• A photo of a brick building with windows, with the shadow of a tree thrown across it.

    Sixty-year-old regulations regulate daylight requirements of Finnish residential buildings

    Hanna Vikberg, architect at Tengbom Finland and Raoul Lindberg, Product specialist sales executive at Spacemaker shine the spotlight on daylight, and why architects and urban planners can give it the attention it deserves during early phase planning.  In Finland, the daylight conditions of residential buildings are defined by regulations from 1959. These regulations define daylight […]

  • Screenshot of an urban planning proposal with sun analysis in SpacemakerScreenshot of an urban planning proposal with sun analysis in Spacemaker

    Smart and Liveable City Studio

    This spring, Spacemaker was used by students in the course Smart and Liveable City Studio at Aalto University in Espoo, Finland. The course was organised in collaboration with the City of Helsinki. The focus of the course was on planetary liveability to address the recent national and municipal level goals of carbon negativity. Finland has […]

  • Nordic municipalities are embracing data-driven urban planning

    More municipal city planners are starting to use Spacemaker in their effort to manage the complexity of urban planning.