Month: November 2022

Merikatu 5

Name Merikatu 5 Description Renovation and extension Client Punainen risti Year 2019 Size br-m² 5501 Merikatu 5 is located on the shoreline in Ullanlinna, Helsinki. Constructed in 1925, the building originally provided employment housing for the officer families of the White Guard higher cadre. The building, designed by Frosterus & Gripenberg Architects, demonstrates 1920s classicism …

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Rettig headquarters renovation

Name Rettig headquarters renovation Description Design in collaboration with Rune & Berg interior architects Client Rettig Group Ltd Year 2019 Size br-m² 3220 The building is located along the Boulevard street, which is a nationally significant built cultural environment. The interior of the building was completely renovated in 1988 according to the plans of Professor …

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Suomi-building

Name Suomi-building Description Office and commercial building, Renovation Client TMW Pramerica Year 2011 Size br-m² 17 500 The building, based on the winning entry by Onni Tarjante and Armas Lindgren in an architectural competition, was completed in 1911 as a life insurance company’s (Henkivakuutusyhtiö Suomi) head office in Finland. The building is protected in the …

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Learning centre Aleksandria

Name Learning centre Aleksandria Description University of Helsinki Year 2005 Size br-m² 5 500 The new Alexandria university building is a paradise for e-learning with 700 workstations reserved for students. A colourful new addition creates a gateway between the existing Porthania and University of Helsinki Student Library, forming an enclosed, weatherproof connection network between the …

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Kamppi centre

Name Kamppi centre Description Public transportation terminals, Kamppi Branding 2022 Client City of Helsinki Year 2006- Size br-m² 55 000 The underground terminals are part of a proposal prepared by SRV Viitoset Oy’s design team for the Kamppi implementation and tender competition, organized by the City of Helsinki. The authors of the plan were Arkkitehtitoimisto …

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Pisara, Töölö station, Helsinki

Name Siltasaarenportti Description Realisation design Year 2017 Size br-m² 35500 The design task focuses on the northern and southern parts of the Pisara metro line and a station for the Töölö area. The Töölö station is located in a nationally significant built cultural environment. Project scope included all underground facilities and connections to the station. …

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Arppeanum, prime minister’s office

Name Arppeanum, prime minister’s office Description Renovation Client Senate Properties Year 2015 Size br-m² 4100 The Arppeanum property (Snellmaninkatu 3) was built by the University of Helsinki (then Imperial Alexander University) and designed in 1869 by architect Carl Albert Edelfelt. The façade is based on the 19th-century northern German circular arch style and features references …

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