Espoo City Hall 01 credit Cobe and Lunden Architecture Company

Cobe wins competition to design wooden House for the People

Cobe together with Finnish Lundén Architecture Company have won the competition to design the Espoo House – a 24,000 m² hybrid municipal building serving both decision-makers, city employees and residents, as well as various residential blocks, in the Finnish city of Espoo – the second largest city in the country and part of the Helsinki Metropolitan Area.

The project stands out for its ambitious use of wood and close connection with the urban and natural surroundings, demonstrating Espoo’s commitment to develop innovative solutions for future environmental and social challenges. The design proposes a new distinctive house for the people that strengthens the future identity of Espoo.