The Finnish Defence Forces’ work and learning environment concept

A new work and learning environment concept is bringing consistency and efficiency to the Finnish Defence Forces’ facility solutions. The concept makes facilities more suitable for various purposes, as well as more comfortable. Its implementation has already started and will continue for several decades.

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From two floors to one, from cubicles to an activity-based environment

The traditional cubicle office of the National Land Survey of Finland in Turku is being converted into a modern activity-based environment. In the first part of our series, we will visit the construction site and hear how the NLS saved the register office and Senate took greater responsibility for the modernisation.

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Activity-based environments improve perceived work productivity

Good news for anyone moving to an activity-based environment! Surveys carried out among state employees reveal that workplace improvement projects increased perceived productivity by 13 per cent.

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Joensuun oikeus- ja poliisitalo, Laamanni Tuija Turpeinen

A building of three important words

Health, security and technology are the cornerstones of the new courthouse and police station in Joensuu. Staff worked in temporary premises for eight long years - the new building is important for the entire province.

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What is an activity-based environment? This is what it’s all about

An activity-based environment is much more than just a collection of various rooms and spaces. It represents a completely new way of doing and managing work.

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What is indoor climate? This is what it’s all about

While one employee is pleased that the office is cool, another wraps her scarf more tightly around her neck. Someone gets a headache from bright light, while another person needs more light. An indoor climate that is pleasant for everyone is made up of many factors.

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Same building – new environment, new energy

In spring 2018, Statistics Finland moved into new facilities in its familiar building in the Kalasatama district of Helsinki. New ways of working were also introduced. We interviewed Director General Marjo Bruun, Senior Actuary Mari Rantanen and Project Manager Jussi Ritola about the change.

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Senate Properties

Senate Properties is the work environment partner and specialist of the Finnish government. We are a pioneer of new ways of working and work environments. Our centralised solutions help our customers improve their efficiency and save on premises costs.

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