Infrastructure Construction

Foamit lightens the weight of the new street in Central Pasila

Firdonkatu is a new street being built as a continuation of the Maistraatinportti street in Central Pasila, where it will become part of the new thoroughfare that will support the enormous Tripla construction project. The foundations for Firdonkatu are laid in thick clay soil, so a lightening structure was required to combat subsidence. Foamit foam…

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Infrastructure Construction

Covering Finnish national road 3 in Hämeenlinna

The project was part of a larger redevelopment of central Hämeenlinna. When Finnish national road 3 was covered over, an access ramp and slip road were also constructed. Once the cover was complete, construction began on a shopping centre, part of which was built on the cover over the road. The worksite was in a…

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Building construction

The Lasipalatsi courtyard deck forms the roof of the Amos Rex art museum

Lasipalatsi, a building in central Helsinki, was originally erected as a temporary structure more than 50 years ago. The building came up for renovation at the same time as the Amos Anderson art museum was looking for a site for a new building. This gave rise to a project to simultaneously renovate the popular Lasipalatsi…

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Building construction

Foam glass is becoming more commonplace on apartment building sites

Foamit foam glass aggregate, which already has an established position in infrastructure construction, is also gaining a foothold in housebuilding as a lightening and thermal insulation material. For example, a contractor on YIT Rakennus Oy’s apartment construction site in Mankkaa has chosen Foamit as a new alternative for a conventional solution. The widespread use of…

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Building construction

Foamit is also a great solution for roof ceilings

Foamit foam glass aggregate – a versatile lightening and thermal insulation material for infrastructure and housebuilding – is also suitable for roof ceilings. Foam glass aggregate does not cause corrosion or other structural risks. YIT selected Foamit as a lightening material for the roof ceiling in the Asunto Oy Elegia housing company. A new residential…

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