The perspective image shows the buildings planned for the Kemisti area as seen from Otaniementie.
View of the Kemisti area from Otaniementie.Photo: Anttinen Oiva Arkkitehdit Oy

Kemisti in Otaniemi

Local detailed plansTapiola

The design is based on the winning entry in an international architecture competition. The intention is to offer facilities for academic and research activities, housing, organisations, and public and commercial services. The planning area includes the block opposite Aalto University’s Learning Centre (library) and the surrounding street and park areas. Proposal is available for public review 29.11. – 30.12.2021.

Plan name


Area number


Type of land use plan

Local detailed plan amendment


Acceptance phase


Senate Properties and Aalto University

Additional information

The plan is to increase the building density in the centre of Otaniemi, which is served by excellent public transport links. The aim of the amendment to the local detailed plan is to develop the surroundings of Aalto University’s metro station and the Jokeri Light Rail as part of the centre of Otaniemi.

Read more about the preparation and content of the plan on the project webpage in Finnish

You can find current information about the progress of a plan on the plan webpage in Finnish. For more information, you can contact the planners. You can participate in the planning process by submitting an opinion during the preparation stage or an objection during the proposal stage.

What are the preparation stage, public review and proposal stage?

You can read more about the process of detailed planning and resident participation on the page Detailed planning process in stages.

Read more about participation in planning from the page Participation is part of city planning.

Sampo Sikiö

Area Architect, Detailed Planning+358 46 8773474Tekniikantie 15, Otaniemi

Olli Koivula

Planning Engineer, Traffic and transportation planning for detailed plans+358 46 8773003Tekniikantie 15, Otaniemi
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