V I I K K I   E C O L O G I C A L   H O U S I N G   A R E A   - a c t i o n s   i n   P r o c u r e m e n t   P r o t o c o l

 

1  S T R A T E G I C                  P L A N N I N G

2  U R B A N  P L A N N I N G

3  B U I L D I N G  D E S I G N

4  C O N S T R U C T I O N

5  O P E R A T I O N

6  D E M O L I T I O N

A I M

Need for new construction and development of sustainable construction.

From goals into reality. Need for an environmentally conscious master plan.

Sustainable design.

Sustainable construction.

Handover of the finished building. Faultless and energy-efficient use and maintenance of building.

Demolition.

O B J E C T I V E

To implement design and construction by ecological building trends and gain experience for future projects. To support National Program of Ecologically Sustainable Building.

 

To find realistic and applicable solutions for Viikki and other ecological urban areas.

To develop a domestic assessment method for the evaluation of plans.

To find design and imp­le­men­ta­tion teams for the area through a planning com­pe­ti­tion.

Development of PIMWAG ecological criteria.

PIMWAG-evaluation and verification of projects.

Execution plans. Tender-action and construction.

PIMWAG-evaluation of the finished construction.

To deliver from the contractor to the owner a building that fulfills set up PIMWAG requirements.

Fulfillment of PIMWAG requirements and set guarantees during the entire life cycle of building

Fulfillment of PIMWAG requirements during the refurbishments and demolition.

D E C I S I O N

To build a new experimental ecological housing area in Helsinki.

Establishment of the Eco-Urban Project.

To build experimental hou­sing in Viikki.

Town plan from the basis of 1st competition.

Decision to de­ve­lop an evaluation met­hod for housing projects. All projects must fulfill its basic level.

Six teams participate in the 2nd planning competition.

Calculation of 1st PIMWAG points for winning projects that will be implemented. Final PIMWAG points.

Selection of the contractor on the basis of the lowest tender price.

Construction.

The owner accepts the finished building.

Occupation of the new building.

To demolish a construction.

O U T C O M E

Commissions and land-use policy documents.

1st competition entries. Town plan.

Invitation for bids for an evaluation method from the City of Helsinki.

Propositions from different groups.

2nd competition ent­ries. Architects' and engineers' plans.

PIMWAG evaluation documents. Construction com­mis­sion to achieve milieu go­als and ecological demands in Viikki.

Tender documents and contract agreement.

PIMWAG evaluation documents.

 

Agreement on final inspection on delivery and finance. The building itself. Maintenance book. Feedback collected from the actors and inhabitants.

Tender documents and contract agreement.

S T Y L E

Governmental decision making processes in planning.

Ju­ry consisting of different exper­ti­se recommends the win­ning entry of the 1st competition to the City of Helsinki.

No assessment method is used for the evaluation of plans in the urban level.                        

Local politics, decision processes in the city level.

Ju­ry consisting of different exper­ti­se recommends the win­ning entry to the City of Helsinki.                        PIMWAG group eva­lua­tes projects in mee­tings and City of Helsinki controls them as a client. The developer signs a document assuring that the final building fulfills PIMWAG points.

The main contractor is chosen on the basis of a lowest price.

The developer, designers and contractor participate in the handover meeting where final inspection is held.

A special surveillance group verificates PIMWAG points.

Inhabitants say their opinion through tenant democracy process.

 

A C T O R S

Ci­ty of Helsinki and the Eco-Urban project (Ministry of Environment, Techno­lo­gy Development Center TE­KES and Association of Fin­nish Architects SAFA). Mi­nistry of Environment.

City of Helsinki, city planning department and designers.

The evaluation groups.

City of Helsinki as client and supervisor, Eco-Urban project. PIMWAG evaluators. Designers: architects and engineers.

The developer that chooses the contractor. Contractors. PIMWAG evaluators. City of Helsinki.

The developer, the designers, the contractor. PIMWAG evaluators. Eco-Urban project and City of Helsinki survey. The owner and the in­ha­bi­tants. The owner VVO De­ve­lo­per aims to select acti­ve and ecologically orien­ta­ted tenants. Few volunteers are in charge of energy and implantations.

The owner and the in­ha­bi­tants.

S T A K E H O L D E R S

Ci­ty of Helsinki and the Eco-Urban project. The public.

City of Helsinki. The public.

Implementation teams.

Implementation team: VVO Developer, architect, engineers, contractors

Inhabitants. City of Helsinki.

The users.

V E R I F I C A T I O N,          R E V I E W

Decision making documents and memos.

Decision making documents and memos. Invitation for bids for the evaluation criteria.

Design competition documents and jury memos. Plans. PIMWAG evaluation documents.

Plans, memos of design meetings. PIMWAG calculations.

Handover documents. PIMWAG verifications. Maintenance book. Documents of the surveillance group established to collect experiences from Viikki projects.  

Documents of the surveillance group established to collect experiences from Viikki projects.

BEQUEST, Procurement Protocol TG, Case Study / Viikki, Minna Sunikka & Pekka Huovila, VTT