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2020

May 20, 2020

West Metro Received Nordic Lighting Design Award 2020

Länsimetro (West Metro) has received the 2020 Nordic Lighting Design Award. Projects eligible for the Nordic Lighting Design Award are the national winners from Denmark, Finland, Iceland, Norway and Sweden from the past two years.

Feb 14, 2020

Deck Park in REDI Kalasatama Centre Awarded 2019 Environmental Structure of the Year

The entry for REDI Kalasatama Centre won an international design-build competition in 2010. Part of the plan was an outline of a deck park placed on the roof of the commercial centre. The park in its completed form has now been chosen as 2019 Environmental Structure of the Year (Vuoden ympäristörakenne 2019).

2019

Feb 27, 2019

Helin & Co Designs Metsä Pavilion for the 2020 Olympic Games in Tokyo

Helin & Co Architects is designing a wooden Metsä pavilion to be used during the 2020 Olympic Games in Tokyo. The pavilion will rise to the site of the Finnish Embassy in Japan, which is centrally located in Tokyo near the Roppongi district.

Jan 10, 2019

Primary-Stingy Block of Flats Awarded in World Architecture News Awards

The “Primary-Stingy Block of Flats” designed by Helin & Co Architects has received Highly Commended award in the Affordable Housing category in WAN-Awards 2018, one of the largest international architecture awards. The awards aim to promote and celebrate the latest in architectural schemes. The award ceremony was held in London last November.

2018

Aug 6, 2018

Kalasatama Health and Well-being Centre Received ICONIC AWARDS 2018: Innovative Architecture – Winner Award

Kalasatama Health and Well-being Centre has been awarded again, this time in Winner category of the ICONIC AWARDS 2018: Innovative Architecture. Originally established on the initiative of the German Bundestag, the German Design Council is tasked with honouring good design and thus enhancing the quality of life in our society.

Jun 27, 2018

Kalasatama Health and Well-being Centre by Helin & Co Architects Shortlisted for World Architecture Festival Award

Kalasatama Health and Well-being Centre has yet again gained international recognition, having been shortlisted for an award in 2018 World Architecture Festival in the category Health - Completed Buildings. Kalasatama Health and Well-being centre recently received the European Healthcare Design 2018 Highly Commended Award in London.

Jun 20, 2018

Kalasatama Health and Well-being Centre Received European Healthcare Design – Highly Commended Award

Kalasatama Health and well-being centre received European Healthcare Design – Highly Commended Award. The awards aim to make a significant contribution towards the development of knowledge and standards in the design of healthcare environments around the world. The European Healthcare Design Congress is organised yearly by Architects for Health and SALUS Global Knowledge Exchange.

May 14, 2018

Kalasatama Health and Well-being Centre Shortlisted for European Healthcare Design Award

The awards are organised by Architects for Health and SALUS Global Knowledge Exchange, and will be presented at an illustrious ceremony during the final session of the European Healthcare Design 2018 Congress & Exhibition on 12 June. The awards make a significant contribution towards the development of knowledge and standards in the design of healthcare environments around the world.

Apr 17, 2018

Helin & Co Designs a City of over Half a Million Inhabitants in Nepal

Helin & Co Architects will design an urban area of about 50 square kilometres for 500 000–700 000 inhabitants in Kathmandu Valley in Nepal. The area lies on the northern side of Bhaktapur, the old capital of the country and a UNESCO world heritage site.

Feb 5, 2018

Working Ways Have Been Revamped in the New Kalasatama Health and Well-being Centre

Warm atmosphere, clarity, lots of daylight, novel functionality and, above all, user perspective instead of institutional look and exhausting corridors. These are themes that the designers of the Kalasatama Health and Well-being Centre mulled over when they started work on the new building at Helin & Co Architects, commissioned by the City of Helsinki.