Shoreline development in Kallio district

landscape architecture / urban development / urban space


Major changes are taking place in the shorelines of the Kallio district in becoming decades due to the new traffic restructures. The idea plan for the areas public outdoor spaces has been commissioned to serve in the further plans of the area in different zones. In the analysis the focus has been to address the identity and strength of different zones. Microclimate and the positioning of the sun in different hours of the day are crucial in the Nordic environment, and these factors have been carefully studied in relation to the newly proposed extensive housing in the area. In the plan, the characteristics of different shores have been planned to give a variety of atmospheres and possibilities for the citizens to actively enjoy the sea and the waterbody that surrounds the area thoroughly.

Helsinki, Finland: Work assignment for the Helsinki City Planning Office, 2016