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.
Building Permit was granted for the Lauttasaari Shopping Centre and Apartments
new design by C&J Architects will replace the old Shopping Centre with new
grocery stores, restaurants and shops. There will also be three residential buildings
with 136 private apartments. The 'Mixed-use' block will complement the
city-like image of Lauttasaarentie and create a cosy plaza in the Otavantie
intersection. The actual Shopping Centre is located on the ground floor, with an
underground parking for 220 cars. The entrance for the new metro line will also
be built on site. The project will be completed in 2017.