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Old Posted May 1, 2017, 8:48 PM
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Fantastic!
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Old Posted May 6, 2017, 10:31 AM
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Again, thanks for the comments!

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All the entrances to those 19th century buildings are from the back, right? Nice old buildings, but that's a long block of no entrances or shops. Not so awesome for creating lively streets - but that's realistic in it self.
Yes, all the entrances are on the courtyard side. The low rise wooden west side of Halvoonniemi cape had also commercial buildings - shops, bakeries, pharmacies etc. - but none of them have been preserved. The popularity of Tehdastyöläisen kortteli block is based mostly on its small-scale, peaceful feel. Even in urban Halvoo many Finns prefer peaceful and quiet living areas

This weeks update: The former Dalkarby tool factory is today the Kuovi Resort Halvoo hotel & spa.

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Old Posted May 20, 2017, 7:39 AM
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On the left is one of the most recent highrises in the city center. The headquarters of the software company Pinesofta was completed in 2014. The building is 75 meters tall.

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A view from the rooftop terrace of Laituri 1 restaurant looking west.

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Old Posted May 20, 2017, 12:22 PM
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Looks good

I can imagine how the nimbys reacted to Pinesofta's headquarters
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Old Posted May 21, 2017, 9:52 AM
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Nice headquarters building. The entire city looks great!
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