Department of Real Estate, Planning and Geoinformatics
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.
Satellites provide information about Earth’s surface and the atmosphere
Professor Miina Rautiainen examines the Earth with help of satellite images. Remote sensing opens a window on a wide range of observations.
Greater freedom of choice with new master’s degree programmes
The programmes have been designed from the ground up to meet the requirements for future skills.
3D City Model Hackathon explored the uses of Espoo city model
3D City Model Hackathon brought students and professionals together to work on new uses for 3D city model of Otaniemi.