In Finland, the regulation of construction has aimed to follow the development in society, but often with a delay. We have either drifted to making legal amendments or they have only been accomplished when the pressure for change has exceeded the endurance of society. Now the Act is renewed again – one of its objectives is the mitigation of climate change.
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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.
limate change can already be seen on the desks of all architects. Antti Lehto, who was recently appointed as Assistant Professor in Housing Design at Aalto University, looks into opportunities of architects to affect the sustainability of housing projects.