Skanska Builds Multi-Purpose Building at the University of Turku Campus
Finland Skanska has signed a contract with The University Properties of Finland to build a new multi-purpose building in the campus area of Åbo Akademi University and the University of Turku in Turku, Finland. The contract is worth EUR 69M.
The six-storey building, which will replace the old Juslenia building at the campus, will be divided into a laboratory and office zone, with a large glass and wooden hallway stretching throughout the entire building. The total volume will be 23,000 gross square meters and the building will host teaching and research facilities, rentable facilities as well as a gym and a restaurant.
Research and laboratory facilities set high demands for the construction. The overall floor plan and its versatile solutions will contribute to common activities and shared services, and ensure high utilisation rate for all future users. The project strives for the Excellent level of the BREEAM environmental certification system.
The new building will be completed during spring 2021 and taken into use the same autumn.