What is HDL?
Helsinki Design Lab uses strategic design to uncover the "architecture" of large-scale challenges and develop more holistic, complete solutions for improvement. We strive to advance knowledge, capability, and achievement in this discipline, regardless of geography or nationality. HDL most recently operated 2009-2013 and is now closed.
Memory lane (5 random posts)
Logistics were on the docket this week. Amongst other things, we've been finalizing some hirings that have been in the pipeline for a long while and...
Guest Blog: The Bus Schedule, Not The Building
Editor's note: We offered this blog as a platform to four HDL Global participants who are documenting the event for everyone to get a glimpse of how...
With just a few short days before the first studio guests arrive, we're in loppukiri ("final sprint") mode. Seungho, Minna, Sanna, and Hanna...
On the ground in Jyväskylä
Yesterday was a whirlwind tour of Jyväskylä, which we visited to see a cross section of how one city thinks about its...
Juhani Pallasmaa's reflections on HDL Global 1968
In addition to being a prolific author, Juhani Pallasmaa is one of Finland's most prominent living architects and he also happens to...