Published in 5/2023 - Tune Up


Six Lessons from Jyrkkälä

Pekka Hänninen

The new solar panels adorn the western facades of two buildings. Seating was placed along Jyrkkälänpolku, the thoroughfare running through the area. Photo: Pekka Hänninen

The Turku district of Jyrkkälä shows that a problem neighbourhood of the 1960s and 1970s can be renovated in a sustainable way rather than being demolished.

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