A City in Crisis: Part One
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)
We've been taking care of infrastructure lately. Still some work to be done there, but not a ton. This means: being on the horn to convince people to...
Building a team
Posts tagged with "How-To" contain reflections on designing, organizing, and operating the HDL Studios, a series of three collaborative,...
A Dinner Conversation
Alejandro Aravena, a designer from Chile, and Jan Vapaavuori, Finnish Minister of Housing, in conversation with Tyler Brûlé at the...
First and foremost, we want to wish everyone a happy new year. 2011. 2011! We ended the year with a bit of chaos. We're putting the finishing touches...
Announcing Creative Collaborations
At any given moment we're working on things ranging from helping the city of Helsinki develop new service modalities for child care,...