How to Increase Participation?

Activity: Participating in or organising an event typesParticipant of a conference, workshop, session or tutorial


City of Helsinki has created a city level Participatory Model and uses also design game to train personnel on how to increase participation.

In the event Helsinki presents its’ work on the city participatory model and an international group of design experts from different European cities share their ideas on ways creative means can increase human participation and dialogue.

* Collaborative Urban Design, Antti Ahlava, Aalto University / Human Cities project
* A Better City through Participation, Service Designer Juha Kronqvist, Hellon
* Applying Participatory Design Game at the Culture and Leisure Division, Marketing Planner Ukko Kaarto, City of Helsinki

The participants are invited to share their own experiences. The event is held in English.

The event is part of an Helsinki Design Week exhibition held in the Helsinki City Hall:

Registration to the event is not needed.

The organiser of this event is City of Helsinki, UNESCO City of Design. In collaboration with Aalto University / Human Cities project.
Period11 Sep 201730 Sep 2017
Event typeSeminar
LocationHelsinki, Finland
Degree of RecognitionInternational


  • collaborative design
  • participatory design
  • Aalto University
  • Department of Architecture (Aalto University)