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Nordic Green Solution Cluster - Living City Planning and Smart City Solutions


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Presented by Nordic Set Green and SITO Ltd
at Sino-Finland Eco-City and Green Building Seminar, August 27, Helsinki

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  • 1. Member of For further details, please contact Livable City coordinator Jenni Lautso, SAFA, YKS 410 +358 20 747 6541 BREEAM Communities Tuomo Sirkiä, Lic.Sc., SAFA, LicensedAssessor/BREGlobal +358 20 747 6063 Sustainable development strategies Raisa Valli, Ph.D. +358 20 747 6127 Email SitoLivableCity • One of founding members of the Finnish Green Building Council • Involved in developing evaluation systems, in support of urban and suburban centers • Contributing to the development of a local and regional sustainability assessment system in Finland • Licensed BREEAM Communities assessment method • A forerunner in the practical application of the ecosystem services approach • Traffic and infrastructure expert for the Cleantech Finland network • A forerunner in infrastructure information systems and virtual 3D models • A genuinely multidisciplinary expert employing more than 400 top specialists Why choose Sito? › © Sito 2013
  • 2. Sito Livable City – foundations for sustainable and attractive urban environment Sito leads the way towards livable cities through financially, socially and environmentally sound solutions. Regions, cities and towns, must retain their vitality in changing circumstances. Here at Sito, we are strongly involved in the international development towards sustainable urban regions . Maintaining livable cities into the future requires strategic thinking across different fields, throughout entire planning processes. Our areas of expertise include land use, housing, transport, services, industries, environment, energy and infrastructure. We help our clients to form an understanding of sustainability today. We provide expertise in implementing sustainability and managing sustainability projects. In the Livable City Concept, we focus our efforts on the essential, draw conclusions based on information and present results in an easily understandable, interesting manner. We also critically assess the results of our projects and approach the future with foresight, in order to develop and renew ourselves on a continuous basis. Functional community Our multidisciplinary expertise allows us to engage in the wholesale development of land use, housing, traffic, services and industries in order to improve competitiveness and citizens' quality of life. Our inclusive planning methods create added value for our projects. Healthy environment The single most important resource of a livable city is its environment. Green infrastructure plannings enable successful interaction between people and processes within the natural environment, at all planning levels. Safeguarding the most important ecosystem services promotes the well-being of both people and the environment. The concepts of a sustainable community Methods for assessing sustainability Holistic multidisciplinary urban planning Development of dynamic city centers Energy concepts, life cycle consulting and carbon footprint calculations with Granlund Oy Inclusive planning methods and service design Follow-through and implementation of strategy ICT / information systems GIS / geographic information analyses Energy-efficient lighting model Strategic understanding of the situation Information models, BIM Smart traffic Electric traffic Benefiting from ecosystem services approach in urban planning Urban ecological analysis Planning of urban storm-water management, and waterworks assessments Noise modeling and silent areas Planning environments which promote well-being Compensation projects Smart city A livable city is also smart. Digital tools support our expertise. User-friendly information technology services make the use of resources more effective, promote a holistic approach and make everyday activities easier. © Sito 2013