Pikonkangas masterplan

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Location:
Kangasala, Finland
Client:
UM yhtöt Oy
Category:
Urban planning
Size:
34 200sqm²
Year:
2018
Status:
Detailed plan in progress

Pikonkangas is a central and an important developing area in the municipality of Kangasala. Old industrial area of Pikon Betoni located in Pikonkangas has a long industrial history and unique environment at the feet of Kirkkoharju ridge. The project transforms the former industrial area of Pikon Betoni into a lively and sustainable housing area with a strong own identity as well as a diverse and mixed housing typologies. New urban structure connects the area towards east and west. Industrial heritage, new public parks, green courtyards and strong presence of Kirkkoharju ridge are the backbone for the future housing area. The design forms a holistic housing area with varying building heights and mixed housing typologies.