The three year interdisciplinary project, 'Real Estate and Sustainable Crisis management in Urban Environments (RESCUE)', led by Assistant Professor in Real Estate Economics Saija Toivonen at Aalto University has been awarded funding. This is a really important and timely project that looks at the crisis preparedness (e.g. pandemics, ageing population, climate change) of living and working environments and community infrastructures through a multi-disciplinary lens and at different scales. Learning and mapping best practices from Finland and other countries to then propose policies and designs and systems that support crisis preparedness better.
We are honoured to be part of this project with other collaborators:
Aalto University: Kimmo Lapintie, Vitalja Danivska, Johanna Lilius, Laura Arpiainen and Anahita Rashidfarahoki
Turku University: Wilenius Markku and Sirkka Heinonen
Tampere University: the ASUTUT research group with Sofie Pelsmakers as PI, as well as Suvi Nenonen and Jenni Poutanen.