LafargeHolcim Foundation Prize Winning Projects in Sustainable Construction

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Medium rise timber office building in low-to-no carbon emissions district

The new headquarters of SITRA, the Finnish innovation fund, is part of an inner-city building complex that augments the urban redevelopment of the former Jätkäsaari docklands in Helsinki.

The aim for the entire building complex is to establish a “sustainable living” and “low-to-no carbon emission” performance through participatory planning and design methods.

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“Inspired driver of sustainability”
Finnish project receives Acknowledgement prize
“Achieving the aspired principles of transferability, transparency and inventiveness” – Holcim Awards Jury
Project Entry 2011 for Region Europe
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Helsinki, Finland
Acknowledgement prize 2011
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