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Sustainable building a hot topic at the Embassy of Finland - Embassy of Finland, Washington - Consulate Generals of Finland, New York, Los Angeles : Current Affairs

Sustainable building a hot topic at the Embassy of Finland - Embassy of Finland, Washington - Consulate Generals of Finland, New York, Los Angeles : Current Affairs | Finland | Scoop.it

Creativity, innovation, research and development were the key words at the Embassy of Finland on March 20. The discussion revolved around how to include sustainability into city planning, building and environmental design when the Embassy hosted an afternoon seminar titled “Sustainable cities”. Guest speakers included both Washintonians and Finns who wanted to share their expertise in how to make our cities greener.

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Lintulahti: Finland's first LEED Platinum office opens for business - The Guardian

Lintulahti: Finland's first LEED Platinum office opens for business - The Guardian | Finland | Scoop.it

The project is an energy-efficient office block supplied with renewable electricity and efficient district heating and cooling. The £19m project was constructed by Skanska Finland.

 

The Lintulahti building is an energy-efficient office block that is supplied with renewable electricity and efficient district heating and cooling. The development has contributed toward sustainable urban planning and promoted urban redevelopment by reusing a contaminated brownfield site.

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Finnish ice hockey tycoon plans first skyscraper in Helsinki

Finnish ice hockey tycoon plans first skyscraper in Helsinki | Finland | Scoop.it
Finnish ice hockey tycoon and businessman Harry “Hjallis” Harkimo is planning to build a skyscraper in Pasila, Helsinki. If the plan goes ahead, the new building will be the tallest building in Finland standing 120 metres high.
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Relaxing like the Finns do - MLuxe – Distinctive Home Style

Relaxing like the Finns do - MLuxe – Distinctive Home Style | Finland | Scoop.it
The MLuxe blog from Marvin Windows and Doors explores ways to style, build, design and remodel your home into your ideal living ...
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