Playsign at City of Oulu workshops

Playsign at City of Oulu workshops

City of Oulu is using Playsign as a new platform in designing new residential area of Vanha Hiukkavaara. Our very very first workshop for...
New trailer out!

New trailer out!

So how do we actually plan to renovate the whole urban planning process? Watch this trailer to find out.
Planning new residential areas with Peab

Planning new residential areas with Peab

Välivainio demo presents its visitors a route to get aquainted with the new area. Along the route they encounter hotspots, where they get to...

Renovating the urban planning process, introducing the new participatory design.

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Oulu River Delta Vision 2100

Oulu River Delta Vision 2100

In addition to the official Oulu City plans we are also honored to be working with an independent long-term grassroots vision for the future of our hometown, Oulu. Oulu River Delta Vision 2100 project is lead by Dodo, an environmental organization, the association of industrial designers Proto and supported by Kanttia2 Architects and now Playsign...
Oulu 2040 experience

Oulu 2040 experience

How will the city of Oulu look in 2040? There will be multiple changes in the city silhouette during the next 20+ years. The official plans and their hotspots are presented using Playsign Experience tool: Here the citizens can give feedback and get familiar with the future plans before they are carried out. Experience the...
VR On-Site in Oulu city

VR On-Site in Oulu city

A unique chance to experience city plans in virtual reality (VR) on the actual site! University of Oulu runs experiments with an immersive VR device out on the street. People can experience the VR versions of future plan alternatives for the city center at the actual location. The VR app includes a simple feedback tool...
Playsign at Web3D 2017, Brisbane!

Playsign at Web3D 2017, Brisbane!

We presented the Playsign platform and tools to the international Web 3D community today here in Brisbane, Australia. Our latest publications: Experience: Nordic Built Cities Create: Old Hiukkavaara .. were described with a technical analysis of how they work to deliver interactive 3D for the general public, targeting also older and weaker devices. Additionally Toni raised a...
Old Hiukkavaara planning open for public!

Old Hiukkavaara planning open for public!

Four official alternatives for the area of Old Hiukkavaara in Oulu are now available for viewing and commenting. Citizens can experience the plans, choose their favourites, give feedback and even build their own preferable city district based on the official plans. Try out and build your own version HERE! (in Finnish only) The area models are...
View the future Nordic Built Cities in Playsign

View the future Nordic Built Cities in Playsign

Nordic Built Cities Challenge Awards is an international competition for architects and urban planners. Its all about finding innovative Nordic solutions for smart, liveable and sustainable cities. We have worked together with the six regional winner teams to showcase their work in Playsign environment.