SGT Final show 2018

Stories from Nepal, East Africa and Mexico – SGT Studio Final Presentations

Sustainable reconstruction after earthquake in Nepal, sanitation in Dar es Salaam informal settlements, water services in rural Kenya, plastic waste up-cycling in Kampala and water quality testing and eco-tourism activities in two Mayan villages in Mexico. This year multidisciplinary teams from Aalto’s SGT Studio course and project countries worked together with six different development challenges in five countries.

Student teams share their stories and learnings from the field in Harald Herlin Learning Center May 21 at 09:00 – 13:00. Event is in English. Free entry, no registration needed. Everyone are welcome to join us!

DATE: 21 of May 2018, at 9:00-13:00
PLACE: Harald Herlin Learning Center, Otaniementie 9, Espoo (maker space)
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The focus of this project is on the various aspects of sustainability in emergency construction, with the reconstruction projects in Nepal after the 2015 earthquake as a case study.

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New project with Water Sector Trust Fund in poor and underserved rural communities. Developing sustainable and self-sustained operations in order to provide services to more customers.


Follow-up project with urban informal communities in Dar es Salaam. Focusing on sanitation and community governance and power structures.


New project with Makerere University in Kampala. Identification of the project is currently ongoing in the areas of food, energy, waste, sanitation and housing.

AALTO LAB MEXICO: El 20 De Noviembre:

Follow-up project with a Mayan community in rural Mexico focusing on eco-tourism, handicrafts, health and water quality.


The second phase of Aalto LAB Mexico’s three-year project in a rural community of Uxuxubí, with a focus on sustainable tourism.

SGT – Sustainable Global Technologies Programme combines engineering, architecture, design and business to contribute to sustainable development and global challenges. Each year, students take part in real-life projects in Africa, Asia and Latin America to study the diverse connections between sustainability, technology, cultural and societal challenges.
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