Aalto central campus

The central plaza will become the focal point of the campus, surrounded by the new Aalto University building, metro station and the existing key buildings by Alvar Aalto.

Aalto central campus

Description:

An extension to the Aalto University campus, originally designed by architect Alvar Aalto for the Helsinki University of Technology. Verstas’ design creates a new plaza in the heart of Otaniemi. Surrounded by the central buildings of the original campus and the main functions of the extension, it will be the central meeting point of the area.

The buildings currently under construction comprise the new Väre building used by the Aalto University School of Arts, Design and Architecture, the adjacent Metro Centre with its commercial services and the main entrance to the metro station as well as the new building for the Aalto University School of Business.

The master plan also includes further buildings in the close proximity for both the University and VTT, the Technical Research Centre of Finland.

Related projects:
Aalto University Väre Building
Otaniemi Metro Centre

Status:

Open competition 2013, 1st prize. In progress.

Program:

Aalto University central campus area, >80000 m2

Location:

Otaniemi, Espoo, Finland

Client:

Aalto University Properties, Senaatti Properties

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