IsoKristiina Grand Opening
The first commercial opening of IsoKristiina Shopping
Centre in Lappeenranta is due next Thursday May 7th 2015
at 10 am.
The biggest commercial construction site in Southeast
Finland is now nearly completed. Rest of the shops including a cinema will open
after the summer. The City Theatre on the upper floors is a separate project
due to open next January.
On completion the Shopping Centre will be
the biggest in the region; with roughly 70 shops, indoor parking for 550 cars,
restaurant capacity for 1000 customers and 4 cinema theatres.
Gross area of 78 000 square metres, and a total investment of 130
The construction of Pajuniityntie 3 housing project has begun
Pajuniityntie 3 is a housing project of two apartment buildings in Haaga, Helsinki. The project will include 102 mostly one and two bedroom apartments. Facades with red brick facade tiles join the new buildings to the old Haaga surroundings. The bigger building will shelter the smaller one and inner courtyard surroundings from the Hämeenlinnanväylä motorway noise. The housing block will complete the urban Haaga facade to the Hämeenlinnanväylä and form a landmark visible for drivers approaching Helsinki. The project will be completed in 2016.
Siilitie Metro Station awarded with the Rose for Building honorary mention
Siilitie Metro Station was awarded with the annual Rose for Building 2014 (Rakentamisen ruusu) honorary mention in new buildings category by City of Helsinki Building Control Commission.
Merihelmi construction completed
Merihelmi is an 18 apartment housing
association in Herttoniemenranta, just by the sea. It consists of two dwelling
houses with both two-storied terraced houses and low-rise apartments. There is
a common room and a sauna section, as well as a clear view to Tullisaarenselkä
and Suomenlinna. A tin plate casing covers the block yard on the outside, but
has a wooden outlook from within. The zigzag-like passages within the
properties offer a varied and intimite set of views to residents, in which the
difference in levels implemented by the retaining walls and planting bring
VR Group Headquarters
The C&J plan for the new VR Group head offices building in Pasila gains a lot of attention in national media. VR Group plans to move its headquarters located at Helsinki's Central Railway Station to new premises near the Pasila and Ilmala stations. The headquarters of the Pohjolan Liikenne bus company will also be located in the same site.
VR Group - Head offices to move away from railway station
Helsingin Sanomat - VR muuttaa pois Helsingin maamerkistä
Building Permit was granted for the new Senior House in Munkkiniemi
The Senior House will include 71 one and two
bedroom apartments that will complement the Saga Service Housing nearby. It
includes an atrium with skylights and wintergarden, a sauna section and a
roof terrace on the top floor. Residents will be able to order living and
care services from the Saga Service Housing, which will be adjoined to the new
building. Helsinki City Authorities: "The design shows themes of fresh
modern architecture." The new building will most likely rise to be a
landmark for its high location. It will be the first building at the end
of the Turunväylä highway visible for drivers arriving to Helsinki.