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Linda Bergroth and Zero Waste Bistro wins Sustainability Award 2019

Linda Bergroth and Zero Waste Bistro wins Sustainability Award 2019

Designer Linda Bergroth was awarded the Sustainability Award for Zero Waste Bistro at the Frame Awards Ceremony in Amsterdam on February 20, 2019. The Award recognizes design solutions that control the social, economic and environmental footprints of an interior or a spatial project. Zero Waste Bistro was built on themes of circular economy, new material innovations, and sustainable design.

Project

Learning From Helsinki: How to Improve Mass Transit in New York City

Learning From Helsinki: How to Improve Mass Transit in New York City

March 26 at 7–9 PM: Join us for a panel discussion co-hosted by The FCINY and our current architect-in-residence Olli Hakanen. Based on experience with his Helsinki projects, Hakanen will introduce a faster and more efficient mass transit system that provides better accessibility to the centers of cities than private cars.

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Artist Erkka Nissinen talks comedy and collaboration

Artist Erkka Nissinen talks comedy and collaboration

“If my work can make people laugh, it at least fulfills the function of being entertaining. Humour makes the themes that I explore in my work more approachable. Laughter is a very immediate, spontaneous reaction”, says Nissinen, who will spend Jan – Jun 2019 in residence at the ISCP, New York.