My focus is on the strategic use of design in the context of Built Environment and Real Estate development. I established the design, consulting and coaching company coined Kompus Ltd. Kompus is your co-companion for collaborative and user-centred processes during and before building planning.
I feel passionately towards the community approach in user-centred and collaborative development. This means that I design more with the customers and users rather than for them. Read more about the various ways to collaborate with users/customers during a building planning process from my Master´s thesis “Collaboration matters – A retrospective of three user-centred building projects at Aalto University”.
Furthermore, I believe that change always creates design opportunities that we should not miss. I feel passionately towards strategic co-design and transformation design and finding out the right problem for each challenge with the right methods and tools, of course, together with different stakeholders.
I have decided to dedicate my time to sensemaking in order to support change making. To do this, I established the design, consulting and coaching company Kompus Ltd. During my time at Aalto University I focused on two things: 1) How to implement the agile, design way of thinking into the culture of organizations in order to make better decisions faster and based on the real needs and desires of the end-users? 2) How to combine strategic and service design thinking into architecture in order to make more future-ready and human-centred buildings? These are the themes I studied further in my Master´s Thesis “Collaboration matters – A retrospective of three user-centred building projects at Aalto University”.
If you got interested, let´s get in touch and talk more!
Julianna has an ability to listen carefully, awaken one´s own talent and natural strenghts, look around from different angles and take the coaching session forward with an effortless flow.
Julianna has a reflective and flexible way of handling issues that surface during the discussions. She is talented in picking up the key points to discussion, in supporting insights and she can act as a mirror for your own thoughts.
Julianna is very professional in the way she does her work. She has an ability to manage her time, ideate concepts, work with users and analyze information in an efficient way.
I would say that Julianna´s strengths are persistence and positive attitude!
The purpose of my Master´s thesis is to clarify how to involve the users and various design objectives considered throughout the planning process in architecture and building. This study revealed that a successful user-centred planning process calls for expertise in the strategic use of collaborative modes of working.
This publication will be placed into the collection of Aalto University publications as soon as it is officially accepted.
Kaupunkiympäristötalo (change management, participatory workplace development, concept and pilot) with the lead of Ritva Kokkola.
KVA ARCHITECTS / JKMM ARCHITECTS / SENATE PROPERTIES / CITY OF HELSINKI
HAUS Finnish Institute of Public Management (concept and interior design) with the lead of Suvi Hirvonen.
KVA ARCHITECTS / SENATE PROPERTIES / HAUS
VTT, Bionova (a room program/concept) with the lead of Ritva Kokkola.
KVA ARCHITECTS / SENATE PROPERTIES / AALTO UNIVERSITY CAMPUS & REAL ESTATE / VTT
Finnish Immigration service (a room program/concept) with the lead of Cecilia von Weymarn.
KVA ARCHITECTS / SENATE PROPERTIES / FINNISH IMMIGRATION SERVICES
Vision for the area with two buildings accompanied with pedagogical support for the school. Part of project planning phase. Kompus Oy.
MUNICIPALITY OF INKOO
Valteri, Tervaväylä, unit of Merikartano (room program & concept)
KVA ARCHITECTS / SENATE PROPERTIES / VALTERI
The new comprehensive school of Virrat, with Marko Kuuskorpi (pedagogical dev. & learning env.concept)
CITY OF VIRRAT / SCHOOLS OF VIRRAT
Finnish-Russian school (participatory design process, room program/concept and pilot)
KVA ARCHITECTS / SENATE PROPERTIES / OPH / FRS
University of Arts, Academy of fine arts (room program and participatory design process)
KVA ARCHITECTS / JKMM ARCHITECTS / LUJATALO OY / UNIARTS
Valteri, Mäntykangas school (room program & concept)
KVA ARCHITECTS / SENATE PROPERTIES / OPH / VALTERI
Family Centre -concept. Workplace design with service design tools. Kompus Oy.
CITY OF KAARINA
Co-creation with the service design tools: The new model of the services for the family centre (LAPE), with Et May Oy
MUNICIPALITY OF TUUSULA
Design integration into the life of Aalto Startup Center (vision with roadmap)
AALTO STARTUP CENTER / AALTO UNIVERSITY
KYKY alumni & mentor program (Improving existing service with a new concept)
AALTO UNIVERSITY / CITY OF ESPOO
OP Design method DNA -tool (concept and prototype)
AALTO UNIVERSITY / OP
Collective identity, the business school of Aalto University (part of the design team, role as a workplace consultant)
KUUDES HELSINKI / AALTO UNIVERSITY, CAMPUS & REAL ESTATE / BUSINESS SCHOOL
I have written and illustrated a book together with a principle and researcher Marko Kuuskorpi. The guide explains our approach to the learning environment development with emphasis on the early development of pedagogical visioning. The focus is on the cultural change together with the physical space development.
The book is published by the Finnish National Agency for Education. It is only in Finnish at the moment, we are looking for a publisher to make it in English.