Viikki, ecological living right next to the campus
Urban meets rural in Viikki. Culturally and historically valuable open fields and nature reserves provide a unique framework for living, working, science and research, studies and recreational activities.
Viikki is excellently located in the geographical centre of Helsinki, about 8 kilometres from the city centre. The heart of Viikki is the Science Park. Viikki is known for ecological housing construction both nationally and internationally.
Kivikko is a residential area very near completion located between Kontula in the east and a large outdoor recreation and exercise area in the west.
Viikki in a nutshell
- Area: 1,400 ha
- Distance to the city centre: about 8 kilometres
- Construction will last: until the mid-2010s
- Number of residents: once completed 16,000
- Students: 7,000
- Jobs: once completed 6,000
Kivikko in a nutshell
- Area: 285 ha
- Number of residents: completed 5,700
- Jobs: currently 2,500
City Excecutive Office
Ms. Ina Liljeström
ina.liljestrom (at) hel.fi
City Planning Department
Mr. Tuomas Eskola
tuomas.eskola (at) hel.fi