Refurbishment

VTT Technical Research centre of Finland Ltd, Valimo

Name VTT Technical Research centre of Finland Ltd, Valimo Description Development and city planning Year 2006 Size br-m² 1 800 The building was designed by Alvar Aalto in 1955 as VTT’s laboratory for mountain engineering. The extension from 1960 is also designed by Aalto, and the 1988 alterations were designed by Alvar Aalto & Co. …

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Brewery restaurant

Name Brewery restaurant Description Renovation and newbuild Client City of Helsinki Year 2013 Size br-m² 1000 In the 1820s, a merchant named Petter Brofelt commissioned the construction of a new stone building on Esplanadi, in the Sarvikuono block (Finnish for rhinoceros). The ground floor housed Brofelt’s shop with private living quarters above it. The building …

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Leijonakorttelin ravintola

Name Leijonakorttelin ravintola Description Newbuild and renovation Client City of Helsinki Year 2015 Size br-m² 620 In the “Torikorttelit” area, which consists of the three oldest blocks in the heart of Helsinki, premises previously used by the city administration were transformed into open spaces for city residents. Today, the Savotta Restaurant operates on the ground floor of …

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Kluuvi office space

Name Kluuvi office space Description Conversion Year 2016 Size br-m² 200 The former Kluuvi Gallery, designed by Professor Aarno Ruusuvuori, is located in the Uschakoff merchant house. Originally completed in 1816, the building, designed by Pehr Granstedt, is protected in the town plan. It was converted for Helsinki City’s administrative use in the 1960s.When the …

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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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Eastern Pasila Solwers Circular Economy Block

Name Eastern Pasila Solwers Circular Economy Block Description Offices and apartments Client Solwers Year 2021 Size br-m² 12 000 The building block is bordered by Asemapäällikönkatu, Junailijanaukio, Junailijankatu and Sähköttäjänkatu in Itä-Pasila and consists of two attached buildings with a common two-storey parking garage that covers the entire block area. The building complex was finalized …

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