Image: Brenda Vértiz                              HOAS Lab                         i.e. how design thinking is            ...
Image: Brenda Vértiz         How student housing can be a      frontrunner in more social and more             sustainable...
Image: Brenda Vértiz            Partnership of Helsinki Region           Student Housing Foundation and              think...
!"#$%"&$%$     Started by agreeing on goals and    outcomes, not tools and activities.                               Exper...
Image: Brenda Vértiz                              Kuva: Janne Salovaara                                Insight 1:         ...
!"#$%"&$%$              DESIGN HALLS                                                                       DEADLINE 12TH O...
Lessons so far!"#$%"&$%$
!"#$%"&$%$It is crucial to voice positive and experiences of student living to balance the experiences in the media and in...
!"#$%"&$%$Community needs to be less about attitude and more about      doing meaningful things with other people.    (Cas...
!"#$%"&$%$  Informing residents about their electricityconsumption compared to their neighbours has     been proven to red...
!"#$%"&$%$Appr. 30 % of residents are non-Finnish. Communication needs to   be more visual and taking the right actions as...
!"#$%"&$%$                                                                       Resident democracy needs                 ...
Kuva: Janne Salovaara  Investing in shared spaces improves resident                   satisfaction.    Designing the chang...
!"#$%"&$%$               There´s a growing              need for immediate                   response in                  ...
!"#$%"&$%$                 New ways of              involving students                  in planning               renovati...
Image: Brenda Vértiz        17 000 residents means that problems will        always occur.        But to understand and ad...
Image: Brenda VértizMore information:Researcher Tommi LaitioDemos Helsinki+358 50 563 4950tommi.laitio@demos.fitwitter: tom...
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Hoas Lab is a two-year design project developing new ways for shared and more sustainable living amongst students. The project is a partnership between Demos Helsinki and Helsinki Region Student Housing Foundation Hoas with the support of Tekes. Hoas Lab is part of the official programme of the Helsinki Design Capital 2012. Read more

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  1. 1. Image: Brenda Vértiz HOAS Lab i.e. how design thinking is transforming student housing? !"#$%"&$%$
  2. 2. Image: Brenda Vértiz How student housing can be a frontrunner in more social and more sustainable lifestyles? Hoas Lab is a two-year design project developing new models for shared and responsible living. !"#$%"&$%$
  3. 3. Image: Brenda Vértiz Partnership of Helsinki Region Student Housing Foundation and think tank Demos Helsinki. The residents of Hoas are future tenants, home owners, constructors, designers and decision makers. Part of the official programme of World Design Capital 2012 Helsinki. !"#$%"&$%$
  4. 4. !"#$%"&$%$ Started by agreeing on goals and outcomes, not tools and activities. Experiments Insight 10/10 01/11 05/11 09/11 01/12 05/12 Inspiration and ideas Concept development
  5. 5. Image: Brenda Vértiz Kuva: Janne Salovaara Insight 1: From lecturing to making right actions easier. !"#$%"&$%$
  6. 6. !"#$%"&$%$ DESIGN HALLS DEADLINE 12TH OF JUNE 2011 Boost the quality of life in HOAS student ats in Pasila using arts and design. Eight best designs are awarded 1 000 euros. COMPETITION completion of the designs will be documented and made public. We RIGHTS Junailijankuja 5 in Pasila provides a home every year for 220 expect the designs to raise interest also amongst the media. The designer will retain moral rights for the work. They will be exchange students. Now the building is in an urgent need of a credited when using images of the works in public. HOAS has the facelift. The design should be submitted as a PDF- le using the design right to use images of the design documents as well as of the template. Designs can be also embedded to PSD-pictures for a completed works in its communication without separate compensa- As part of the building´s refurbishment during Summer 2011, perspective view. tion. Foundation for Student Housing in the Helsinki Region (HOAS) and DOWNLOAD DESIGN TEMPLATE: think tank Demos Helsinki organise a design competition for the www.demos. /designhalls ABOUT halls. Our goal is to give a unique personality for each of the The design competition is part of Hoas Lab, a 2-year design project by building´s sixteen living oors. The competition is part of an overall VISIT TO THE LOCATION HOAS and Demos Helsinki striving for new user-led innovations in plan to give a stronger character to the building by using creative The participants have a possibility to visit the location on Tuesday 7 sustainable and shared living. means. The competition is inspired by the percent-for-art principle. June 14.00–17.00. Please register in advance for the visit at: www.demos. /designhalls. The design competition is part of a refurbishment plan developed by The building has two entrances. Both sideS (A and B) have eight Representatives of HOAS and Demos will be available for questions. oors with student apartments in them. Every oor has appr. 40 The winning designs will be selected by a professional jury. The jury sqm2 of wall (download pictures and plans for exact measures). We will judge the works without knowledge of the artist´s/designer´s MORE INFORMATION are looking for eight overall designs, which are divided INTO two name. The selected works will receive a written feedback from the Researcher Tommi Laitio adaptations – one for entrance A and one for entrance B on the same jury. Jury members are: oor. The selected designers are expected to take part in executing Demos Helsinki the design. Aalto University Future Home Institute tommi.laitio@demos. Junailijankuja 5 is a unique location and we wish that the designs re ect its character. The residents are mostly European exchange students who come to study in one of Helsinki region´s higher education institutions. For many of them the building is their rst home as well as their rst touch to Finland. Junailijankuja 5 is one of the Hoas´ most diverse apartment buildings. HOW TO PARTICIPATE Secretary of the jury Researcher Tommi Laitio, Demos Helsinki. The competition is open to students, professionals and enthusiasts alike. The entries are judged anonymously. EXECUTION Deadline for the designs is 12 June 2011. The designs need to be sent The designs are executed out during July-August. Before that the to junnu.design@gmail.com no later than 23:59 on Sunday 12 June. walls will be cleaned and painted white. We expect the The eight selected designs will each receive a compensation of 1 000 artist/designer to lead the execution of the design. The material costs euros and their names will be painted on the walls. The painting and will be covered by HOAS. Insight 2:Seeing students as a competent resource.
  7. 7. Lessons so far!"#$%"&$%$
  8. 8. !"#$%"&$%$It is crucial to voice positive and experiences of student living to balance the experiences in the media and in customer service. (Case: blogs together w/ a student magazine)
  9. 9. !"#$%"&$%$Community needs to be less about attitude and more about doing meaningful things with other people. (Case: urban farming on courtyards, time bank)
  10. 10. !"#$%"&$%$ Informing residents about their electricityconsumption compared to their neighbours has been proven to reduce consumption.(Case: electricity saving competitions between buildings)
  11. 11. !"#$%"&$%$Appr. 30 % of residents are non-Finnish. Communication needs to be more visual and taking the right actions as the default. (Case: redesign of billboards)
  12. 12. !"#$%"&$%$ Resident democracy needs serious rethinking. (Case: Time Bank for neighbourly help tripled the number of active people.)!"#$%&())*%+,*-./0123!,4)%*5%602%),0)4,%7.0%8.*9:%8.8%:907*9-%;0129,*-./012%*59<8%80844;%21//*5.=%>.,2,5%?@%06%15%907A%B99%C0*9D%%E02%(02,%*9602(8*09F%9)12*)1=.05G-(*4=H0(%
  13. 13. Kuva: Janne Salovaara Investing in shared spaces improves resident satisfaction. Designing the changes with students is an incredible resource.(Case: Design students commissioned to designthe renovation, design competition for students for the walls)!"#$%"&$%$
  14. 14. !"#$%"&$%$ There´s a growing need for immediate response in problematic situations. A good website is not enough. (Case: Building hosts who are students living in the building, Facebook group for the house)
  15. 15. !"#$%"&$%$ New ways of involving students in planning renovations and new buildings need to be developed. (Case: Studio course with Aalto University´s Architecture Dept in Spring 2012)
  16. 16. Image: Brenda Vértiz 17 000 residents means that problems will always occur. But to understand and address the right problems Hoas needs more and more detailed information and interaction with students. !"#$%"&$%$
  17. 17. Image: Brenda VértizMore information:Researcher Tommi LaitioDemos Helsinki+358 50 563 4950tommi.laitio@demos.fitwitter: tommilaitiowww.demos.fiwww.slideshare.net/demoshelsinkifacebook.com/hoaslaboratorio !"#$%"&$%$

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