Heritage Building

Kela

Name Kela’s Main Office Building Description Renovation Client Kela, the Social Insurance Institution of Finland Year 2024- Size br-m² 26 390 br-m2 The Social Insurance Institution (Kela) is considered one of Alvar Aalto’s most successful works. Recognizing its profound importance and the need for preservation, Kela has embarked on a thorough renovation project aimed at […]

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Lahti City Hall

Name Lahti City Hall Description Renovation and Extension Client City of Lahti Year 2020-2023 Size br-m² 5315 The comprehensive renovation of the Lahti City Hall, designed by Eliel Saarinen and completed in 1912, included repair construction, conservation, and spaces to be modernized. The exterior of the building, including its architectural details, is fully protected. The

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Kuopio Museum Exterior

Kuopio Museum

Name Kuopio Museum Description Renovation and extension, Invited competition win 2017  Client City of Kuopio, Tilapalvelut  Year 2020 Size br-m² 4500 Kuopio Museum Extension Creates a New Cultural Quarter  The project includes the renovation and expansion of the listed Kuopio Museum, completed in 1907, and the connection of the museum complex to the adjacent Kuopio

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Wuorio Building, Unioninkatu 30

Name Wuorio Building, Unioninkatu 30 Description Renovation and extension Client Schroder Investment Management/Trevian Asset Management Year 2020 Size br-m² 5 270 br-m2 Originally constructed in the 1830s for residential and commercial use, Unioninkatu 30 was modernized in 1909 by architect Herman Gesellius. The building housed decorative painter Salomo Wuorio’s wallpaper and carpet shop for nearly

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Clarion congress center Makasiini L2

Name Clarion congress center Makasiini L2 Description Congress centre Client Arthur Buchardt Year 2016 Size br-m² 8500 The listed harbour magazine L2 was converted to an event and convention space for 2000 guests. The originally unheated warehouse building and its existing building structure was ideal for the convention use. It allowed the architects to maintain

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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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