October 2010

Monday, October 25, 2010 - 16:09

Uutela Channel in Vuosaari is the Environmental Structure of the Year

Uutela Channel flowing through the new Aurinkolahti district in Helsinki has been awarded as the Environmental Structure of the Year. 

Thursday, October 21, 2010 - 09:05

Wigwam wins architectural competition for day care centre and school

The day care centre-comprehensive school complex in Kalasatama will be built in two phases. The first phase, scheduled for completion in 2014, will comprise the day care centre and facilities for the first and second grades.

Tuesday, October 5, 2010 - 12:39

Web presentation in English of new Helsinki neighbourhoods

On these web pages the City of Helsinki presents development areas to an international public.

September 2010

Thursday, September 23, 2010 - 11:37

Oil tanks to be transformed for business in Kruunuvuorenranta

Kruunuvuorenranta, a site for oil harbor operations for the past 90 years, will be turned into a residential area for 10,000 inhabitants with jobs for about 1,000, slated for completion by the mid-2020s.

Tuesday, September 21, 2010 - 08:52

Competition: Design street in business district Herttoniemi

The project is part of the World Design Capital Helsinki 2012 effort to expand the scope of the Design Year outside the city centre and to places traditionally not associated with design.

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.