JKMM Archtects designed a new head office for Kesko Corporation in Kalasatama, Helsinki. The activity-based environment encourages encounters between the employees – and the building itself also positions itself to encounter the new city district being built around it.
Completed last year in Fuzhou, the cultural centre consists of five main functions: an opera house, concert hall, multifunctional hall, cinema and exhibition hall. Pekka Salminen, professor and architect, tells about the project and the activities of PES-Architects in China.
Kalasatama Electricity Substation provides electricity to approximately 20,000 people in the Kalasatama, Kulosaari, and Suvilahti districts in Helsinki, yet also aims to create an inviting space for the citizens – with a surrounding metal wall designed for graffiti art.
3XN is one of the best-known Danish architectural firms in the world. What kind of approach to architecture anf business lies behind the firm's international expansion?
Since the summer of 2019, Matti Kuittinen has held a new and rare title – Professor of Resource-Efficient Construction and Environmental Impacts.