Publications & projects

Publications

2015

Luusua, A. Pihlajaniemi, H., & Ylipulli, J. (forthcoming) Northern Urban Lights: Emplaced Experiences of Adaptive Urban Lighting. In Architecture and Interaction, Springer, London.

Luusua, A., Ylipulli, J., Kukka, H., & Ojala, T. (forthcoming) Experiencing the Hybrid City: Experiences of ubiquitous computing technologies in public urban places. In Richards. G. (ed.) The SAGE Handbook of New Urban Studies, SAGE, London.

Luusua, A., Ylipulli, J., Jurmu, M. Pihlajaniemi, H. Markkanen, P. & Ojala, T. (2015) Evaluation Probes. In Proceedings of CHI’15: The ACM CHI Conference on Human Factors in Computing Systems, Seoul, Korea.

2014

Ylipulli J., Luusua A., Kukka H. & Ojala T. (2014): Winter is Coming: Introducing Climate Sensitive Urban Computing. In Proceedings of DIS ’14: of Conference on Designing Interactive Systems. Vancouver, Canada, 21.–25.6.2014.

Foth M., Heikkinen T., Ylipulli J., Luusua A., Satchell C. & Ojala T. (2014): UbiOpticon: Participatory Sousveillance with Urban Screens and Mobile Phone Cameras. In Proceedings of PerDis ’14: The International Symposium on Pervasive Displays, Copenhagen, Denmark.

Pihlajaniemi, H., Luusua, A., Markkanen, P., Herneoja, A., & Pentikäinen, V. Experiencing Adaptive Retail Lighting in a Real-World Pilot. In Proc. Experiencing Light 2014, 90-93.

Kukka, H. & Luusua, A. & Ylipulli, J. & Suopajärvi, T. & Kostakos, V. & Ojala, T. (2014) From Cyberpunk to Calm Urban Computing: Exploring the Role of Technology in the Future Cityscape. Technological Forecasting and Social Change, Vol. 83, 29-42.

2013

Luusua, A. & Ylipulli, J. & Ojala, T. (2013) Situated Displays vs. Municipal WiFi: Comparing the Interactivity of Two Public Infrastructures. Experiencing Interactivity  in Public Spaces 2013 workshop, CHI ’13 Paris, France, 26.-27.4.2013.

Pihlajaniemi, H. & Luusua, A. & Teirilä, M. & Österlund, T. & Tanska, T. (2012) Experiencing Interactive and Participatory Urban Lighting Through LightStories. In Proceedings of the 4th Media Architecture Biennale Conference: Participation, 65-74.

Luusua, A. (2013) Designing Objects, Designing Interactions. New approaches in Architecture and Ubiquitous Computing. In Proceedings of the 3rd National Architectural Symposium, 111-121. University of Oulu, Department of Architecture Publications A58.

2012

Pihlajaniemi, H & Osterlund, T. & Luusua, A. & Tanska, T. (2012) LightStories: Designing and Evaluating Interactive and Participatory Urban Lighting. DIS’14: Designing Interactive Systems 2012 workshop, Newcastle UK. Workshop paper.

Presentations

Luusua, A. & Ylipulli, J. City-Dwellers as Content creators and audiences in public urban places. Crossroads in Cultural Studies 2014, Tampere, Finland. 1. –4.2014.

Ylipulli, J. & Luusua, A. Winter is Coming: Introducing Climate-Sensive Computing. The ACM conference on Designing Interactive Systems in 2014. 21. –15.6.2014.

Ylipulli, J. & Luusua, A. Lepäävät läppärit ja hyytyvät älypuhelimet. Pohjoisen ilmaston vaikutus teknologian käytön rytmeihin. Annual Conference of Sociology. Rovaniemi, Finland, 27.-28.3.2014.

Luusua, A. & Ylipulli, J. & Ojala, T. (2013) Situated Displays vs. Municipal WiFi: Comparing the Interactivity of Two Public Infrastructures. EIPS 2013 workshop, CHI ’13 Paris.

Luusua, A. Digital Cities Model. Towards evaluating digitally augmented urban spaces. At the 4th National Architectural Symposium 26.10.2012, Helsinki.

Pihlajaniemi, H. & Luusua, A. & Teirilä, M. & Österlund, T. & Tanska, T. (2012) Experiencing Interactive and Participatory Urban Lighting Through LightStories. In Proceedings of the 4th Media Architecture Biennale Conference: Participation, 65-74.

Luusua, A. Digital Cities Model. Towards evaluating digitally augmented urban spaces. At the 4th National Architectural Symposium 26.10.2012, Helsinki.

Pihlajaniemi, H & Osterlund, T. & Luusua, A. & Tanska, T. (2012) LightStories: Designing and Evaluating Interactive and Participatory Urban Lighting. Designing Interactive Systems 2012, Newcastle UK.

Luusua, A. Designing Objects, Designing Interactions. New approaches in Architecture and Ubiquitous Computing. At the 3rd National Architectural Symposium 11.11.2011, Oulu.

Projects

I am employed at the Oulu School of Architecture as a Doctoral Student, where I teach in the area of History of Architecture and Restoration Studies.

I have also been employed in many research projects, including:

UBI Metrics. Academy of Finland. 2011-2014. 18 months.

reaxity: Future city as open mixed reality space. TEKES. 2014. 1,5 months.

SparkSpace. TEKES Ubicom programme. 2013. 4 months.

Adaptive Urban Lighting. Academy of Finland. 2011. 2 months.

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