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News, 7/14/2014

Helsinki hip: Harbours become houses

Photo: Adam Groffman/flickr, cc by-nc-sa 2.0Helsinki neighbourhoods, future, futuristic, development, housing, Arabianranta, Jätkäsaari, Kalasatama, construction, innovation, Loppukiri, Kallio, Sörnäinen, FinlandOn the still undeveloped shoreline of Kalasatama, Ihana Kahvila (Wonderful Café) operates out of empty shipping containers and draws a crowd.

As Helsinki’s population continues to grow, so does the demand for new housing. We take a look at three waterside developments – one recently completed and two still under construction – that have already created room for thousands of new residents in the capital area.

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Updated 7/14/2014

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