Helsinki High-rise
International Design-build Competition

Helsinki High-rise

Helsinki High-rise is an International Design-Build Competition. The Finnish State and City of Helsinki are organising a competition for the design and construction of the Central Pasila Tower Area, which is located in Helsinki immediately adjacent to the downtown area. The aim of the competition is to choose a high-quality plan for the development and construction of 150,000-200,000 square metres for residential, office and commercial space.

Helsinki High-rise is a Design-Build competition, in which the party submitting the highest quality plan-solution will have the right and obligation to procure the building rights for the start-up area specified in the competition as well as develop and construct the planned area. In addition, once construction on the start area has made sufficient progress, the competition winner has the right to procure the building rights for a specified option area and the obligation to develop it as agreed.

The plan location is an entity called the Central Pasila Tower Area. It is located in Finland's most accessible area - a traffic hub adjacent to the Pasila train station.


Towers at least 15 floors
150,000 – 200,000 floor square metres

See video: Media Model (mp4 - 23 MB)