Finnish Environmental Institute

Type: Competition 1st Prize
Location: Helsinki, Finland
Year: 2010
Scale: 12 850 m2
Client: Senate Properties
Office

Finnish Environment Institute’s office and laboratory building creates a new addition to the area’s urban structure and townscape that tells about its users and reflects environmental values.

The timber construction’s facilities are grouped in narrow structural frames encircling covered, semi-heated interior courtyards that significantly decrease the surface area of the exterior skin and improve energy efficiency.

The structure provides excellent natural lighting conditions for workspaces. The building has the lowest energy consumption, as well as the lowest carbon dioxide emissions over a 30-year period based on energy use and its main building materials.

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JKMM Architects Finnish Environmental Institute Eco-efficient Principles
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JKMM Architects Finnish Environmental Institute Site Plan
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JKMM Architects Finnish Environmental Institute Regional Facade
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JKMM Architects Finnish Environmental Institute Facade To The North
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JKMM Architects Finnish Environmental Institute Facade To The East
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JKMM Architects Finnish Environmental Institute Facade To The West
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JKMM Architects Finnish Environmental Institute Facade To The South
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JKMM Architects Finnish Environmental Institute Level 1
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JKMM Architects Finnish Environmental Institute Level 3
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JKMM Architects Finnish Environmental Institute Section B
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JKMM Architects Finnish Environmental Institute Section A
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