Toritalo

Keskuskatu 9, Kotka

Infill building by the market square in the heart of Kotka.

”The building sits comfortably as a part of the building frontage of the city’s most important public square. At the same time, it is an important contribution to the debate on careful and respectful design and building.”

Extract from the article in Finnish Architectural Review 1/2020  by Rurik Wasastjerna

Client

Agda Kolmijoki Inheritance

Collaboration

Reijo Strandman Engineering, structural design and construction supervision

Facts

Concept design 2015

Alteration to local plan and building permits 2016-2017

Construction 2018

1340 m2 (GFA)

12 rental apartments + commercial spaces at street level

 

Nominated for Finlandia Prize for Architecture 2020