Salmisaari Underground Coal Storage Facility (1999-2004)
Client: Helsingin Energia
Extent: 530 000 m³ excavation volume
Resbonsibilities: Principal, architectural, rock engineering, and structural design
- This underground coal storage facility replaced the former above-ground open depository in Salmisaari, Helsinki. The fully-automated facility, excavated in bedrock and utilizing vertical silo technology, is the first of its kind in the world.