July 2010

Monday, July 12, 2010 - 13:04

Helsinki - World Design Capital 2012

Helsinki’s World Design Capital year 2012 will comprise a wide range of events and projects related to design and its manifestations.

Monday, July 12, 2010 - 13:03

Views to future Helsinki

A new book and exhibition at the Helsinki City Planning Department’s Laituri meeting place present future changes in Helsinki as former industrial sites on Helsinki’s waterfront are being developed for new uses.

Monday, July 12, 2010 - 13:02

Helsinki named the world’s third most ecological city

Helsinki ranks third in the eco-city index of the Quality of Living worldwide city rankings 2010 of Mercer. Helsinki tops the ranking among European cities.

Monday, July 12, 2010 - 13:01

Helsinki builds new city districts

The city of Helsinki will see more construction in the upcoming years than ever before in its history. Vast new building projects are pending, creating totally new city districts.

Monday, July 12, 2010 - 12:55

Architectural competition on townhouses

Jätkäsaari and Kruunuvuorenranta are among several new housing districts developed with townhouses. The Helsinki Townhouse competition provided new ideas to be used in the planning and development of the districts.