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…

KIRA-digi

KIRA-digi In our previous projects we have developed a digital scoring system for guiding building choices based primarily on open public spatial data sets. With that data we have outlined the various concession zones for the specific planning area and designed the basic structures for the land use plans as well as produced scoring systems…

Renovation of Lappia House

Renovation of Lappia House The Lappia House is a theater, concert and congress hall, planned by Alvar Aalto, which was completed in 1975. Lappia House also included the premises of Yleisradio, a music school, a youth center, the provincial museum’s exhibition spaces and the housekeeper’s housing. The building is part of Rovaniemi’s administrative and cultural…

Kuopionlahti offices

Kuopionlahti offices Modern multi-use spaces and new meeting and restaurant facilities were designed for the North Savo Centre for Economic Development, Transport and the Environment Centre (ELY) and Finnvera. The new building was planned between the renovated state office buildings (Martti Melakari, 1954). To improve the parking arrangements, a separate parking facility was built. The…

Tillinmäki daycare centre

Tillinmäki daycare centre The Tillinmäki daycare centre is situated at the edge of a growing area of one-family houses. The building aims to provide a safe and stimulating surrounding with a distinct identity. The building opens to the vast landscape through a covered inner courtyard. The building was finished 2012 and was planned in co-operation…

Saukonlaituri City Quarter plan

Saukonlaituri City Quarter plan The Helsinki City Planning Department commissioned a reference plan based on our Helsinki Townhouse competition proposal, which received an honorary mention. The town plan, based on our original reference plan, was approved by the Urban Planning Board in December of 2010. After that the specifics of the plan changed. The coastline…

Sansinpelto daycare centre

Sansinpelto daycare centre The day-care centre was built for six groups of children (approximately 105 children). The building site is skirted by habitation and a park area. The building divides the site in two, leaving the parking on the east side and the playground on the west side of the site. The day-care centre is…

Soukka Metrostation surroundings

Soukka Metrostation surroundings The western Metro will have a station in Soukka and an improvement strategy of the stations immediate surroundings needed to be made. An idea plan – urban and functional review – serves both the metro project planning and the centre area zoning. According to the ideals of the Soukka areas construction period,…