Pittsburg Moments Climbing hall for the Hazelwood Green -development reaches its concept phase. The hall works as an open communal center and exhibits its functions to the outside. The concept of the climbing hall is designed to be carbon neutral and energy passive. The project is designed in co-operation with Moments Climbing and Walltopia.
Circular City Village is accepted in the Kehittyvä kerrostalo -program of the City of Helsinki. The project develops the themes of village living and circular economy including the re-use of construction materials in an urban context in Jätkäsaari. The project is designed in co-operation with Pete Halsall and Kimmo Rönkä.
First prize in the “Service Station of the Future”-competition for Neste and the Tuusula Housing fair in 2020. The competition entry proposed a variety of services packed in prefabricated timber-structured modules that are equipped with smart technologies.
Pekka Pakkanen / The production chains of Industrial Timber Architecture, Aalto University
Tuija Pakkanen / Planetary Architecture Research Studio, Singularity University Nordic Summit, Finlandia hall, Helsinki
Pekka Pakkanen / How to build beautiful and healthy environments using Timber, Architecture Political Seminar, Vihti, Finland
Tuija & Pekka Pakkanen / Pecha Kucha, University of Helsinki & The Design Week
New National Museum competition: authors Simon Mahringer, Benjamin Schulman and Pekka Pakkanen. The scheme took the spatial and structural order of the National Museum and rebuild it as a filtered version as a continuation of the existing axes both on and underground. The visible structures above ground are of timber.
Pekka Pakkanen / Closed circuit food production in built environments, Aalto University, Revitalize lectures
Planetary Architecture Research Studio gets registered.
Simon Mahringer & Pekka Pakkanen / The Industrial revolution of timber Architecture, Vantaa, Finland
Xprize Visioneering Challenge, Category “Feeding the Next Billion” winner, Los Angeles, California. Tuija and Pekka Pakkanen´s “Soilless Agriculture Challenge” set rules for a grand competition for the science community to build a system using renewable energy that recycles 90% of its water and 90 % of the nitrogen and phosphorus in the system while feeding 100 people for 100 days with a full nutritious diet.