The consortium consisting of AW2 Architects Ltd, Brunet Saunier Architecture SA, B&M Architects Ltd and Harris-Kjisik Architects Ltd has won the architectural competition for a new hospital building in Helsinki. The size of the new building is approximately 84 000 brm2. The competition task was to develop a spatial solution for the building and to adapt the architecture carefully to the historically valuable environment of Meilahti hospital area. The jury found the proposal architecturally elegant and well considered, compact and clear in volume, as well as the basic solution flexible. The construction work is planned to take place in 2018-2020. The competition was organized by The Hospital District of Helsinki and Uusimaa (HUS). Five consortiums were selected as participants of the competition. More info in Finnish here.
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