Former Industrial District in Finland to be transformed into Eco Innovation Hub

Industrial Symbiosis and Eco-industrial Development

Contributed by Peter Lowitt, based on an article from inhabitat, January 2017

The Finnish city of Tampere just declared Schauman & Norgren Architects and Mandaworks the winners of an international competition for the redesign of Hiedanranta, a former industrial district. The 250-hectare masterplan, named Hiedanranta Innovation Bay, prescribes carbon neutral development to deal with the rapidly growing population. The design will be sensitive to the site’s industrial heritage and the natural lakeshore environment. The project embraces the circular economy as a design principle.

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