Admission of participants to the quality and concept competition and appointment of the chairman of the jury

Head of the City of Helsinki Urban Environment Division has accepted the following parties, previously as conditionally accepted, as participants in the Makasiiniranta quality and concept competition:

  • AALTO Development,  Shigeru Ban Architects, LMA, Maisema-arkkitehtitoimisto NÄKYMÄ Oy, Sitowise
  • Elävä Eteläsatama (Ålandsbanken, Arkkitehdit Tommila, Arkkitehdit Rudanko + Kankkunen, A-insinöörit, VSU)

The other previously conditionally accepted competitors did not provide the requested additional information within the given deadline, so their application will be rejected.

At the same time, the Head of the Urban Environment Division decided to appoint Mayor Juhana Vartiainen as chairman of the jury for the competition.

More details (in Finnish) found here.

All the design groups accepted into the competition are now:

  • AALTO Development,  Shigeru Ban Architects, LMA, Maisema-arkkitehtitoimisto NÄKYMÄ Oy, Sitowise
  • Elävä Eteläsatama (Ålandsbanken, Arkkitehdit Tommila, Arkkitehdit Rudanko + Kankkunen, A-insinöörit, VSU)
  • Foster + Partners, Maanlumo and Ramboll with Hines Nordics
  • HGR Property Partners, PES-Architects, VSU, WSP, Sweco
  • Konsortium Gran, K2S Architecs, White Arkitekter, Ramboll, HTJ
  • Merellinen Helsinki 2030, JKMM, Loci, Ramboll
  • NCC Property Development Oy ja NCC Suomi Oy (NCC, Arkkitehdit Soini & Horto, AOR Arkkitehdit, MASU Planning, Destia, Ramboll Finland, Salsa Concept)
  • Skanska CDF Oy ja Skanska Talonrakennus Oy (Skanska Talonrakennus, Arkkitehtitoimisto ALA, SLA S/A, Sitowise
  • South Harbour (NREP, SRV, Anttinen Oiva Arkkitehdit, Nomaji maisema-arkkitehdit, Sitowise)