Heritage 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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Backas Manor

Name Backas Manor Description Manor restaurant, Renovation Client SOK Year 2017 Size br-m² 650 Backas is an old horse farm formed from two estates in the 17th century. The current main building of the farm, built in the 19th century, is a nationally significant built cultural environment and the entire area of the manor is …

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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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