14 09 2016

PES-Architects win competition for the Nanjing Sino-Finnish Cooperation Centre

PES-Architects have won the architectural design competition for the Sino-Finnish Economic, Trade and Cultural Cooperation and Exchange Centre in Nanjing, China.

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09 09 2016

10th annual Architects’ Football Tournament

PES-Architects joined more than 18 other offices in the 10th Annual Architect’s Football Tournament- PES Invitational 2016. Founded by PES-Architect’s in 2007 the tournament has grown from some 5 offices, to the hugely successful and anticipated event it is now. Unfortunately, PES-Architects were not able to win this year, but we congratulate APRT+NRT and thank all those who played and helped to organise the event especially Heikki Riitahuhta and the sponsors.

15 12 2015

The Wuxi Xidong pedestrian bridge opened to the public in September

The inspiring and dynamic bridge is now in regular use by local residents and commuters passing through the area. The bridge is a slender cabled stayed bridge with bamboo paving and a smooth aluminium finish connecting the two plazas on either side of the central lake for pedestrian and bicycle traffic. In the centre the bridge gently slopes down and provides a connection to a man-made island garden.

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15 10 2015

The architectural competition of the The Royal Embassy Complex of Kingdom of Saudi Arabia in Bishkek – Kyrgyzstan

PES has been awarded Second Runner-Up Award for its entry in October 2015. Henning Larsen Architects from Denmark won the competition.

01 01 2015

Ring Rail Line (Kehärata) underground stations received ”Geofantti Award” for design excellence

The Geofantti Award was given to Main Designer Arttu Suomalainen of PES on 24th September 2015. The Geofantti Award is awarded each other year by the City of Helsinki for architecturally outstanding underground spaces that improve the vitality and pleasantness of urban spaces in the Greater Helsinki area.

15 09 2015

PESARK opens a new second office in Kalasatama, Helsinki

The 450 sqm Kalasatama office located on the top floor of a newly renovated open plan office building benefits from a ca 170 sqm terrace overlooking Teurastamo (”Butchery”) and with sea views.

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01 07 2015

“Work on Progress” New West Harbour passenger terminal, Helsinki

PES-Architects design for the new West Harbour ferry terminal is proceeding at full speed. The new terminal will concentrate on traffic between Helsinki and Tallinn and is expected to open in Spring 2017, when the new Tallink ferry will start to operate. The new terminal will be a state of the art design, tailor made to serve fast traffic between the two cities. The new terminal will create a focal point for the larger development of the west harbour.

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07 07 2015

“Work on Progress” Expansion of Helsinki Airport

PES-Architects are continuing to develop the architectural design for the expansion of Helsinki Airport (Finavia). The extension will be one of the largest construction projects in Finland and is expected to require an investment of ~400 milj. Euors until 2020. The project took a major step forward with the opening of Helsinki’s ring rail line, (Kehärata), PES-Architects designed the airport station and connection, along with other stations and infrastructure.
More information can be obtained from Finavia’s website: www.finavia.fi

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01 07 2015

Ring Rail (Kehärata) Line opened to passengers on 1st July 2015

PES-Architects has been involved in one of the most significant public transport projects in the Helsinki region for more than a decade. The Helsinki kehärata light rail line opened to passengers this week. The new line provides a fundamental link between Helsinki city centre, Helsinki Airport and the rest of Finland.

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25 05 2015

Naisten kymppi / Women's Fun Run 24 05 2015

Again this year a group of cheery ladies proudly presented PES-Architects in women’s running event “Naisten Kymppi” that took place in the heart of Helsinki. The ladies’ smiles before the jog were almost as joyous as they were after. The group ran under the title PESSIMISSIT.

This works well as the kickoff for the training for the upcoming yearly PES-Football Tournament in the autumn time.

23 01 2015

Helsinki Airport, Terminal Expansion, Client Finavia Oyj

PES-Architects have commenced the schematic design of a new terminal extension at Helsinki Airport, Finland. The ~70,000 m² enlargement will extend to the west of the existing terminal T2. Terminal extension will include new wide body plane gates for mainly Asian traffic. PES-Architects is constantly working on various alterations at Helsinki airport including new retail areas and security check area in terminal T2.

Finavian projektitoimistossa suunnitellaan Helsinki - Vantaan tulevaisuutta:
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16 01 2015

The Finnish Minister of Finance visits Chengdu Icon Yunduan

Last month during an extensive visit to China, involving a delegation from a broad range of Finnish companies, the Finnish Minister of Finance Mr Antti Rinne visited the construction site of Icon Yunduan in Chengdu.

Chief Architect Tuomas Silvennoinen was present to present the project to the delegation.

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