NORDICUM Real Estate Annual Finland 2013 had the opportunity to talk with the American start-up guru Steve Blank about the booming Finnish start-up scene. Known for his sometimes controversial remarks, the maestro did not disappoint. In this issue, we also showcase the powerful new development projects in the Helsinki Metropolitan Area – and beyond. We also cover the new, exciting trends such as re-energising city centres, the promise of high-rise construction and the emergence of shopping centres which move hearts as well as wallets. ■ Read now ■ Table of contents
Helsinki is a forerunner in service design, says real estate design guru John Worthington (cover), who is as excited about WDC2012 as we are. In this issue, Worthington talks about the evolution of cityscape, anatomy of places and typography of high-rise construction. Furthermore, we showcase the most interesting real estate projects around the country and dig deep for the trends and visions of the future. ■ Read now ■ Table of contents
NORDICUM 1/2011 takes a look at design from all angles; guiding us along the way, we have “starchitect” Daniel Libeskind and Aerotropolis visionary John D. Kasarda. Design is also a key part of our REAL ESTATE SPECIAL REPORT, as we have rounded up the leading industry players to discuss a range of issues – and provide an exciting sneak peek at the upcoming projects. Furthermore, we attend one big party in Turku as this year’s European Culture Capital gets going. ■ Read now ■ Table of contents
In NORDICUM 6/09, we talk to Simon Anholt, the father of nation branding, and find out why he feels that Finland is “the closest thing to a perfectly functioning society which humanity can offer”. Also, in a rare joint interview, the Mayors of Helsinki, Espoo and Vantaa talk Metropolitan strategy. Our REAL ESTATE SPECIAL REPORT digs deep into the inner workings of the industry, showcasing the most intriguing projects of the coming decade. ■ Read now ■ Table of contents
In this 15th Anniversary Issue, NORDICUM talks to “innovation sherpa” John Kao who explains why Finland will be one of the winners in the global game. In our REAL ESTATE SPECIAL REPORT, we look at the issues in the core of city branding and showcase the most interesting new urban development projects in the Greater Helsinki Metropolitan Area - and beyond. Furthermore, the new Helsinki Deputy Mayor Hannu Penttilä lays down his metropolitan strategies. ■ Read now ■ Table of contents
NORDICUM 6/2007 rounds up the year with style. Our man in the cover is Richard Florida who offers his views on what the Nordic countries must do in order to lure in the top talent of the Creative Class. With focus on real estate, we showcase some of the most innovative cities and development projects in Finland.
Another strong theme in this issue is food. NORDICUM explores the past, present and future of Finnish food culture and sits down with HK-Scan CEO Kai Seikku. ■ Read now ■ Table of contents
For Nordicum 6 2006 we interviewed Helsinki’s Lord Mayor Jussi Paajanen. He says that Helsinki is aiming to maintain and develop its position as one of the most innovative and competitive metropolises in Europe. We also introduce Stockholm’s city centre property development projects.
In our business and incentive travel section we take a look at Finnish Lapland, which is getting more and more international travel destination. Lapland’s ski resorts and other travel operators have started several large investment programmes.
Nordicum 6/2006 includes real estate & architecture special report. We introduce for example airport city Aviapolis, which is one of the most dynamic developments in the whole Helsinki region. Helsinki’s neighbour city Espoo will get a metro line. This also means that Finland’s leading innovation and technology cluster of Keilaniemi-Otaniemi-Tapiola will have more effective traffic connections to the Helsinki city centre. ■ Read now ■ Table of contents