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Management and coordination

Decarbon-Home

Katja Lähtinen

Katja Lähtinen

Research professor, Natural Resources Institute Finland

Leader of the Decarbon-Home consortium. I focus on management in actor networks to enhance socially and economically sustainable climate-wise housing.

  • katja.lahtinen(@)luke.fi
  • +358 29 532 2191
Eliisa Kylkilahti

Eliisa Kylkilahti

University Lecturer, University of Helsinki

Consortium’s vice-leader. I study resident perspectives in work packages 1 and 3 where we support citizen agency in sustainable living.

  • eliisa.kylkilahti(@)helsinki.fi
  • +358 29 415 8051
Vesa Kanninen

Vesa Kanninen

Research Coordinator, University of Helsinki

As consortium coordinator, I am responsible especially for project management and reporting to SRC.

  • vesa.kanninen(@)helsinki.fi
  • +358 50 337 1928
Anne Toppinen

Anne Toppinen

Professor, University of Helsinki

I act as Senior Adviser to the Decarbon-Home consortium. My expertise deals with low carbon construction business, especially in case of wooden multistorey construction.

  • anne.toppinen(@)helsinki.fi
  • +358 50 4150219
Uula Saastamoinen

Uula Saastamoinen

Interaction coordinator, Researcher, Finnish Environment Institute

I’m Lead of Interaction in the project. I am responsible for the interaction and communication methods that enhance the project’s impact.

  • uula.saastamoinen(@)syke.fi
  • +358 295 252 076
Niina Pykäläinen

Niina Pykäläinen

Coordinator, Finnish Environment Institute

I am responsible for project communication and providing support for co-creation and interaction activities.

  • niina.pykalainen(@)syke.fi
  • +358 295 252 302
Pia Bäcklund

Pia Bäcklund

Professor, University of Helsinki

I coordinate the work of the Scientific Advisory Board (SAB).

  • pia.backlund(@)helsinki.fi
  • +358 50 363 3518

University of Helsinki

Helsingin yliopisto

Teemu Kemppainen

Teemu Kemppainen

University Lecturer

My research topics include e.g. housing, neighborhoods and suburbs, segregation and social politics.

  • teemu.t.kemppainen(@) helsinki.fi
  • +358 29 412 397
Sara-Ellen Laitinen

Sara-Ellen Laitinen

PhD researcher

I study sustainable housing practices from a resident perspective.

  • sara-ellen.laitinen@helsinki.fi
  • +358 50 570 8198
Joonas Luukkonen

Joonas Luukkonen

PhD researcher

I contribute to study the ways in which socio-spatial segregation is connected to climate attitudes and the economic constraints affecting climate wise renovations.

  • joonas.luukkonen(@) helsinki.fi
Saija Mokkila

Saija Mokkila

Research Assistant

I work on low carbon experiments in housing.

  • saija.mokkila@helsinki.fi
Md. Rayhanur Rahman

Md. Rayhanur Rahman

PhD researcher

My PhD dissertation includes wood-based construction policy network analysis on a regional level.

  • rayhanur.rahman(@)helsinki.fi
  • +358 40 2511 908
Joni Vainikka

Joni Vainikka

Postdoctoral researcher

I research sustainable living, climate related identities and social tipping points.

  • joni.vainikka @helsinki.fi
  • +358 294 150 781
Anne Viljanen

Anne Viljanen

PhD researcher

I will be conducting my doctoral thesis with the themes of actor networks in the low carbon building and pathways towards sustainability transition.

  • anne.viljanen@helsinki.fi
  • +358 50 599 6497

Finnish Environment Institute

Suomen ympäristökeskus (Syke)

Hanna-Liisa Kangas

Hanna-Liisa Kangas

Development Manager

I am the project lead in Syke, and I study the impacts of energy policy on emissions and citizens.

  • hanna-liisa.kangas(@)syke.fi
  • +358 29 525 1276
Santtu Karhinen

Santtu Karhinen

Senior research scientist

I examine housing values and choices with registry data.

  • santtu.karhinen(@)syke.fi
  • +358 295 251 889
Kaisa Korhonen-Kurki

Kaisa Korhonen-Kurki

Adjunct professor, research coordinator, sustainability scientist

I work with development and implementation of transition arenas as well as policy analysis.

  • kaisa.korhonen-kurki@syke.fi
  • +358 295 251 412
Jani Lukkarinen

Jani Lukkarinen

Senior research scientist

I research the roles of communities in energy transition and contribute to transition arena design in work package 4.

  • jani.lukkarinen(@)syke.fi
  • +358 295 251 893
Erkki-Jussi Nylén

Erkki-Jussi Nylén

Senior research scientist

In the project, I study experiments and transition arenas, and conduct policy analysis.

  • erkki-jussi.nylen(@)syke.fi
  • +358 29 525 1330
Enni Ruokamo

Enni Ruokamo

Senior research scientist

I am the co-leader of work package 1. I study citizen preferences for low-carbon housing solutions.

  • enni.ruokamo(@)syke.fi
  • +358 29 525 2092
Jouni Räihä

Jouni Räihä

Researcher

In the project, I study the impacts of renovation grant subsidies and other policy measures.

  • Jouni.Raiha(@)Syke.fi
  • +358 295 252 243
Anna Strandell

Anna Strandell

Senior research scientist

I study the demographic, socio-economic and housing stock factors influencing the transition to climate-wise housing.

  • anna.strandell(@)syke.fi
  • +358 29 525 1657
Sampo Vesanen

Sampo Vesanen

Researcher

I focus on geoprocessing models, cartographic visualization, and quantitative analysis.

  • sampo.vesanen(@)syke.fi
  • +358 295 251 940

Natural Resources Institute Finland

Luonnonvarakeskus (Luke)

Charlotta Harju

Charlotta Harju

Researcher

I am the leader of work package 3. In work package 1 I investigate citizens’ preferences and practices for climate wise housing.

  • charlotta.harju(@)luke.fi
  • +358 29 532 2345
Liina Häyrinen

Liina Häyrinen

Researcher

I explore the roles of stakeholder networks in enhancing co-creation and uptake of climate-wise housing.

  • liina.hayrinen(@)luke.fi
  • +358 50 593 4240
Atte Koskivaara

Atte Koskivaara

Researcher

I study business models and innovation systems in construction and housing sectors in work package 3.

  • atte.koskivaara(@)luke.fi
  • +358 50 523 2985
Juhani Marttila

Juhani Marttila

Researcher

I study participation of stakeholders in municipal decision-making with respect to climate-wise housing.

  • juhani.marttila(@)luke.fi
  • +358 29 532 2164

University of Vaasa

Vaasan yliopisto

Hanna Ahtosalo

Hanna Ahtosalo

PhD researcher

For my PhD dissertation I study value creation of a gamified application among different stakeholders.

  • hanna.ahtosalo(@)uwasa.fi
  • +358 29 449 8759
Merja Koskela

Merja Koskela

Professor

I lead task 1 in work package 1 where we study citizen knowledge formation by analyzing the ideal representations of climate-wise housing that mainstream media advocates as well as citizen views on online-forums.

  • merja.koskela(@)uwasa.fi
  • +358 29 449 8353
Liisa Kääntä

Liisa Kääntä

Researcher

I study mainstream and social media discourses of climate-wise living/housing. I participate in work package 1 and the communication coordination group.

  • liisa.kaanta(@)uwasa.fi
  • +358 29 449 8375
Eveliina Salmela

Eveliina Salmela

Postdoctoral researcher

I study discources in social media from the point of view of communications and I analyze how these discources build understanding of climate-wise housing.

  • eveliina.salmela(@)uwasa.fi
  • +358 29 449 8530
Henna Syrjälä

Henna Syrjälä

Docent

I lead work package 1 and the sub-project of University of Vaasa, in which the focus is on citizen agency.

  • henna.syrjala(@)uwasa.fi
  • +358 29 449 8483
Elina Tikkanen

Elina Tikkanen

Project researcher

I study sustainable consumption practices from generational perspective.

  • elina.tikkanen(@)uwasa.fi

TALTECH

Tallinna Tehnikaülikool

Jarek Kurnitski

Jarek Kurnitski

Professor

Technical solutions and renovation grants for deep renovation of residential buildings in Finland and Estonia.

  • jarek.kurnitski(@)taltech.ee
  • +372 5866 4370
Alo Mikola

Alo Mikola

Early stage researcher

I study issues related to indoor air quality and mechanical ventilation.

  • alo.mikola(@)taltech.ee