Pre-contract signed with the City of Lohja

In English bellow: Hyviä uutisia; esisopimus Hyrsylän koulun kaupasta Lohjan kaupungin ja arkkitehti Pedro Aibéon välillä on tänään allekirjoitettu! Sopimuksessa ostaja (Aibéo) sitoutuu maksamaan lopullisen kauppasumman, kun sittemmin tuleva todennäköinen hallinto-oikeuden päätös valituksen kumoamisesta toteutuu. Nyt odotamme valituksen käsittelyä, jotta pääsemme sittemmin viimein kunnostamaan koulua. Good news: the pre-contract between the City of Lohja and Read more about Pre-contract signed with the City of Lohja[…]

Hyrsylän koulu Cohousing moving forward

In English bellow: Tänään osa Gamified Cohousing tiimiämme, Aibéo, Paula ja Susu tapasivat Hyrsylän koululla Lohjan johtavan rakennustarkastajan ja Länsi-Uudenmaan museoviraston johtajan sekä koulun pitkäaikaisen huoltomiehen. Esittelimme tarkennettuja piirrustuksia suunnitelmistamme. Tapaaminen meni todella hyvin, ja pääsimme yhteisymmärrykseen. Olemme iloisia tästä, tänä perjantaina meillä on tapaaminen kaupungin edustajien kanssa jossa allekirjoitamme esisopimuksen kaupasta. Today, part of Read more about Hyrsylän koulu Cohousing moving forward[…]

Gamified Cohousing meets Mehr als Wohnen

Much has been happening with our Gamified Cohousing Startup.  For example, we have just been nominated for Best Newcomer by the Nordic Startup Awards. Also we have been granted a funding from the Helsinki Think Company for our work and we met with Lilo Ruther from the cohousing in Switzerland , Mehr Als Wohnen. From this Read more about Gamified Cohousing meets Mehr als Wohnen[…]

3D scans, 360 videos, photogrammetry and Bitcoin mining at the Hyrsylän Koulu Cohousing

The process of investigating the best way to turn Hyrsylän Koulu into a pilot project for cohousing is ongoing.  Pic. 1 Some of the students and Pedro Aibéo, photo by Paula Ojansuu, 2018 Two students of Metropolia did today a full laser scanning of the outside and inside of the main Building: Other two students did Read more about 3D scans, 360 videos, photogrammetry and Bitcoin mining at the Hyrsylän Koulu Cohousing[…]

Svartså Skola Cohousing site visit

Today, AIBEO architecture visited the site of the Svartså Skola, between Porvoo and Helsinki. We are renovating a 109 year old school into cohousing apartments. We went there today with a potential construction company to partner us. Many challenges faces us in this pathway. First things to be sure of, are of the fungus and Read more about Svartså Skola Cohousing site visit[…]

The Cohousing Architecture: the process matters!

I want to live in a place I know it was built with care, I feel socially included and I know it will matter when I’m gone. Welcome to the Co-housing and Heritage renovation project Svartså Skola in Finland. On the Swedish Finnish Heritage day, last 6th November 2016, Svartså Skola made it’s first public Read more about The Cohousing Architecture: the process matters![…]

The Svartså Skola Cohousing updates early 2017

Svartså Skola project is up-and-running in full-speed! We’ve met banks for finances, recruited new members, pitched the co-housing in Greenhouse Lab, sharpened the strategy and organization… We just had a meeting with 4 interested people in supporting Svartså Skola in marketing concerns. It went very well and all will work together with us. Still today Read more about The Svartså Skola Cohousing updates early 2017[…]

Renovation, Co-housing and Co-design!

In 2009, after 103 years of operation, the city of Porvoo closed down Svartså School. We, a team of architects, were impressed by the beautiful environment of Svartså, and proposed to the city of Porvoo to create a new housing project. Before an individual investor takes over this wonderful place and either destroys it or Read more about Renovation, Co-housing and Co-design![…]