Kotisatama: Housing Community for Elderly People

Picture: Kimmo Brandt Kotisatama is a housing community for mid-life and elderly people in urban surroundings in Helsinki. The community occupies a nine story building with 63 flats and circa 500 sq. metres of common area including a spacious roof terraces and two smaller terraces on the 8. and 7. floors. There are two main entrances and staircases both equipped with a lift capable of carrying 8 persons. Kotisatama property is owned by a private housing corporation (Asunto Oy Helsingin Kotisatama) whose shareholders form the majority of the members of the community. The minimum age of 48 years is required of>>>

Kalasatama becomes the Smart City district of Helsinki

In autumn 2013, Helsinki launched the Smart Kalasatama project, which aims to make Kalasatama a model district for intelligent city development – Helsinki’s very own Smart City district. The area is being developed flexibly and through piloting, in close co-operation with residents, companies, city officials and other stakeholders.