Raippaluoto bridge, Vaasa 1996-1997

Raippaluoto bridge, Vaasa 1996-1997 The longest bridge in Finland was built in order to replace the ferry connection from the Raippaluoto islet to the mainland. This cable-stayed bridge is over one kilometre long, and its main designer was the Oulu-based engineering office Suunnittelu Kortes. “The people at Kortes had learned to trust us during the bridge boom. They believed in my ideas about installing the bridge and how it was divided into sections. So, we proceeded by using my ideas for it and everything went well,” recalls Markku Rautio about the early stages of the Raippaluoto bridge. Finland’s

The REDI shopping centre, Helsinki 2016-2017

The REDI shopping centre, Helsinki 2016-2017 The REDI shopping centre as a part of Finland’s biggest urban building project The REDI shopping mall, situated in the Kalasatama neighbourhood in Helsinki, is one of the largest construction projects implemented in Finland. The construction company SRV had already started this giant project in August 2011 with earthmoving and excavation work. REDI was designed to combine a shopping centre, modern urban living, and excellent transport connections in a new way. The construction of the shopping centre itself began in 2015 with concrete works. Between 2016 and 2017, M. Rautio Oy delivered

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