Nordes 2011 venue: Aalto University's School of Art and Design

The Nordes 2011 conference is organized by the Department of Design, at Aalto University’s School of Art and Design, formerly known as University of Art and Design Helsinki (TaiK). TaiK is physically located in the Arabianranta neighbourhood, in the old Arabia factory, in East-Central Helsinki, Finland.

Nordes 2011, Aalto University School of Art and Design Hämeentie 135 C, Helsinki PB 31000, 00076 Aalto, tel. +358 9 47001

How to get to Nordes 2011

• Opening day (Sunday) will be organized close to the city centre, in Aalto University School of Economics, but for the following days the venue will be School of Art and Design (TaiK) in Arabia district (see map below).
• To TaiK from the city centre: tram 6 (end stop “Arabia”) and buses 71, 71V and 68 (end stop “Arabiankatu”) all departing from the Railway Station
• To TaiK from Hakaniemi: bus 74 (end stop “Arabiankatu”)
• To TaiK from Töölö and the School of Economics: tram 8 towards Arabia (end stop “Arabia”)
• Bus and tram tickets can be bought from the driver and in advance from R-Kioski.

Map of the conference venue and locations > http://bit.ly/iPP5rb


Venue locations:

Aalto University School of Art and Design (main venue) - rooms:

Practical information

The phone number for a taxi is 0100 0700. In cases of emergency (to reach the police or doctor), call 112.
The registration desk will be open during the conference to assist you. The registration desk is located at the School of Economics on Sunday and School of Art and Design on Monday and Tuesday.
With urgent issues please contact Tiina Härkäsalmi (local chair): tel. +358 40 561 2691

Read more:
Helsinki`s public transport > http://www.hkl.fi
Map of Helsinki > http://kartta.hel.fi
Maps in Helsinki and route finder > http://aikataulut.ytv.fi/reittiopas/fi/

Aalto University School of Art and Design



With approximately 600 degree students and 55 postgraduate students, the Department of Design is the largest unit in the School of Art and Design, and it creates an impact to the whole university through several collaborative projects and courses. Aalto University was created in 2010 from the merger of three Finnish universities: The Helsinki School of Economics, Helsinki University of Technology and The University of Art and Design Helsinki. Aalto University's School of Art and Design is an international school dedicated to design, audiovisual communication, art education and art. It is the largest school of its kind in Scandinavia and has a strong and active international presence. The school founded in 1871 is a pioneer in design research and education.

Read more from the links below:
Department of Design > http://www.taik.fi/mo/english/
Research at the School of Design > http://www.taik.fi/designresearch/index.html?lang=1
Design Connections Doctoral School > http://designresearch.fi/dcds/
School of Art and Design > http://www.taik.fi/en/
Aalto University > http://www.aalto.fi/en/

Accommodation

See recommendations for hotels during Nordes 2011 here.

City of Helsinki

Read more:
Visit Helsinki > http://www.visithelsinki.fi
Welcome to Finland > http://www.visitfinland.com
Nordes 2011 | Helsinki, Finland | May 29th - 31st, 2011Updated on 22.5.2011
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