Good Living Environment – Presentation for the Pohjois-Savo delegation on August 14, 2010 in Kuopio

I am an architect and while studying, we were taught that architects do good. For me that is the same as creating good living environments. I must immediately confess one of the pitfalls that architects fall into, or maybe just my personal shortcoming: We often make generalisations based on a belief of the omnipotence of […]

9 August 2010: Minister of Housing visits the Housing Fair a second time

Minister of Housing Jan Vapaavuori and aids visited the Housing Fair. The Minister was accompanied by Special Adviser Tatu Rauhamäki, Communications Officer Riikka Lamminmäki, Political Secretary Anna Cristina Niesvaara, Special Adviser’s secretary Niina Helenius and the Minister’s secretary Iina Kankainen. The Minister’s party brought with them a much needed rain shower to cool off the […]

5 August 2010: New record set at the Kuopio Housing Fair with over 100.000 visitors

On 5 August 2010, the huhdredthousandth visitor stepped through the main entrance gate. Sirja Aalto and Peter Timmermans with children Olivia and Felix were pleasantly surprised by the festive reception when they arrived on a sunny summer day from Loppi at the Housing Fair 2010. Pasi Heiskanen, Managing Director of the Finnish Housing Fair with […]