Digital 3D visualizations for enhanced participation in urban and landscape planning

Date and time: Seminar Wednesday 15.6.2022 12:30-16:00
Location: Turku @Visitor and Innovation Centre Joki (Lemminkäisenkatu 12 B) and Zoom

Can digital 3D visualizations enhance participation in planning? What are experiences so far showing us?


11.30 Lunch (at own expense), meet & greet @restaurant Mauno
12.30 Welcome & starting points on participatory planning and 3D visualizations, Assoc. Prof. Nora Fagerholm, University of Turku
12.40 Key conditions to make 3D visualizations useful for urban and landscape planning, Prof. Adrienne Grêt-Regamey, ETH Zürich
13.30 Transforming Arctic ecological data into immersive climate change visualizations for community engagement, Dr. Jeff Kerby, Aarhus University
14.15 Coffee break
14.30 GreenTwins: Developing new 3D tools and digital vegetation for collaborative green area planning, Dr. Pilvi Nummi, Aalto University/Taltech Highlights of ongoing work in GreenPlace project:

  • Collecting citizens’ future preferences for Aninkainen area (Turku) using 3D geovisualization, Dr. Salla Eilola & Assoc. Prof. Nora Fagerholm
  • How to analyse 3D participatory mapping data? Dr. Kamyar Hasanzadeh
  • Soft methods for hard systems? The discursive and institutional contexts of 3D geovisualization in participatory planning, Dr. Hannu Linkola

16.00 – 17.00 After work: experience Turku in 3D with wine & snacks @City of Turku exhibition hall, Joki

The free of charge event is organized by the GreenPlace project, the Department of Geography and Geology, University of Turku. Registration (participation in person/remotely in Zoom) required here by 7.6.2022.




11:30 - 17:00

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