DfG’16 Final Show – in video, slides and pictures!

The 2016 Final Show of the Design for Government (DfG) course showcased new ways that multidisciplinary design can address policy-making and public-service provision! 6 highly-committed and talented student teams presented their research and proposals addressing challenging project briefs from within the Finnish government –

DfG’16 addressed 2 project briefs from the Finnish Ministry of the Environment and 1 project brief from the Finnish Ministry of Transport and Communications – each brief was addressed from different perspectives by 2 student teams.

Below is information on each of the DfG’16 projects – including videos of the presentations, slides from the presentations, each team’s final report, as well as pictures of the event.

DfG16 Final show opening on Vimeo

Link to video of Introductory remarks by Professor Ramia Mazé

 

PROJECTS FOR THE MINISTRY OF THE ENVIRONMENT

National Upkeep Plan: Reduce electronic waste with longer lifecycle, by Suvi KinnarinenMerja Lang, and Riikka Ylitalo
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Riikka Ylitalo, Merja Lang, and Suvi Kinnarinen ; Photo credit Da-Woon Chung
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Link to video of presentation
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Final report (PDF)

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The National Procurement Agency: A plan for green procurement of electronic equipment, by Anna PyyluomaIlari Laitinen, and Noomi Schulman
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Ilari Laitinen, Anna Pyyluoma, and Noomi Schulman ; Photo credit Da-Woon Chung
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Link to video of presentation
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Final report (PDF)

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In Good Company: Motivating strategic upkeep in housing companies, by Marija Erjavec, Veikko Isotalo, Ekaterina Perfilyeva, and Jutta Menestrina
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Presentation slides (PDF)
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Jutta Menestrina, Veikko Isotalo, Ekaterina Perfilyeva, and Marija Erjavec  ; Photo credit Da-Woon Chung
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Link to video of presentation
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Final report (PDF)

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‘My Plan’ – A planning tool for renovations and active governance in housing companies, by Anssi Laurila, Simone Menge, and Andre Vicentini
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Anssi Laurila and Simone Menge ; Photo credit Da-Woon Chung
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Link to video of presentation
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Final report (PDF)

 

 

PROJECTS FOR THE MINISTRY OF TRANSPORT AND COMMUNICATIONS 

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‘Liike’ – Bottom-up mobility as a service, by María Ferreira Litowtschenko, Jaakko Ikonen, and Kristin Swan

Presentation slides (PDF)

 

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María Ferreira Litowtschenko, Kristin Swan, and Jaakko Ikonen  ; Photo credit Da-Woon Chung
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Final report (PDF)

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Verka Mobility Canvas, by Emma Berg, Norbert Schmidt, and Outi Yli-Viikari
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Norbert Schmidt, Emma Berg, and Outi Yli-Viikari ; Photo credit Da-Woon Chung
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Final report (PDF)

 

The order of presentations above reflects the order of presentation at the Final Show.

The show took place on May 24, 2016, 8:30-12:30pm in the Chydenia building at Aalto University –  the complete program is here. The show was a part of Aalto Festival aaltofestival.fi and #aaltofestival

 

More about DfG’16 project commissioners

DfG’16 project briefs commissioned from the Finnish Government include:
• Bottom-up ‘mobility as service’ (Ministry of Transport and Communications)
• Energy and maintenance in Finnish housing companies (Ministry of the Environment)
• Waste prevention by extending (electronic product) lifecycles (Ministry of the Environment)
Check out summaries of the project briefs here!

Finnish Ministry of the Environment
Finnish Ministry of Transport and Communications

 

THE (SIDE)SHOW IN PHOTOS!

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Student teams anticipating the start of the Final Show! ; Photo credit Da-Woon Chung ; Link to a high-resolution version of the photo

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Student teams, stakeholders from the ministries, and the public looking forward to the show ; Photo credit Da-Woon Chung ; Link to a high-resolution version of the photo

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Mingling during the coffee break – glimpse of Kaisa Lähteenmäki-Smith and Annukka Berg from the Prime Minister’s Office talking to DfG teacher Juha Kronqvist ; Photo credit Da-Woon Chung ; Link to a high-resolution version of the photo

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Mingling during the coffee break – Taina Nikula from the Ministry of Environment talking to students, with DfG teachers Hella Hernberg and Taneli Heinonen in the background ; Photo credit Da-Woon Chung ; Link to a high-resolution version of the photo

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Lively discussion following the 6 project presentations – Krista Huhtala-Jenks from the Ministry of Transport and Communications speaking ; Photo credit Da-Woon Chung ; Link to a high-resolution version of the photo

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Seungho Lee (DfG founder) and Ramia Mazé (Professor responsible for DfG) happily reflecting on the show and the students’ great work ; Link to a high-resolution version of the photo


Design for Government course is a 10ECTS advanced studio course within Creative Sustainability (CS), a joint master’s degree programme at Aalto University. Questions? Contact Ramia Mazé (Professor, course leader for DfG) at ramia.maze@aalto.fi.

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