Ida Andersson is a researcher in the Department of Human Geography at Stockholm University, Sweden. In her research she has focused on the interlinkages between economic geography and spatial planning, and how this ties to policy development, strategic planning and the built environment. Ida is currently doing research on policy mobilities, the green economy and regional development. Ida has published articles in both Swedish and English, and her publications can be found in European Planning Studies, Journal of Social and Economic Geography and Norwegian Journal of Geography.
Maarten Gielen is a founding member of the collective Rotor where he currently works as designer, manager and researcher. At Rotor he collaborated on exhibition projects including OMA/ Progress (Barbican Art Gallery, London, 2011), Usus/Usures (Belgian pavilion at the 2010 Venice Architecture Biennale), or Ex Limbo (Fondazione Prada, Milan, 2011). In 2012 he was appointed visiting professor at HEAD in Geneva. In 2014 he, together with Lionel Devlieger, curated the Oslo Architecture Triennale. In 2015 he was awarded the Rotterdam-Maaskant Prize. The last two years, Gielen has spent most of his time on the spin-off ‘Rotor Deconstruction’, a startup that specialises in the careful dismantling of buildings and components with reuse in mind.
D.Sc., architect Matti Kuittinen works as Senior Specialist at the Ministry of the Environment in Finland. His work is focused on the environmental impacts of buildings, green public procurement and circular economy. He has coordinated international research projects, developed new methods for carbon footprinting of buildings and designed passive houses and sustainable refugee camps as part of his practice. Kuittinen also teaches sustainable construction at Aalto University. He has spoken in numerous scientific seminars and been heard as an expert on sustainable construction in the meetings of the European Commission and in the parliaments of EU member countries.