Panel of Judges

Anni Sinnemäki

Deputy Mayor for Urban Environment, City of Helsinki

Chair of the panel of judges

Tomi Aimonen

Head of Real Estate Investments, Ilmarinen Mutual Pension Insurance Company

Representative of Elielin kehitys Ltd

Cino Zucchi

Chief Architect, Professor, Cino Zucchi Architetti

International expert judge

Pasi Suutari

Vice President of Real Estate, SOK Real Estate

Representative of Elielin kehitys Ltd

Mikko Aho

Executive Director, Urban Environment Division, City of Helsinki

Representative of the City of Helsinki

Perttu Pulkka

Senior Architect, City of Helsinki

Representative of the City of Helsinki

Jouni Heinänen

Team Leader, Urban Space and Landscape Planning, City of Helsinki

Representative of the City of Helsinki

Hannu Tikka

Architect (SAFA), Partner, APRT Ltd

Representative nominated by the Finnish Association of Architects (SAFA)

Mirjam Larinkari

Design Manager, Landscape Architect (MARK), City of Tampere

Representative nominated by the Finnish Association of Landscape Architects (MARK)

Vesa Olkkola

Architect (SAFA), CEO, Evata Partners Ltd

Representative of Elielin kehitys Ltd

Markku Hietala

Senior Advisor, Partner, Realidea Ltd

Representative of Elielin kehitys Ltd

Organisation of the competition

The competition is arranged by Elielin kehitys Ltd and the City of Helsinki. The panel of judges will be responsible for evaluating the proposed designs. The panel of judges has eleven members, four of whom are nominated by the organiser, four by the City of Helsinki, one by the Finnish Association of Architects (SAFA) and one by the Finnish Association of Landscape Architects (MARK), and one invited expert member from abroad. The panel of judges will be assisted in their evaluation by the competition secretariat and designated experts.

The competition secretariat is responsible for the preparation and conduct of the competition and for any necessary contractual negotiations. The competition secretariat acts as a point of contact for the competitors and assists the panel of judges during the competition.

Decisions on the competition will be made by Elielin kehitys Ltd and the Urban Environment committee upon the judges’ proposal.