Urban Dream Management is a strategic design practice striving towards creative and sustainable cities. We are passionate about the changing city and its people. Get in touch, if you need an expert on smart use of existing resources or involving users and stakeholders in the development of built environment.

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Talks, Mentoring and Education

We give inspiring lectures and talks on public or private arenas and at schools or universities. We offer mentoring and education services to your organization around our areas of expertise, for example helping you to understand user behavior, bringing design thinking to your organization, or smart use of existing spaces. We have a solid experience of teaching and lecturing at university level.

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Latest Blog Posts

Nordic Urban Lab and Metropolis Publication
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In April, Urban Dream Management presented at the Nordic Urban Lab conference, which took place in Borås and Gothemburg, south Sweden. The conference focused on ‘cultural planning’, which is a culturally sensitive approach to planning and policy working with the … Read More

Discussion on vacant spaces at Radio Helsinki
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Last Wednesday I was invited to speak at Radio Helsinki’s new program “Hesa meidän” (Our Helsinki) about vacant spaces and their reuse, together with Tommi Laitio, head of Helsinki youth department and Hannu Kurki, development manager of Helsinki real estate … Read More

11 Views to Changing Helsinki
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What is Helsinki’s future and are there alternatives? A new book in three languages, edited by Eeva Berglund and Cindy Kohtala and published by Nemo, looks at the pocket-sized metropolis, its development and future with a loving heart and a … Read More

DfG in Ornamo Magazine
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In the latest issue (4/15) of Ornamo magazine by the Finnish Association of Designers, Hannu Pöppönen writes about new roles of design as expert services for public sector and private clients, focusing on human-centered processes, experimentation culture and building bridges across different sectors … Read More

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