Pohjoisranta Housing

Helsinki, Finnland
Foto © Asko Takala
Architekten
Kirsti Sivén & Asko Takala
Adresse
Pohjoisranta 2, 00170 Helsinki, Finnland
Jahr
1996
Team
Kirsti Sivén, Kristiina Timonen, Stefan Vara

Two apartment buildings redefine a significant avenue corner, on the site of a former tobacco factory. A careful study of the infill site resulted in an elegantly proportioned composition, which meets the demands of the quality-conscious residents, as well as the historical seafront cityscape. The project entailed a great deal of balancing between contemporary demands, respect for the existing setting, and the requirements of the town plan. In an area representing a layered architectural history of Helsinki, the design does not imitate its surroundings, nor shout out its presence.

The buildings contain 16 apartments, some on two levels, with an average floor area of 133m². Business premises are also located on the street level.

The project was presented in the Finland Builds 8 Exhibition in the Museum of Finnish Architecture.

Dazugehörige Projekte

  • Passerelle, Raststätte Werdenberg
    Walter Bieler AG
  • Projektwettbewerb Campus Motel NTB
    FELIX PARTNER Architektur und Design
  • Volksschule Maria Grün
    BERKTOLD WEBER Architekten
  • Stereokitchen
    Paul Kaloustian Architect
  • Cyprus New Museum
    Paul Kaloustian Architect

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