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When Smart Meets Human: The Nordic Model in Urban Development is a workshop taking place at Smart Cities NYC´17.

Once you register for the Smart Cities NYC´17 conference and expo, you´ll receive a code in your confirmation email with which you can register for any of our workshops. You cannot sign up for workshops without registering for the Smart Cities NYC '17.

Nordic Built Cities Challenge is one of the most ambitious Nordic urban development competitions ever held, focusing on innovative solutions to some of the greatest urban challenges. In this session, the top-3 winners from the competition will be presented.

Co-op City creates public spaces acting as catalysts for economic activity, social interaction and sharing. It present innovative, and yet realistic, solutions for circular economy, joint building ventures, co-creation and communal living.

Eyes of Runavík creates a strong architectural typology where steep landscape is a crucial living condition. The concept is based on groups of houses forming a circle around a central space, generating a protected microclimate on the inside.

Soul of Nørrebro is applying climate adaptation as a lever for holistic solutions of excellent architectural quality, based on the hydrological and biological conditions. Rainwater is used as a resource to create urban nature that everyone can use and relate to.

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Jussi Murole is CEO and partner of B&M Architects Ltd, practising contemporary architecture, urbanism and development. The office in Helsinki, Finland, employs architects and urban planners and collaborates with consultants on engineering, landscape architecture, traffic planning and sustainability. B&M Architects has had projects in 17 countries and won prizes in more than 30 international architectural competitions.

Mette Skjold is CEO of SLA, creating modern, adaptable cities that inspire community and diversity through innovative use of nature, design, sustainability and technology. The projects solve some of today's hardest urban problems while creating genuine amenity values for all. Based in Copenhagen, Denmark, SLA forms a multidisciplinary architectural lab that constantly strives to challenge and expand the boundaries of urban space, city planning and landscape architecture.

Mikkel Thams Olsen is Creative Leader at White Architects, one of the leading architectural firms in the Nordic countries. As pioneers in the environmental area, White's projects are visionary examples of sustainable architecture. Innovative solutions can be delivered thanks to the proprietary White Innovation Process (WIP), a method to attain the best and most sustainable solutions in interplay with all stakeholders.

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