The competition entry by WSP Finland team, including Mieluisa, won the shared 1st prize in the Eco-efficient Restaurant Terrace ideas competition organized by Climate Street and the City of Helsinki. The aim of the competition was to find new eco-efficient ways to prolong the restaurant terrace season in the Nordic climate. Big congratulations to the other winners Urban Gardens Finland and Arkkitehtuuritoimisto IAH as well!
The Finnish Cultural Foundation has generously awarded a grant to our project The Nature Cots. With the grant we will build The Movable Bilberry Pad. Working together with Services for the Elderly in Kangasala, Finland, we will bring the Bilberry Pad to a service center for the elderly to enjoy and to engage with. A big Thank You for the Finnish Cultural Foundation!
We have started working on our Nature Cots project. The website is now live at NatureCots.fi! Nature Cots is an experimental project by Mieluisa. The aim is to bring intensive nature to the concrete jungle via small scale portable nature devices – Nature Cots.
This beautiful video by Antti T Seppänen / Oiva-filmi shows the making of Carmel Place modular micro apartments building in NYC by nArchitects. The firm’s entry My Micro NY was the winner of New York City sponsored adAPT NYC competition in 2012. This summer the residents moved into the completed building.