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The majestic Merikasarmi is being renovated into a modern activity-based environment

The historic Merikasarmi buildings have served the Ministry for Foreign Affairs for 30 years. Now these former barracks are undergoing the most extensive modernisation project in their history. Through the project, the ministry will achieve one of its long-term goals: all of its operations will be transferred to the same area.

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New work environment means new ways of working at GTK

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Suo, Vesi, Kaivos, Kallioperä and Maaperä. The names of the Geological Survey of Finland’s new workspaces (Bog, Water, Mine, Bedrock and Soil) are apt descriptions of its work. After initial hesitation, users are beginning to praise the communal and digital activity-based environment in Otaniemi, Espoo.

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TEM moved from four different locations into a new activity-based environment

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The importance of good indoor air was the focus in the modernisation of the Ministry of Economic Affairs and Employment’s premises. Located in Aleksanterinkatu 4-10 in Helsinki, the activity-based environment was created in a valuable property that is more than 200 years old.

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A smart building focuses on the user

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Senate Properties has created a new, smart user interface for property maintenance in cooperation with other leading operators in the field. During the pilot project, data will be collected about the pilot building for easier maintenance and prevention of problems. All a user has to do is take a picture…

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The most important thing is to listen

Work environment & ways of working |

People either love or hate the idea of moving from an individual office to an activity-based environment. When implementing change, the key aspects are change management, discussion and listening. The employees at the Turku offices of the National Land Survey (NLS) have done this at their autumn workshops.