environments, museums and crime reporting

Arki tonttu is again extremely proud to share some of the fruits of arki people work here. 1) Joanna has received yesterday the printed books of her dissertation “Combining Participations. Expanding the locus of Participatory E-planning by combining participatory approaches in the design of digital technology and urban planning“. It looks GORGEOUS! It is also […]

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Some new books!

Arki tonttu is proud to present fresh from the oven and ready to fill this otherwise silent blog: Four (4) new publications in which arki people have been involved: 1) Eläköön arkistosi! A publication (in Finnish) dealing with the state of the art and future sustainable practices of audiovisual archives in Finland. Sanna contributed a […]

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Ageing together…. On being subjects, not objects!

We will be participating this summer in an exhibition in Fiskars called: Spark! (KIPINÄ Kantaaottavaa nykytaidetta ja muotoilua) from May 12 unti the 15th of September (2013). The exhibition is been curated by Otso Kantokorpi On display in the exhibition you will find this 8 min video summarizing aspects of the collaboration between the Active […]

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Are the Users Driving, and How Open is Open?

Last week was the Department of Media first Research Symposium. An event intended for our community to learn more about the different research agendas, projects and activities of everybody. Our department is not that big, but since we are quite a new “merger” we need better ways to create shared understanding. The event was nice […]

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Book, projects, visits

Arki tontu been very busy and she has not had time to update this site for long, apologies. So here some nice links of stuff we have done lately: Andrea and Joanna where busy last year with this cool book called “Towards peer production in public services: cases from Finland”. The Book can be freely […]

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Some summer publications: Design & Complexity and Digital Tools in Participatory Planning

A relatively calm but somehow productive summer has passed. Arki tonttu wants to share 2 new publications by arki people: 1: Botero A, Kommonen K-H, Marttila S (2010) Expanding Design Space: Design-In-Use Activities and Strategies. In Proceedings of the DRS 2020 Conference on Design and Complexity. Ed: Durling D; Bousbaci R, Chen L-L, Gautier P, […]

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