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Group building for Sompasaarenlaituri

Sompasaarenlaituri is Fira’s second group building venture. The first was built in JätkäsaariMalagankatu 2, Helsinkiin Helsinki. Sompasaari has a special location in that the marine environment and the new built-up district create an invigorating living environment. Sompasaarenlaituri, our joint building venture, is a Hitassite, which is being built on land leased from the City of […]

Change in housing Modular construction smart home

Developers, builders and designers – are you familiar with modular thinking?

Modular construction was introduced globally a good while ago. Fira is now introducing a new service, a bathroom pod equipped with technical building systems, which are considered to be the most demanding aspect of construction. Our pods are more than just modular elements: we wanted to integrate modular thinking into the process as early as […]

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Fira: construction for people – global markets in sight

In the construction industry, business mainly takes place between institutions. Companies are competing for plots of land, not for end customers. People are only seen as demand creators and users; the general belief is that as long as the location is right, properties will sell. This reminds us of the situation of encyclopaedia publishers faced […]

Change in housing Modular construction Rakentaminen

Fira Modules responds to a modern construction challenge

We at Fira are inquisitive: we like to peek over the neighbour’s fence and see what we could do differently. Modular construction (don’t stop now – we’ll explain the term in more detail) has become more widespread in the world over recent years, but in Finland, things have remained quiet on this front. We sent […]

Change in housing Habitation

A home in a nutshell

The first 19 years of my life I lived in a single-family house, complete with garden and all, in a small town. But when I moved away to study, I suddenly had a lot less living space. Adjusting to living in a block of flats in a city took some time, but cooped up in […]