Helsinki Innovation Districts project develops smart city solutions for the needs of residents and neighborhoods. The new publication Co-Creating Innovative Districts: Tools for Urban Innovators places the spotlight on the tools used in five urban areas.
Pleasant and green cities are co-designed and co-created with citizens, stakeholders, and companies. In Helsinki, The Helsinki Innovation Districts project has boosted the smart city development in multiple ways with a wide variety of co-development methods from futures thinking to street space analytics.
Now, Co-creating Innovative Districts: Tools for Urban Innovators publication presents the tools used in the project while also sharing real cases. Previously, the tools have been utilized in new areas. Recentlyn they have been successfully used in suburban regeneration areas as well.
The tools for driving innovation in districts are meant for urban developers and fellow innovators, especially those working with different kinds of urban labs. The methods described are constantly evolving, complemented, and put in use in new ways.
When you try out them or other urban development tools, please share your best experiences with us either via social media @forumvirium or by email at firstname.lastname@example.org!