August 2016

Building permit for the 2nd phase of the Schönbühl housing project in Lucerne, Switzerland. See more here.

 

June 2016

Topping-out ceremony at the construction site of the extension to the Heureka Finnish Science Centre. See more here.

 

June 2016

Demolition of the office building at Haapaniemenkatu 4 was began. See more here.

 

April 2016

The construction of the housing project for 119 apartments by HASO (Helsingin asumisoikeusasunnot) at Luutnantinpolku in Malmikartano, Helsinki was started.

 

January 2016

Kangasala Arts Centre won The Concrete Structure Prize 2015 awarded by Finnish Concrete Industries Ry. See more here.

 

December 2015

Kangasala Arts Centre was selected as a The Building Project of the Year 2015 in Kangasala by the Board of Environment and Building of Kangasala. See more here.

 

December 2015

Topping-out ceremony at the construction site of the Centre for Systems Biology in Dresden, Germany.

 

October 2015

Kangasala Arts Centre won The Concrete Façade Prize 2015 awarded by the Confederation of Finnish Construction Industries RT. See more here.

 

October 2015

Heikkinen-Komonen architects was selected to design a housing block consisting 178 apartments in Herttoniemi, Helsinki by Helsinki Housing Department. See more here.

 

October 2015

Heikkinen-Komonen Architects won the limited competition for a new office centre at Haapaniemenkatu 4 organized by Senate Properties. See more here.

 

August 2015

Kangasala Arts Centre was selected as a nominee for The Finlandia Prize for Architeture. See Helsingin Sanomat article here.

 

February 2015

A new building for the Defense University was opened in Santahamina, Helsinki. See Helsingin Sanomat article here.

 

January 2015

Aimo Katajamäki designed the new logo for Heikkinen-Komonen Architects.

 

January 2015

The new cultural center of Kangasala and the Kimmo Pyykkö Art Museum were opened to the public.

 

October 2014

The construction of the new cultural center of Kangasala was completed.

 

August 2014

The construction of the Schönbühl Park in Lucerne, Switzerland, was completed.

 

June 2014

Congratulations Aimo Katajamäki for the first prize in Mikkeli Illustration Triennial for the graphics of the new main library of Savonlinna!

 

April 2014

The roofing celebration of the HOAS Hermanni Student Housing was held in Helsinki.

 

April 2014

The Finnish Science Center Heureka turned 25 years.

 

April 2014

The roofing celebration of the new cultural center of Kangasala.

 

October 2013

The Foundation Stone Ceremony was held on the construction site of the new cultural center of Kangasala.

 

May 2013

Heikkinen-Komonen Architects won the competition for the new school and day care center in Hämeenkyrö.

 

May 2013

The construction of the HOAS Hermanni Student Housing begun.

 

April 2013

The construction of the new cultural center of Kangasala and the museum of Kimmo Pyykkö begun.

 

March 2013

The construction of the new main library of Savonlinna was completed.

 

September 2012

Flooranaukio Housing won the 3rd prize in the European Concrete Award.

 

June 2012

The Groundbreaking Ceremony was held on the construction site of the Schönbühlhügel Housing Area.

 

March 2012

The construction of the new main library of Savonlinna begun.

 

March 2012

Heikkinen-Komonen Architects was invited to take part in a design competition for the Turku Hirvensalo area.

 

February 2012

Heikkinen-Komonen Architects was invited to take part in a design competition for a new school centre for Kokkola Isokylä area.

 

January 2012

Flooranaukio Housing won the Finnish Concrete Award 2011.

 

December 2011

Heikkinen-Komonen Architects won the third prize in the Töölönlahti Block 2018 competition.

 

December 2011

Heikkinen-Komonen Architects was invited to take part in the Rovaniemi Stadium competition.

 

October 2011

Heikkinen-Komonen Architects was invited to take part in the Puistotie 25 in Munkkiniemi competition.

 

June 2011

The Magic of Lapland exhibition opened in Ateneum Art Museum.

 

June 2011

Heikkinen-Komonen Architects was invited to take part in the Töölönlahti Block 2018 competition.

 

June 2011

Heikkinen-Komonen Architects won the second prize in the general international competition for the extension of the Serlachius museum in Mänttä.

 

May 2011

Heikkinen-Komonen Architects was invited to design the new cultural center of Kangasala which includes the museum of Kimmo Pyykkö.

 

January 2011

The construction of the emergency service center of Jätkäsaari was completed.

 

December 2010

Heikkinen-Komonen Architects has moved. New address: Pursimiehenkatu 26 c, 6th floor, 00150 Helsinki.

 

August 2010

Heikkinen-Komonen Architects won the competition for the Maria Chapel and Crematorium in Kokkola.

 

May 2010

Hämeenlinna Provincial Archive was published in a book called Made Of... New Materials Sourcebook for Architecture and Design. See details here.

 

May 2010

Heikkinen-Komonen Architects was invited to take part in a competition for the Maria Chapel and Crematorium in Kokkola.

 

April 2010

Heikkinen-Komonen Architects was invited to take part in a design competition for a new National Gallery in Nuuk, Greenland.

 

April 2010

Hämeenlinna Provincial Archive was chosen as Senate Properties' Building Project of the Year 2009.

 

April 2010

Hämeenlinna Provincial Archive was awarded as ‘Kultahuippu 2009’ in the category ‘Graphic Design’ for project’s innovative, aesthetic and functional result that combines graphic design and architecture unconventionally.

 

January 2010

Hämeenlinna Provincial Archive won the Finnish Concrete Award 2009.

 

January 2010

The Mark News, a new Canadian online magazine, is publishing a series listing the best creative projects of the last decade. Prof. Larry Richards (University of Toronto) chose the Kahere Poultry Farm as one of his top ten buildings of the aughts. You can check out the article here.

 

December 2009

Heikkinen-Komonen Architects won the competition for the Micromedicum Laboratory Center in Turku.

 

November 2009

Hämeenlinna Provincial Archive was awarded as the concrete facade of the year 2009 by Betonikeskus ry.

 

November 2009

Mikko Heikkinen gave a talk "Blue Wings - Facts and Fiction about Finland" at HEL - MAD at ETSAM connected to the NEWLY DRAWN - Emerging Finnish Architects exhibition at Matadero Centre in Madrid.

 

October 2009

Mikko Heikkinen gave a talk at "The Great Story of Rovaniemi" seminar.

 

August 2009

Villa Louhenniemi near Savonlinna almost finished.

 

August 2009

Huutokonttori, a former service building, will be renovated to an emergency service center and a café-showroom presenting the future of the Jätkäsaari area. The building will be completed in autumn 2010.

 

July 2009

Markku Komonen was invited to teach at the international Summer School organized by Facoltà di Architettura di Venezia (IUAY).

 

June 23, 2009

Heikkinen-Komonen Architects was selected to design the new main library for Savonlinna.

 

June 17, 2009

Making Competition exhibition by Wonderland was inaugurated in Vienna including Heikkinen-Komonen's competition entry (1985) for the Finnish Science Center in Vantaa.

 

May 2009

Hämeenlinna Provincial Archive was completed.

 

May 2009

Heikkinen-Komonen Architects was invited to the competition for the Micromedicum Laboratory Center in Turku.

 

May 2009

Idea plan for the Aviapolis area was exhibited at LAITURI (Jetty), the exhibition venue of Helsinki City Planning Office.

 

January 2009

Idea plan for the Aviapolis area was presented to the city of Vantaa.

 

January 19, 2009

The roofing celebration of the Hämeenlinna Provincial Archive.

 

December 2008

Schönbühlhügel housing project in Lucerne, Switzerland was restarted. First buildings will be completed in 2011.

 

December 2008

Heikkinen-Komonen Architects was invited to the competition for the Embassy of Finland in Tokyo.

 

December 2008

Mikko Heikkinen was invited to the jury of the Deichmanske Main Library competition in Oslo.

 

October 2008

Heikkinen-Komonen Architects was invited to the competition for the Tali-Ihantala War Memorial Museum.

 

October 14, 2008

Mikko Heikkinen gave a lecture Design in a Cold Climate at the fall lecture series organized by MADE in Edmonton, Canada.

 

October 6, 2008

Heikkinen-Komonen Architects received a purchase prize in the open competition of the Finnish Pavilion for the Shanghai Expo 2010.

 

September 2, 2008

The Foundation Stone Ceremony was held on the construction site of the Hämeenlinna Provincial Archives.

 

July 2008

Heikkinen-Komonen Architects was selected to design the Emergency Service Center and Jätkäsaari planning showroom in the old harbor area Jätkäsaari in Helsinki.

 

July 20–October 20 2008

The Prefab house Touch attends the exhibition Home Delivery: Fabricating the Modern Dwelling at the Museum of Modern Art in New York.

 

May 2008

Heikkinen-Komonen Architects has been invited to a competition for a high density residential and mixed-use development of the Merrion Road site in the centre of Dublin, Ireland.

 

February 2008

Heikkinen-Komonen Architects received a honourable mention in the limited competition for the City Centre Campus Library for the University of Helsinki.

 

September 2007

The Prefab house Laavu wins the Forum Aid magazine +1 diploma for best in show at Habitare Furniture Fair in Helsinki