Architect Olli Lehtovuori’s own house has for already half a century served as a laboratory for residential architecture. Its flexible floorplan based on a traditional two-room farmhouse would be applicable even today.
Keilaniemi, the hub of company headquarters situated on the border of Espoo and Helsinki, is changing from a car-dominated district to a pedestrian one. Changing ideals have materialised in the creation of a new square.
In the Helsinki capital region alone, there are currently around 50 city blocks’ worth of empty office space. On the other hand, there seems to be a constant demand for housing. Under what preconditions are office spaces converted into apartments?