RETURNING THE HARBOUR TO THE PEOPLE
The South Harbour in Helsinki has a rich history, which is currently masked by a myriad of strictly functional spaces. This project sets out to do the obvious ? return the harbour to the PEOPLE of Finland. A few large scale shifts make room for a diverse series of small-scale, water-oriented public uses that ensure a lively space throughout the day and all the seasons. These moves together add up to creating a true Stadi Terassi or Helsinki Terrace, a place for people spilling out from the inner city, and for guests arriving from the waterside. All can find a place along the water to actively engage with its history, culture, and public life.
public space, harbour facilities, ferry terminals, market hall, museum, cultural facilities, retail, offices, housing, parking
City of Helsinki
partner in charge
Jason Hilgefort, Kris Schaasberg
Artur Borejszo , Aleksandar Hrib, Nobuki Ogasahara, Ignas Uogintas, Rene Sangers
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