Vaapukka kindergarten and the Marjaniemi branch of Roihuvuori primary school

Vaapukka kindergarten and the Marjaniemi branch of Roihuvuori primary school The planning of the new building for the kindergarten is based on the transforming concept of education, as well as on Helsinki city´s new pedagogical goals and design instructions. The building fits 240 kindergarten children and 100 primary school children. The physical frame for open…

Kettutie

Kettutie Three apartment blocks, an underground parking facility and a shared yard for the whole block will be built as an addition to block 43123 in western Herttoniemi. Seven buildings, as Hitas-, right of occupancy-, and rental productions, will be constructed on the plots located on a rocky slope. The roofs of the point- and…

Töölönkatu 28

Töölönkatu 28, remodelling and renovation The art-deco styled tile building, located on Töölönkatu, was completed in 1931 and functioned as a vocational education institution. The original designer of the monumental building was the architect Väinö Vähäkallio. Sibelius Academy has functioned within the building since 1982. The building consists of a main wing of six floors…

Kindergarten Veturi

Kindergarten Veturi The plot of Kindergarten Veturi is located at the end of the park network that begins at the Town hall in the centre of Tikkurila. The central area is being dramatically renewed, but still revolves around a green, sparse, suburban and layered construction where the varying scale stands out. The planning of the…

HUS-Apartments Bahamankatu 3

HUS-Apartments Bahamankatu 3 The City reserved a housing block in Jätkäsaari for Hoas, HUS and AYY. The total floor area ratio of the plot is 16 800 sq. m, which according to Helsinki City Council was distributed equally to the three organizations. Our office was commissioned to plan the constructions on HUS´s plot. A sheltered,…

Fallpakka daycare centre

Fallpakka daycare centre Fallpakka daycare centre is in Eastern Helsinki in the immediate vicinity of a historic seat farm and an ever-expanding housing area. The differences in topography on the site range up to ten meters. A challenging starting point has successfully been turned into an advantage, by pressing the building against the slope and…

Heka Ruususenrinne

Heka Ruususenrinne The rocky, sloping site was urbanized during the complementary development in Roihuvuori in the 50´s and 60´s. The site is located along the new Ruususenrinne road about half a kilometre from the Siilitie Metro station. The approximately 6500 sq. m plot is part of the residential area and consists of two separate construction…