Events

26 results for Event, Sustainability

Alusta pavilion – Environmentally conscious architecture

Alusta pavilion - a place for encounters between humans and non-human animals in urban space.
Museum of Finnish Architecture, Kasarmikatu 24, 00130 Helsinki
Museum yard
Alusta pavilion

The Trees of Pikku Finlandia

This exhibition by Josh Krute at Pikku Finlandia Hall in Töölö features relief prints made from cross sections of the building's unique pine tree pillars.
Karamzininranta 4, 00100 Helsinki
Pikku Finlandia Café
Josh Krute with the Pikku Finlandia tree designs

Urban Foodscapes 1.5

This video installation and the related mapping workshops ask us to reflect on how our everyday urban environments and circumstances might affect the wider adoption of 1.5 degree lifestyles, or more specifically, of sustainable diets.
Väre
F Lobby (Kispari level)
Still image from the Urban Foodscapes video installation

Retail 1.5 – How can the retail facilitate 1.5-degree food?

This exhibition presents the concepts developed by students of the Design Approaches to Sustainable Consumption course.
Väre
F Lobby, ground floor
Two men shopping

Second Nature by CHEMARTS

CHEMARTS showcases nature-inspired material projects by students and alumni in this Cooler Planet exhibition.
Väre
LQ lobby, 1st floor
Coral installation by Megan McGlynn

Life 1.5 – an exhibition of planet-friendly materials, fashion and food

Designs for a Cooler Planet is a five-week-long festival celebrating experiments in planet-friendly materials, fashion, and food.
Väre
Otaniementie 14
Mon-Thu 7:45–21:00, Fri 7:45–20:00, Sat 9:00–17:00, Sundays and 10.9. Closed
Life 1.5 in black font and Designs for a Cooler Planet logo on a white, fragmented background.

Wear the future!

Slow and more sustainable textiles, clothing and fashion systems.
Väre
Otaniementie 14
Mon-Thu: 7:45–21:00, Fri: 7:45–20:00, Sat: 9:00–17:00, Sundays and 10.9: Closed
Black font stating "Wear the future." and Designs for a Cooler Planet logo on a white, fragmented background.

What's on the menu?

Better alternatives for food, food systems and packaging.
Väre
Otaniementie 14
Mon-Thu: 7:45–21:00, Fri: 7:45–20:00, Sat: 9:00–17:00, Sundays and 10.9: Closed
Black font stating "What's on the menu?" and Designs for a Cooler Planet logo on a white, fragmented background.

What's the future made of?

Planet-friendly alternatives for materials, mindsets and architecture.
Väre
Otaniementie 14
Mon-Thu: 7:45–21:00, Fri: 7:45–20:00, Sat: 9:00–17:00, Sundays and 10.9: Closed
Black font stating "What's the future made of?" and Designs for a Cooler Planet logo on a white, fragmented background.

Building blocks of a better future

This exhibition showcases several ways in which different materials can be used sustainably as new building blocks.
Väre
Staircase, 1st floor
Image of three building blocks

NONTOX – Improving circularity of plastics

This exhibition showcases NONTOX project results through informative posters and student concept ideas.
Väre
FE lobby, 1st floor
Infographic of the NONTOX project

New textile applications from underutilized plant-based side streams

This exhibition showcases a new method to produce textiles from cellulose-rich raw material without the use of toxic chemicals or expensive solvents.
Väre
V2 Gallery, 2nd floor
Sample of Norratex

Sustainability Through Entrepreneurship

Showcases prototypes of sustainability solutions through entrepreneurship developed by the students of the Aalto Ventures Programme Spring 2022. 
Väre
Kipsari, Ground floor
Sustainability through entrepreneurship poster

Towards carbon negative acoustic environments in buildings

Experience how biofibre-based acoustic panels clear the sound environment. The carbon-negative acoustic panels developed by our research team increase comfort in any space by reducing disturbing sounds.
Väre
1st floor, in front of Aalto shop
Sustainable acoustic materials

Designing Experiential Futures for 1.5 Degree Lifestyles

The Design Futures course introduces Aalto University students to the various ways in which design and futures fields intersect. This exhibition introduces experiential futures of lifestyle 1.5 through objects, artifacts and video.
Väre
Gallery at the Ground floor (K)
Students sitting in a class room

The Next Water Packaging

Showcased in this exhibition, Aalto University visual communication design students present collaborations with NBW Finland to develop and design user-centered visual packaging and branding concepts for still water.
Väre
Groud floor, Corridor
Still water packages designed by students of VCD’s Experiment Process course

Pollinator's delight: a participatory art piece from textile waste promoting biodiversity

In The Aalto University Junior’s project, textile waste is turned into a collective art piece representing the importance of the meadows.
Otaniementie 14, Espoo
Gallery V1
Lähikuva käsistä, jotka kiinnittävät kankaasta tehtyjä kukkia kanaverkkoon

Fluff Stuff: Textile fillings from rewetted peatlands

An exhibition featuring prototype textile products and fillings, ranging from interior textiles to fashion apparel.
Väre
FK lobby, 2nd floor
Colour photo of a human hand holding a cattail flower that is spilling fluffy seeds on a black background

CreaTures – Creative Practices for Transformational Futures

The exhibition presents seven experimental productions from the CreaTures Laboratory – a collection of art and design projects aiming to foster positive eco-social change.
Väre
Floor 2, FK lobby
Nocturne: Sea Altar at the Atmospheres Deep exhibition (image credit: Isabel Beavers).

Better Balance In The Fashion System

What are the most effective ways to reduce the environmental load of fashion? Through new business understanding and new design strategies.
Väre
Väre lobby, 2nd floor bridge
Finix