Real Estate Annual Finland 2012

Helsinki is a forerunner in service design, says real estate design guru John Worthington (cover), who is as excited about WDC2012 as we are. In this issue, Worthington talks about the evolution of cityscape, anatomy of places and typography of high-rise construction. Furthermore, we showcase the most interesting real estate projects around the country and dig deep for the trends and visions of the future.

2 Editorial
6 The Agenda by Hannu Penttilä - Helsinki Is Growing Inwards
8 Space Ace
12 Cleared for Launch
14 Aiding Cascading
15 Enter: Strategic Design
16 Reach for the Sky
19 Riding the Rails
20 Winning Ways
22 Soul Searching
25 Opportunity Knocks On Wood
26 Maximum Attraction
28 Double Your Pleasure
29 Pitäjänmäki 2.0
30 Helsinki - the Most Liveable City in the World
31 Kalasatama - Residential and Business District on the Waterfront
32 The Eastern Artistic Axis takes you from Kalasatama to Arabianranta
33 Jätkäsaari - City Life by the Open Sea
34 Telakkaranta - Plans to Revitalise an Old Shipyard from the 19th Century
35 Wanted: Room for Creativity
36 Maximising Momentum
37 Metro: The Making Of
39 Power Triangle
41 Get on the Electric Bus
42 Living in the Future?
43 Tapiola Group: Facelift for Tapiola Centre
44 Marriott on the Move
46 Smart & Green
48 Legal Viewpoints on Green Commercial Leases in Finland
50 Closer to Heaven
52 Rail Renaissance
54 Shaping the Future
56 Building on Success
57 Red-brick Renaissance
58 Capitalising on Creativity
60 Aura of Success
62 Rollercoaster Sentiment
64 Invest in Oulu - Capital of Northern Scandinavia
66 Aulanko Gets Serious
67 Build and Explore the Future
70 Company Business Cards