Monday, 14. January 2019 – Resource City
14:30 Kalasatama – Urban renewal project in Helsinki
Tuomas Hakala, Team Manager, Architect, Kalasatama–Malmi Team, City of Helsinki
15:10 The relevance of urban space
Prof. Karin Schmid, Munich University of Applied Sciences, 03 Architekten, Munich
15:50 "Urban Fracking"?
Tobias Nolte, certainmeasures, Berlin
16:30 Panel discussion
Chaired by: Katja Reich, DETAIL
Kalasatama–Malmi Team, City of Helsinki
Graduated from Tampere University of Technology in 1998 Tuomas Hakala worked as an architect in the city of Helsinki in Kalasatama project since 2002. Since 2010 he has been responsible for planning the Kalasatama area, together with his team. The team is also responsible for the planning of Malmi Airport area and Arabianranta area.
Construction time: 2009-2035
Area: 175 ha
5 km new shoreline
Travel time to the city centre by metro: 7 min
By 2035: 25 000 new residents
13 000 new housing units
10 000 jobs
Prof. Dipl.-Ing. Karin Schmid
BDA (Association of German Architects) Architect, DASL (German Academy for Town and Regional Spatial Planning) Urban Planner, Munich University of Applied Sciences, 03 Architekten, Munich
Karin Schmid studied architecture at the Technical University of Munich. Since 1998 she, in partnership with Andreas Garkisch and Michael Wimmer, has managed the 03 Architekten office in Munich. After teaching at the Technical University of Munich, the Regensburg University of Applied Sciences (OTH Regensburg), the Constance University of Applied Sciences (HTWG Konstanz), since 2016 she has been Professor of Urban Planning and Building Theory at the Munich University of Applied Sciences. In 2011 Karin Schmid was appointed to the Landshut City Design Advisory Board, in 2015 she was appointed to the Munich City Design Commission and the Kaiserslautern City Design Commission, and in 2016 to the Kempten Design Advisory Board.
Tobias Nolte is the co-founder of the Certain Measures design office. Before becoming self-employed, he was director of Gehry Technologies in New York, where he led a team of architects in the development and implementation of parametric and computer-based design and construction methods. Prior to that, he was head of Gehry Technologies' European office in Paris, where he worked with a number of renowned international architectural firms such as Gehry Partners, Zaha Hadid Architects, Snohetta, UNStudio, and Coop Himmelb(l)au. Before working for Gehry Technologies, he was a research assistant at the Harvard Graduate School of Design and worked for Preston Scott Cohen, Inc. He taught digital design at the École Spéciale d'Architecture in Paris and the University of Applied Arts Vienna and was a design critic at the Harvard Graduate School of Design (GSD), MIT and the Städelschule, among others. Tobias Nolte studied at the TU Berlin and the Southern California Institute of Architecture (SciArc) in Los Angeles. He holds a degree in architecture from the Technical University of Berlin.