Architecturestudio NOAN

Tampere | Helsinki


NOAN is a Finnish Architecture office focusing on urban design and public buildings. Our strength is an open-minded approach to architecture and the built environment.

Our design ideology is a constant process, influenced by each specific context we take on.

We develop our skills through participating in international design competitions and by interacting with interesting people around us.




Work with us?


We are always looking for talented architects and students to join our team in Tampere or in Helsinki!
We require fluent Revit skills
Please send your portfolio/CV
noan@noan.fi




Team


Janne Ekman, Founding partner, Architect SAFA
Teemu Paasiaho, Founding partner, Architect SAFA
Ville Reima, Founding partner, BIM Manager, Architect SAFA
Lassi Viitanen, Founding partner, CEO, Architect SAFA
Caspar Åkerblom, partner, BSc (Arch)
Anna Papinsaari, Architect
Essi Nisonen, BSc (Arch)
Jaakko Heikkilä, BSc (Arch)




Contact information


firstname.lastname@noan.fi

+358 (0)10 4060 370

#architecturestudio_noan

Tampere office
Satakunnankatu 14
33100 Tampere

Helsinki office
Helenankatu 4b
00170 Helsinki

NOAN Architects Ltd

VAT ID
FI28138036





Awarded competitions

1st prize
Viinikanlahti masterplan two-staged international competition
2020
2nd phase purchase
Sammontalo hybrid school, Lappeenranta - two-staged international competition
2019
3rd prize
Hakaniemi, Helsinki - international competition
2018
1st prize
The Hiedanranta district of Tampere, Masterplan - international competition
(as a member of the Buenaventura team)
2017
Shared 2nd prize
Vartiosaari, Masterplan & Future housing - open competition
(as a member of the Buenaventura team)
2017
2nd prize
Vantaankoski development - idea competition
(as a member of the Buenaventura team)
2016
Purchased (4th prize)
Extension of the Alvar Aalto museum - international competition
(as a member of the Buenaventura team)
2016
Honourable mention
The Mölymäki district of Kuopio, Masterplan - open competition
(as a member of the Buenaventura team)
2015
1st prize
Tampere central square development - Public building competition
2014
2nd Prize
Fresh Ideas Competition
2013
Honourable mention
Pirkkala development - idea competition
2013
2nd Prize
Jyväskylä housing fair - idea competition
2012




Projects

Hämeenkyrö church renovation2020
Tampere Niemenranta, housing block2020
Kannelmäki vision, City of Helsinki2019
Kangasala, Ilkko masterplan2019
Lieto church, renovation & extension2019
Kaukajärvi parish center2019
Student campus development, concept2018
Tampere, Aleksanteri church, renewal design2018
Härmälänranta Verstas, renewal design2018
Tampere, Kaleva, infill housing2018
Tampere, Epilä housing area plan2018
Kangasala, Pikonkangas housing area plan2018
Eco-resort Hotel, general plan2018
Wooden forest atelier, concept2018
Tampere, Tullikamari square and tower, design and build competition2018
Kangasala, Lentola housing area plan2018
Tampere tramline 2nd phase general plan2017
Hiedanranta district of Tampere, Masterplan2017
Hiedanranta factory concept, Building design2017
Tammela district of Tampere, Infill housing2017
CLT-school concept, Building design2017
Rauma, public outdoor swimming pool, Building design
(in collaboration with Henri Käpynen)
2017
Sitko bar&pizza extension, Interior design2017
Lempäälä center development, Masterplan study2016
Chapel of Tervajärvi, Lempäälä, Building design2016




Other

Building historical surveys, Aleksanteri church, Lieto church2020
Architects' Guild of Tampere 50th anniversary pavilion competition, member of the jury (Janne Ekman)2019
Kämmenniemi, Parish center, invited competition2018
Guest lecture, Tampere University of Technology2017
Polar partners, school concept, NOAN as a partner for built environment2017
Tiileri Oy, product development2017
TUT, Department of Architecture, part-time teacher (Lassi Viitanen)2016
Koskisen Oy, product development2016
Tampere Parish, invited competition for development of Tampere churches2017
Art exhibition in collaboration with Helsingin kivipaino & Galleria Linnankatu 132016
TUT, Department of Architecture, Special project for SLUSH Tampere booth2016
City of Tampere, Tarmo+ infill project
member as a spesialist of infill architecture
2015-2016








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