Virtual art intervention highlights Helsinki Design Week

September 3, 2020

Aleksanterinkatu, one of the busiest shopping streets in the Finnish capital, will serve as a backdrop for a colourful and immersive virtual design experience co-created by Virtual Helsinki and Helsinki Design Week, the largest design festival in the Nordics.

Tampere invites ideas for new museum building

September 2, 2020

The City of Tampere has launched an architectural competition for designing a new building for the downtown-bound Sara Hildén Art Museum.

DAILY BRIEF: Forest flavours, edtech support, IoT, digital media, trademarks and sustainable building

August 27, 2020

All the daily Finnish business news that works: Goodio, Finnish edtech, Wapice, Fiare, TrademarkNow, Fortum and Aalto University make headlines.

DAILY BRIEF: Shopping heats up, automation, digital marketing, energy industry and city squares

August 26, 2020

All the daily Finnish business news that works: Citycon, Cimcorp, Liana Technologies, Wärtsilä and the City of Helsinki make headlines.

Helsinki to launch international competition for major downtown re-development

August 26, 2020

The City of Helsinki has announced an architectural competition for the re-development of two squares in the vicinity of Helsinki Central Station, Elielinaukio and Asema-aukio.

Finnish project to break ground on carbon-neutral construction

June 8, 2020

Tampere University and VTT Technical Research Centre of Finland are bringing together players from the construction industry to quantify and control the carbon dioxide emissions of buildings as part of a project called Build4Clima.

DAILY BRIEF: Sea spa, finance, copper mining, gluten-free barley and children’s haven

June 2, 2020

All the daily Finnish business news that works: Fellow Finance, Outotec, Nordic Urban, Golden Malt and Finnish children’s rights make headlines.

Allas Sea Pool swelling up overseas

November 5, 2019

Finnish development company Töölö Urban is floating plans to build a duplicate of its marine spa and culture hub, Allas Sea Pool, in Oslo, Norway.

The daily brief: 5 June 2019

June 5, 2019

All the daily Finnish business news that works: Iso Omena, Aalto University, FLEXOUND – The Augmented Audio Company, and industrial 5G AI-pilot in Finland make headlines.

ALA Architects wins new library project in Lyon

March 18, 2019

Finnish company ALA Architects has won a competition to design the new learning centre of Université Lumière Lyon II in France. 

Finns tackle urbanisation in Nepal

January 17, 2019

VTT Technical Research Centre of Finland and Helin & Co Architects are working on a project to design a new sustainable urban area for half a million people in the Kathmandu Valley.