P1160644

 

”Imagine, analyze – build.”

 

Studio Ville.Y is an architectural office based in Helsinki, Finland. Our aim is to bring together not just designers but a perfect combination of professionals for each task at hand. For these purposes the studio has a comprehensive knowledge network including contacts from the fields of architecture & urbanism, design, property development, contracting, environmental sciences, policymaking, advertisement and social media.

We use the latest technology to deliver our ideas to the client efficiently and reliably. The studio has an extensive consultant insurance covering the whole spectrum of it’s work and we can step in as the principal designer for the team of professionals you need in your project.

We are at our very best when challenged to make a difference.

 

SELECTED PROJECTS &
COLLABORATIONS

/ 2017 /
/ “Aviapolis Urban Blocks” / urban plan / airport city /
/ mixed-use / school / city blocks / sports park /
/ Vantaa, Finland / 140 000 m² /
/ competition entry /
/ in collaboration / Petja Hyttinen / Antti Uusitupa /
/ City of Vantaa /

/ 2015 /
/ ongoing /
/ “Sähinä” / culture center / refurbishment /
/ Lauttasaari, Helsinki, Finland / 1000 m² /
/ architectural consultations /
/ sahinahelsinki /

/ 2015 /
/ finished /
/ “Makers Café” / cafe / refurbishment /
/ Lauttasaari, Helsinki, Finland / 105 m² /
/ principal design /
/ in collaboration / Pavel Krasnov /
/ makerskahvila /

/ 2014 /
/ under construction /
/ “Eerola” / summer house /
/ Eura, Finland / 80 m² /
/ private client /

/ 2012 /
/ under construction /
/ “Hietsun Paviljonki” / public building / refurbishment /
/ Hietaranta beach, Helsinki, Finland / 1950 m³ /
/ www.hietsunpaviljonki.fi /

/ 2012 /
/ “Touché” / school building / environmental education /
/ preschool education + primary school /
/ Hämeenkyrö, Finland / 6020 m² /
/ competition entry /

/ 2011 /
/ “Kieppi” / single family house /
/ Hyvinkää, Finland / 640 m³ / 182+54 m² /
/ competition entry /

/ 2010 /
/ “UKONkivi” / single family house /
/ Helsinki, Finland / 790 m³ / 264 m² /
/ private client / competition entry /

/ 2010 /
/ “Elolämmin” / urban plan /
/ Riihimäki, Finland / 191 500 m² /
/ competition entry /
/ in collaboration / Antti Uusitupa / Petja Hyttinen /

/ 2008 /
/ “Tuokio” / urban plan /
/ Helsinki, Finland /
/ competition entry /

 

EXHIBITIONS
ARTICLES
INTERVIEWS

14/06/2016 ”Hietsu is Happening!” – Ville was interviewed for live TV news and web broadcast.
YLE, Finnish national broadcasting company.
YLE Helsinki

3/2016. ”Changing Helsinki?” – book review.
Reporter Mikko Mälkki. Arkkitehti, Finnish Architectural Review 2/2016.

2/2016. ”Pukuhuoneesta työtilaksi” – magazine article.
Reporter Heini Ruuskanen. A3 Magazine.

10/2015. Ville writes an article in the new book Changing Helsinki – 11 Views on a City Unfolding published by Nemo.
www.nemokustannus.fi

13/1/2015. Hietaranta community center receives the annual ”Rakentamisen Ruusu 2014″ honorary award!
www.safa.fi

13/11/2014. News article on our workspace in Helsinki.
Reporter Tuire Salminen. Lauttasaari, a Helsinki city district newspaper.

4–5/9/2014. Ville presents Hietaranta community center at SIC!2014 – Social Innovators Connected conference. Part of Helsinki Design Week and ThinkFest by University of Helsinki.
www.helsinkidesignweek.com

7/2014. Magazine article on our work in designing and activating Hietaranta community center.
Reporter Liisa Jokinen. Divaani, a Finnish design and lifestyle magazine.

6/2014. Hietaranta community center exhibited at Maailma Kylässä – World Village Festival in Helsinki.

12/6/2014. Hietaranta community center exhibited as part of Helsinki Day program.

9/5/2014. News article on Hietaranta community center.
Reporter Anna Back. Hufvudstadsbladet (HBL), highest-circulation Swedish-language newspaper in Finland.

26/3/2014. News article on Hietaranta community center.
Reporter Marja Salomaa. Helsingin Sanomat (HS), largest daily newspaper in the Nordic countries.

19/3/2014. Ylen aikainen – Talk radio broadcast on the topic of Hietaranta community center.
Reporter Vesa Marttinen. YLE, Finland’s national public service broadcasting company.

11/6/2014. News article on Hietaranta community center.
Reporter Eira Serkkola. Kirkko ja kaupunki, a weekly newspaper in Helsinki.

19/6/2013. Ville was interviewed in Ylen aikainen – Talk radio broadcast on the topic of Hietaranta community center.
Reporter Annamari Iranto. YLE, Finland’s national public service broadcasting company.

2/6/2012. Event coverage on Hietaranta community center.
Reporter Aino Frilander. NYT.fi, a weekly supplement to Helsingin Sanomat with events, art and entertainment.

4/2012. Hietsu pavilion – Refurbishment of the Hietaranta beach changing rooms into a community space.
Exhibition at Töölö public library, Helsinki.

6–8/2012. Graduate Thesis Exhibition.
Aalto University School of Arts, Design and Architecture.