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Eventes Business Garden / Arkkitehtitoimisto HKP

Eventes Business Garden / Arkkitehtitoimisto HKP

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Espoo, Finland
  • Architects Authors of this architecture project Arkkitehtitoimisto HKP
  • Area Area of this architecture project
    22400.0 m2
  • Project Year Brands with products used in this architecture project
    2014
  • Manufacturers Brands with products used in this architecture project
    Casalgrande Padana, Laattapiste, Ruukki, Saint-Gobain, Tarkett, Vallila Interior
  • Lead Architects

    Laura Vara, Pekka Leskelä
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    • Client

      PEAB Oy, Outotec Oyj
    • Interior Design

      Gullstén-Inkinen, Arno Puukko
    • Structural Design

      Insinööritoimisto SRT
    • HVAC Design

      FCG/Asplan Oy
    • Electrical Design

      SIR-Sähkö Oy
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    © Mika Huisman
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    Text description provided by the architects. Eventes Business Garden is an office center located in Matinkylä, Espoo. It has six floors of flexible and configurable office space and two underground parking floors. Flexibility was already tested during the design process when the building was transformed into the headquarters for the mining technology company Outotec.

    © Mika Huisman
    © Mika Huisman

    The ground floor features meeting and restaurant facilities. The E-shape of the building provides maximum window surface and rooms which are free-flowing and light. A large scale green wall was placed in the lobby to ensure air quality and well-being.

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    © Mika Huisman
    Ground Floor Plan
    Ground Floor Plan
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    © Mika Huisman

    At a distance the building appears white thus blending in with the surrounding architecture. By placing colorful surfaces between vertical white metal planes, the facade was made colorful in a way that becomes apparent when driving by the building. The angle of the spectator defines the vividness of the colors therefore creating a kinetic and transforming experience. The scaling of the vertical planes and the colorful surfaces in the facades are adjusted to the speed of passers by –the pedestrian side has a smaller and more vivid scale than the motorway side.

    © Mika Huisman
    © Mika Huisman

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    Address: Espoo, Finland

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    About this office
    Cite: "Eventes Business Garden / Arkkitehtitoimisto HKP" 26 Oct 2018. ArchDaily. Accessed . <https://www.archdaily.com/904135/eventes-business-garden-arkkitehtitoimisto-hkp/> ISSN 0719-8884
    © Mika Huisman

    埃文特斯商务花园 / Arkkitehtitoimisto HKP

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