Academy of Finland
Funding decision
 
Applicant / Contact person Junnila, Seppo
Organisation Aalto University
Project title Smart land use policy for sustainable urbanization
Decision No. 327800
Decision date 19.06.2019
Funding period 01.06.2019 - 31.08.2022
Funding 2 046 278
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Project description
The consortium helps to identify and develop effective land-use policies focusing on alleviating the following urban problems: 1) housing availability and affordability, 2) socioeconomic segregation of neighborhoods, and 3) carbon emission and energy use in cities. Land use policies are defined broadly, the instrument studied within the project are various, ranging from more traditional command and control policies to economic instruments (incentives structures) and information-based instruments. The research will identify existing and completely novel policies that effectively steer sustainable urbanisation considering all the three above-mentioned challenges and their interconnectedness. The consortium will also study and further develop these policies and their implementation in co-operation with the key stakeholders in the field of land use planning and development. Also, research-based long-term scenarios are utilised in co-creating processes.