Leppävirta Underground Winter Sports Centre (2000-2004)
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.