Published in 1/2019 - Urbanity
Architects Tuukka Vuori, Eliisa Rintanen, Veikko OjanlatvaLocation Kustaa Vaasan tie 4, HelsinkiGross Area 14 810 m2Completion 2018
Photos Tuomas Uusheimo
The development of new housing concepts has taken place almost solely according to the conditions of construction companies, seeking to gain cost savings, criticises Kristo Vesikansa.
Aino Niskanen interviewed Raili Pietilä in autumn 2002. The interview began during a lecture trip to the United States and was brought to a conclusion at Raili Pietilä’s home in Helsinki.
Helsinki’s urban centre expands with dense perimeter blocks. The residential block in Sompasaari, designed by Anttinen Oiva Architects, is one of the more successful examples.