Linnanniemi area in Turku
location: Turku (Åbo), Finland
type: open international ideas competition
prizes: 220,000 €
languages: English, Finnish
The competition is organised for the area comprising Turku Castle, its surroundings and the western bank of the mouth of the Aura River in order to find a comprehensive overall idea. The unique history and the maritime nature of Linnanniemi are important features in the construction and planning of urban public spaces. The future Linnanniemi will be a centre of year-round urban culture where you can simultaneously experience the history, the sea and the most beautiful archipelago in the world.