Armi (www.armi.fi) is an association of architecture, construction and design fields, which will organise an urban planning workshop ”Armi forum” led by the urban planning guru Fred Kent for Aalto University students in connection with Helsinki Design Week. The goal is to get the widest possible spectrum of students (a total of 8-12 people) from all Aalto University schools!
The workshop is led by the New Yorker urban planning guru Fred Kent with his assistant. Kent has founded Project for Public Spaces project. Project for Public Spaces (PPS) is a nonprofit organization based in New York dedicated to creating and sustaining public places that build communities. Fred Kent will also speak in Dream seminar of Helsinki Design Week on Wednesday, 18 Sept. Armi pays the seminar admission fee for students who participate in the workshop, the seminar will culminate with Pecha Kucha events on Wednesday night.
The workshop will be arranged in English and is free to participants. The aim is to organise the workshop in the centre of Helsinki. Participation requires full time commitment to the work created and led by Fred Kent.
Sign up for the workshop at http://tinyurl.com/armifoorum2013/ and remove yourself to reality for two days!