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…

Kastelholm Castle

Kastelholm Castle Kastelholm Castle is the last of the four largest castles in Finland to be restored, and our office has been involved in the planning for about three decades. Renovation and restoration would prevent the castle from weakening, making the castle suited for general usage through museums, while increasing the attraction of its entire…

Maunula daycare centre

Maunula daycare centre The Maunula children’s day-care centre, designed by the Architectural office Viljo Rewell and Keijo Petäjä in 1952, is protected by a town plan. In 2012 The City of Helsinki Real Estate Department commissioned us to plan a complete renovation of the building. Our work began with mapping out the scale and objectives…

Helsinki City Theatre

Helsinki City Theatre The Helsinki City Theatre is planned by Timo Penttilä and is considered to be one of the milestones of modern Finnish architecture. The original part was completed in 1967 and the extension, Studio Elsa, in 1989. The planning work is carried out in accordance with the requirements for building protection that the…

Hanken School of Economics

Hanken School of Economics The renovation of Hanken School of Economics has attracted international attention as a textbook example of a renovation of postwar architecture. The philosophy behind the renovation was to divide the interior into zones. The building services were brought up to date in all of these zones. The first zone consisted of public…

TKK Mellin Hall

TKK Mellin Hall TKK’s main building is one of Alvar Aalto’s main projects, and the 600-seat Mellin hall we planned is linked to the existing lecture hall group. The new part follows the main building’s material line: granite stone, bronze and crossed black granite. In the new section, a new theme for the building was…