Architects Soini & Horto Ltd wins architectural competition for a hotel in Kalasatama

20.12.2016
Architects Soini & Horto Ltd wins architectural competition for a hotel in Kalasatama

Architects Soini & Horto has won a limited invited architectural competition organised by SRV, City of Helsinki and Finnish Association of Architects (SAFA) with a competition work named as ”Hila”. The hotel will be located on a plot connected to REDI.

The purpose of the competition was to find a high-class hotel building with a fresh touch and that fits seamlessly into its’ surroundings in Kalasatama and next to REDI. The planned capacity of the hotel is 200–250 rooms with a restaurant and a café.

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The competition rules of the Finnish Association of Architects (SAFA) were adhered to in the architectural competition. Four architectural offices were asked to enter the invited competition: Architects Soini & Horto Ltd, Tengblom Eriksson Architects Ltd, Helin&Co Architects and Arkkitehtitoimisto K2S Oy.

The jury consisted of SRV’s Executive Vice President Timo Nieminen and REDI Project Director Juhani Katko, Architect Salla Hoppu and Project Manager Tuomas Hakala of the Helsinki City Planning Department, and Architect Mikko Heikkinen, of Arkkitehtuuritoimisto Heikkinen-Komonen Oy, an expert member selected in collaboration with the competition participants.

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DESIGNERS
Sami Horto, Architect SAFA
Kalle Ukonlinna, Architect
Matti Pirttimäki, Architect SAFA
Teemu Asikainen, Postgraduate student
Jari Pakarinen, 3D Artist

ASSISTANTS
Stefan Oschner, Architect
Teemu Vuori, Architect
Francois Duchastel, Architect
Kustaa Lahtinen, Technical Assistant

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