Location & Facilities

The department of Design, a home for most of CoID studies is located inside the building of the School of Arts, Design and Architecture in Arabianranta, in the north-eastern part of Helsinki 25 minutes away from the city center. It’s a multifunctional space consisting of showrooms, offices, restaurants, a museum in addition to classrooms and studios.

The campus hosts many workshops and facilities for creative work:

  • wood, metal, ceramics and glass workshops
  • Aalto Fablab — an open-access digital fabrication lab that support Aalto University’s educational and research endeavours.
  • Electronics studio — a part of the FabLab that can help any Aalto people learn the basics of do-it-yourself building.
  • Media Centre Lume — one of the best equipped media production resources in European media schools.