Tilapioneerit: Vallithon Neighborhood Jam 25.11.-27.11.2016 – learn design thinking in urban development


Kiinnostaako design-ajattelu kaupunkikehittämisessä? – tulevana viikonloppuna on mahdollista oppia metodeja Tilapioneerit-porukan työpajassa (1-2 op)

Vallithon Neighborhood Jam 25.11.-27.11.2016 – learn design thinking in urban development (1-2 ects)

Have fun and grab 1-2 ECTS (study credits) during Vallithon Neighborhood Jam this weekend 25.-27.11.2016. If you feel that local community activism, designing for people in the context of the city are your things, this intensive workshop can be perfect for you! No priori knowledge and skills needed. Come as you are.

Please register here: http://tinyurl.com/vallithon48hregistration


Fri 25.11.2016 17.00 – 21.00
Sat 26.11.2016 10.00 – 20.00
Sun 27.11.2016 10.00 – 15.00


Mäkelänkatu 45 (Vallithon – temporary cultural space), 00510 Helsinki


During the weekend you will get familiar with topics such as:

• design process as a research-based methodology for generating ideas and solutions,
• learning about human-centered approach, design by human to human
• learning and working with specific for design thinking methods and tools
• working and collaborating in multidisciplinary team,
• learning about urban culture and community, and urban activism,
• learning how to engage and contribute to local community,
• learning about the meaning of collaboration and co-creation in local aspect
• learning about design in the context of certain space, city, neighbourhood and community,
• learning how to activate and engaging different actors,
• learning how to become local changemaker and take individual responsibility in local society.


Friday / 17-21


// Let’s start
// Introduction / Marta Kuroszczyk – What is a design process, service design and jam.
// Guest Speaker / Rami Ratvio – Urban Culture & Community, and urban activism
// Play Together
// Host Presentation / Vallila Neighbourhood
// Let’s get some ideas together and build a Dream Teams
// Wrap-up / From tomorrow things go serious!

Saturday / Part 1 10-15


// Welcome back!
// Guest Speaker / Piritta Hannonen – thinking big!
// Facilitator presentation / Marta Kuroszczyk – methods and tools in discovery phase
// Jamming, jamming, jamming
// Facilitator presentation / Sauli Anetjärvi – Ideation flow session

Saturday / Part 2 16-20


// Facilitator presentation / Iiris Konttinen – methods and tools in Prototyping phase / part1
// jamming, jamming, jamming
// Feedback session among teams
// jamming, jamming, jamming
// Wrap – up / Tomorrow we rock!

Sunday / 10-15


// Welcome back!
// Prototyping part 2
// jamming, jamming, jamming
// Facilitator presentation / Emmi Haapajoki –  Give a voice to your prototypes!
// jamming, jamming, jamming
// Presentation round & Feedback stories
// Goodbye Jammers

Feel free to come also for one day only, if the whole schedule looks challenging for you. The main part of the process will happen on saturday. Welcome!


University of Helsinki students can get 1-2 ECTS (study credits) depending on your participation:

• Participating workshop on friday, saturday and sunday (1 credit)
• Writing a learning journal: write a 3 pages learning journal based on workshop discussions and lectures.  more detailed instructions here (1 credit)
• Evaluation: accepted / failed

If you study at Aalto university or other university we can write you a course diploma that you can present to your study office in order to get study credits accepted. Please contact us for more information on this.


Marta Kuroszczyk, service designer & global educator
phone number:  0 469 528 443
Via fb:  https://www.facebook.com/marta.kuroszczyk  

If you would like to get course credits registered at the University of Helsinki, please contact:

Rami Ratvio, university lecturer, department of geosciences and geography, University of Helsinki. Email: rami.ratvio@helsinki.fi

Registration for the weekend: http://tinyurl.com/vallithon48hregistration

Find out more on Facebook:

Vallithon Neighbourhood jam: https://www.facebook.com/events/142100876265266/
Vallithon space: https://www.facebook.com/events/1118819744905270/
Tilapioneerit page and events: https://www.facebook.com/tilapioneerit/

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