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GOOD MORNING AFRICA

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Grand-Popo is a small town on the Atlantic coast of Benin, in West Africa. The town consists mainly of one road that runs through a settlement of small houses, street kiosks, craftsmen’s workshops and restaurants. Roughly ten years ago, Finnish … Read More

WINDY DAY AT THE HARBOUR

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The new Kalasatama shore route was opened on Helsinki day, 12 June, accompanied with the sounds of wind and storm. The brave ones who made their way to the harbour despite the challenging weather, got to admire the views and … Read More

KALASATAMA WATERFRONT COMES ALIVE

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The city of Helsinki will soon open a new pedestrian + cycling path along the waterfront of the Kalasatama harbour. The route opens officially on Saturday 12 June, celebrating also the official Helsinki day. The path itself will be worth … Read More

BAGFIELD IN KALASATAMA

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<img title="IMG_9534Acrop" src="http://www.urbandreammanagement project plan.com/wp-content/uploads/2010/05/IMG_9534Acrop.jpg” alt=”” width=”560″ height=”412″ />We have now planted our first ever urban farm! Last Sunday, Urban Dream Management took part in a project organised by Dodo: together with 35 other young farmers, we built an experimental … Read More

OPEN HELSINKI BICYCLES

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Pelago Bicycles, Downtown Assembly and Urban Dream Management will host a WDC Helsinki 2012 ideas forum about bicycling and street cultures. The compact session will take place on Saturday 22 May, 15.30-16.30 at gallery Myymälä2, Uudenmaankatu 23 F, Helsinki.

CLUES TO OPEN HELSINKI

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On Saturday 8th of May, I was invited to join an inspiring and tasty brunch hosted by Ok Do and Sitra. A group of people from different design disciplines, art, it, skateboarding and bicycling, sat around the table to discuss ideas … Read More

TANGO IN HELSINKI

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Птицы The organisers are quite astonished and a bit worried by the big success, but still enthusiastic to go on with their voluntary activity – the core group consisting only of about ten people and most of the supplies coming … Read More

THE QUIET REVOLUTION OF GREEN TRAVEL

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While our modes of consumption are becoming more sustainable and slow lifestyles are gaining interest, also the ways we travel are finding new forms. The cure to travel fever might be closer than you think: exploring the neighboring small town, … Read More

IN SEARCH OF RURAL DREAMS

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During the Easter weekend, Urban Dream Management had a chance to do a bit of local travel, driving through small countryside towns of Central Finland. In the foggy weather of early spring, the landscapes were quiet and meditative, not many … Read More

CES: THE NEW LOCAL MONEY

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Village community market in Oude Molen, Cape Town. Photo by Roy de Vos Can money be a way of doing good and building community? Apparently yes, when returned to its roots as a tool of direct exchange. The Community Exchange … Read More

LEARNING FROM COPENHAGEN

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How can we do our share in tackling climate change and contribute to positive changes? How do we look at the situation – as an inconvenient problem or rather as a new challenge that could be a start to new … Read More

A DAY IN THE LIFE OF NYC / HKI

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I found this link through a friend, saying: “This one is toooo nice”. I cannot but agree. “The Sandpit” is a new miniature film by Sam O’Hare, picturing a day in the life of New York City. The film is shot as … Read More

KICKSTART FOR 8-BIT CITIES

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Kickstarter is one example of the great inventions of the Internet era: a clever funding platform for creative projects: artists, writers, designers, filmmakers, musicians, journalists, adventurers – or almost anything. One of the most recent examples is the “8-Bit Series” … Read More

A DOME OF UMBRELLAS

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The DUS Architects are continuing their urban guerilla acts in the Netherlands with success: after last summer’s Gecekondu house built of “china bags” they have launched another structure using common yet unusual building materials: the Bucky Bar – a temporary … Read More

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