The first project was carried out in collaboration between Degree Programme of Design in Metropolia and SYKLI Environmental School of Finland and funded by European Regional Development Fund as well as the cities of Helsinki and Vantaa. Project was also part of the official programme of World Design Capital Helsinki 2012 year. The target groups of the project were the metropolitan area of urban and transport planners, public transport users, cyclists and pedestrians, as well as current and future professionals in the field of design.
During 2011-2013 the three main themes were
The planning and implementation path can be seen in the mindmap below:
The ideas and implementations born out of the themes are published as a book.
The project also gave birth to a working model of participatory planning, the Office for Mobile Everyday in which all people interested – designers, urban planners, students, cyclists, service providers – were welcomed to participate in order to discuss and learn from each other. These encounters did not only enhance the everyday of the participants but it also enhanced multidisciplinary cooperation to achieve shared objectives.