Visit Svinhufvud’s beautiful home Kotkaniemi and take a trip back to the ‘20s and ‘30s

When you visit the Svinhufvud family’s museum in Luumäki, Finland, you can dive into the colourful life of the presidential couple and admire their huge range of wallpapers over the decades. The only ones missing are Ukko-Pekka, the third President of Finland, and his wife Ellen – or perhaps they are just out on a short walk.

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Researchers energised by the orange working environment at Luke

Her desk used to be covered in yellow Post-it Notes. Now Riikka Keskinen, Senior Scientist at Luke, starts her mornings in Jokioinen with a clear desk in a fresh activity-based environment. “In the new premises it is easy to work peacefully and focus – even though many people initially feared the worst.”

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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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Senate helps the magnificent Old Academy Building enter the digital age

The Old Academy Building in Turku is one of the most beautiful buildings in Finland. Senate’s gentle restoration work turned the building into a modern work place for the Court of Appeal.

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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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