Client: Posiva Oy Extent: 400 000 m³ excavation volume, 437 m deep Responsibilities: Principal design, architectural design, rock engineering, structural design, and building information modelling (BIM)
Spent nuclear fuel is packed into disposal canisters at the encapsulation plant. The canisters are then transported by a lift to the underground repository.
Thorough preparation and implementation will ensure the safety of final disposal. The final disposal of spent nuclear fuel is projected to begin in the 2020s and to continue for nearly one hundred years. The construction licence was granted in November 2015.
Client: Länsimetro Oy Extent: 21 km long, 13 new stations
Continuation of the metro in the Helsinki metropolitan area from Ruoholahti east to Espoo via Lauttasaari.
The first phase consists of a 14-kilometre rail line from Ruoholahti to Matinkylä, including eight new stations. Koivusaari and Lauttasaari stations are located in Helsinki. Keilaniemi, Aalto University, Tapiola, Urheilupuisto, Niittykumpu, and Matinkylä stations are in Espoo.
The second phase will extend the metro from Matinkylä to Kivenlahti with seven kilometres of rail line and five new stations located at Finnoo, Kaitaa, Soukka, Espoonlahti, and Kivenlahti.
The entire West Metro extension is projected to be complete in 2020.
Client: HKR-Rakennuttaja Extent: 115 000 m³ excavation volume, 1146 m long Responsibilities: Overall design responsibility – principal, architectural, rock engineering, and structural design as well as fire, HVACE, geotechnical, landscape design, road and traffic design and fire engineering design
Client: Erottajan pysäköintilaitos Oy Extent: 59 000 m³ excavation volume, 450-car parking capacity Responsibilities: Principal, architectural, rock engineering, structural, and fire safety design
Voted the best underground parking facility in a 2007 user inquiry (arranged by ROCKPLAN) concerning underground facilities in Helsinki. Users were especially satisfied with the facility’s cleanliness, lighting, sense of security, dryness and efficiency.
Client: Helsinki Housing Production Department Extent: 43 000 m³ excavation volume, 336-car parking capacity Responsibilities: Overall design responsibility – principal, architectural, rock engineering, and structural design as well as fire safety and HVACE design
Client: Huhmarisvaaran Loma Oy Extent: 2000 m³ excavation volume Responsibilities: Overall design responsibility – principal, architectural, structural, and rock engineering design as well as fire safety and HVACE design
Client: Municipality of Leppävirta Extent: 55 000 m³ excavation volume Responsibilities: Principal, architectural, rock engineering, and structural design as well as fire safety design
This underground ski arena is situated beneath the Vesileppis Spa Hotel, enabling participation in winter sports year-round. The facility provides space for several sports activities including practice sessions, competitions, and testing involving various ski techniques for elite and amateur athletes. The hall can also be transformed to provide a venue for ice-sport events.