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  • Data Obscura panel debate

    SPIN Unit will take part in Data Obscura, the Signal Noise opening panel debate in London. Signal Noise, the data design studio forming part of The Economist Group, explores the relationship between…

  • Urban metamorphology in Finnish Architecture Review

    An article written by Damiano Cerone and Panu Lehtovuori on Urban metaMorphology appeared in the Finnish Architecture Review: Locations are no longer popular simply by being geographically central; they also need to be…

    Lõpetamata linn/City unfinished

    We released a research report for the Estonian Academy of Arts on the metamorphology of pre-fabricated housing districts in Tallinn: Social dynamics are not exclusively determined by the morphology of a placebut…

  • Interview: the effects of social networks on urban life

    We sat for an interview with ITMO University News on how social media and their users’ social networks have an effect on urban life, and how exploring these factors can enhance planners’ understanding…

  • Revealing the city through art and science: SPIN Unit on Deep Baltic

    A new interview on Deep Baltic where we talk about the way we look at city and how we developed the SPIN Unit model: We are interested in margins and alternative behaviours. What…

  • Baltigram on CityMetric

    An interview on CityMetric by Aliide Naylor featuring the Baltigram project: “What we try to do here is find the pictures in their spatial context. So we study the pictures in the city,…

  • Mapping the Baltic capitals through Instagram selfies

    The Baltigram SPIN Unit project being discussed on Deep Baltic, an online magazine on travel and culture articles relating to Estonia, Latvia, and Lithuania. What can Instagram say about culture? An even better…

  • Visualizing Cities

    One of our research reports, “A Sense of Place: Exploring the potentials and possible uses of Location Based Social Network Data for urban and transportation planning in Turku City Centre”, was selected for…

  • SPIN Unit on FreeState

    FreeState published a brief article on our project Baltigram. Hearing this I am reminded that in an age where we now value desirable experience over physical things, we must measure and understand…

    Parellel Cities featured on Topos

    Combining art and science to visualise Talsinki, the Tallinn-Helsinki twin city region: an imaginary map series for “Parallel Cities” by Jörn Frenzel and Regina Viljasaar. Featured in Topos 94/2016, 104-109 (2016), ISBN: 9783766722225.