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KUH Peko1

Renovation and enlargement: 14 360 m², 15 260 brm²
Address:
Puijonlaaksontie 2, FI-70210 Kuopio
Commissioned by:
Northern Savo District Hospital Board
Consultant group:
Pekka Lukkaroinen Architects Ltd. / Partanen & Lamusuo Ltd
Pa-La chief designer:
Heikki Lamusuo and Jaana Partanen
Pa-La team:
Maija Haapala, Hanna Huhta, Elina Rukajärvi, Virpi Mononen, Mirjam Hyvönen, Samu Lehto, Taru Paavilainen

01 / 2014
03 / 2018

Partanen & Lamusuo Ltd planned the PEKO1 project for the renovation of the old part of the Kuopio University Hospital in co-operation with architects' office Pekka Lukkaroinen Ltd. In this project, the responsibilities of Partanen & Lamusuo Ltd include the planning of the eye disease outpatient department, the infection unit, the musculo-skeletal disorders department, the oral and maxillofacial diseases outpatient department, the biobank, ISLAB's (Eastern Finland Laboratory Centre Joint Authority Enterprise) 24/7 laboratory spaces as well as of all public main entrance and gallery spaces. At the customer's wish, the innovative hand of Partanen & Lamusuo Ltd was also displayed in this part of the Kuopio University Hospital.

Kuopio University Hospital, 2018. Photo © Pa-La

Waiting area, Kuopio University Hospital, 2018. Photo © Pa-La

Furnitures are also colourful! Photo © Pa-La

We think that more important than flexibility for the creative collaboration is adaptability.
The ability to tell the same story even when the amount of pages in the book changes. With the knowledge collected having completed hundreds of small and large projects we can deduce that even though we are very proud of what we have accomplished the merit for our best work goes to our clients. They have shared our point of view that we only succeed because we share the same vision and dream. We design spaces, buildings and environments that are comfortable to live and work, pleasant to the eye and sustainable. We are creative design and architectural group, we want to create an inclusive world all around us - Piece by Piece.