If Finland’s second largest city region is serious about growing its economy, Tampere will need to balance its focus between the needs of the urban economy and the high-profile construction projects for which it has become known.
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The Mall of Tripla, which was opened in Pasila, Helsinki, in 2019, is one of the largest construction projects ever launched in Finland. We sat down with five of the key designers to discuss the experiences brought along by the work.
The new Puistonmäki eldercare home in Hämeenlinna promotes the creation of communality with various kinds of shared facilities. For instance, there is a log sauna in the yard. Along with the growing number of senior citizens, sheltered housing has become an increasingly important building type.