Geoinformatics is a cluster of several sciences built around spatial data and its measurement and visualization.
Real Estate Economics combines technology, economics, law, and land use planning.
YTK land use planning and urban studies group.
A well-functioning built environment for housing, business and mobility is realized through wise solutions in land use. At the Department of Real Estate, Planning and Geoinformatics, there are three research groups – Real Estate Economics, Land Use Planning and Geoinformatics – as well as the Institute of Photogrammetry and Remote Sensing. They produce knowledge, tools and experts for skilful development and management of our built environments.
The department produces high-quality research and education in areas dealing with challenges of growing societal and environmental importance: population growth, urbanization, climate change, globalization and digitalization.
The department is also centrally involved in the Centre of Excellence in Laser Scanning Research, financed by the Academy of Finland.
On the project course, 54 student teams generated ideas for a functional university campus, inventions for everyday life and innovative buildings.
The Aalto University schools of technology will hold a second joint Ceremonial Conferment of Doctoral Degrees in Otaniemi on 10 October 2014.