Verstas wins in Arabia

Verstas’ entry “Kilta” wins shared first prize in Arabia 135 architecture competition for the renewal of historic Arabia factory area in Helsinki.

Arabia 135 is a significant urban infill project in Helsinki. The old factory area will house apartments, offices, retail premises and services including Arabia-library, Metropolia University of Applied Sciences, Pop & Jazz Conservatory and Lume Media Centre. The invited competition was organized by Varma Mutual Pension Insurance Company.

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