- Sustainable urban development
- FI / SV
Some 7,500 apartments will be built in Kruunuvuorenranta by 2030. In the area, you are surrounded by nature but close to services. Excellent opportunities for outdoor activities and recreation and light installations create a characteristic atmosphere for Kruununvuorenranta. The area offers smooth transport connections in many directions, and the future light rail line will take you to the city centre in 15 minutes.
Kaisa Bremer was attracted to the idea of using a raw space to build her own apartment. For Kaisa, the most important feature of a home is an open space for cooking and relaxing after a long day at work. She found a suitable loft in Kruunuvuorenranta, and the beautiful views of the sea soon made Kaisa fall in love with the area.
To Roosa and Samu Kälkäjä, the surrounding nature and sea are the best parts of Kruunuvuorenranta. You can also personally influence the services of a developing area. Living in the area feels communal: the family’s children have already found lots of friends on the building’s courtyard, and plenty of events take place in the area.
The sea and nature are present everywhere at Kruunuvuorenranta. Six kilometres of shoreline, three nature conservation areas, a forest pond in its natural state, nature trails and historic manor landscapes attract people to spend their leisure time in the area.
Although you are surrounded by nature in Kruunuvuorenranta, the environment and construction are very urban. The most important public and commercial services are within walking distance. Good transport connections are available in many directions. In the future, you can reach the centre by light rail in fifteen minutes, as the Kruunusillat project is completed.
Kruunuvuorenranta is a district of light. During the dark seasons, light installations and the overall lighting solutions turn the area into a piece of landscape art that turns heads all the way to the inner city.
At Kruunuvuorenranta, a pipe collection system is used for waste management. Residents will carry their sorted waste to the housing company’s collection point, from where it is sucked into a pipeline and taken to a collection station. Pipe transport for waste reduces service traffic, making yard areas safer and more comfortable. Rode is managed by Kruunuvuorenrannan jätteen putkikeräys Oy. More information on Rode.
Waste that does not belong in Rode is sorted into separate recycling rooms. The recycling rooms are used for glass and metal waste as well as large cardboard pieces and large mixed waste.
Other shared services include shared spaces, beach saunas, shared courtyards and Kruunuparkki parking services. These and Kruunuverkko, the area’s own network portal, are managed by Kruunuvuorenrannan Palvelu Oy.
Kruunuvuorenranta offers a home for every need. In accordance with the city of Helsinki’s housing and land use policy, Kruunuvuorenranta will have owner-occupied apartments, privately financed and state-subsidised rental dwellings , right-of-occupancy apartments , price regulated Hitas apartments and apartments for students and senior citizens. The house types and floor plans are versatile.
Kruunuvuorenranta has nine areas, each with a slightly different appearance. Haakoninlahti is the most urban of them. The area also has different urban single-family houses: The Kaitalahti area offers plots for building detached houses. At Koirasaaret, you can even have a personal beach.
Kruunuvuorenranta is a seaside recreation area of the future, offering experiences with beach life, boating, fishing, sports, exercise, outdoor activities and culture. The area is a combination of an urban, developing city and experiences of nature and culture.
Regardless of where you are in Kruunuvuorenranta, you are never more than a few hundred metres away from the outdoor routes or nature trails that circle the area. The natural landscape varies from rocky forests to coastal meadows and islets. The nature trails alternate between steep cliffs and valley groves. The trails lead close to the sea shore as well as high up on the scenic spots of the cliffs. Kruunuvuori mountain, which gave the area its name, is largely a recreation area. In the middle of this nearly wilderness-like area we find Kruunuvuorenlampi, a pond surrounded by rock thousands of years ago. Together with its shores, the pond is registered as a nature conservation area. A protected linden grove can be found in the south-eastern part of Kruunuvuori.
Kaivoskallio has the Stansvik grove and mine nature conservation area with its interesting natural and cultural history values, and a hardwood tree area protected in the local detailed plan is located to the east of Kaitalahdenkuru.
The 19th century Stansvik manor, with its buildings and parks, is a nationally significant manor environment and a public recreation area. In addition to the main buildings, the manor landscape contains a large number of buildings and villas to be protected or preserved, and the particularly impressive Knut Felix oak avenue that was planted in the 1860s. The area contains an exceptionally large number of natural values, such as endangered swamp frogs and bats. Stansvik also offers services to visitors from further away. The area has a restaurant, and the plan is to develop sauna and canoeing services. Varisluoto has two buildings that will be preserved.
Summer settlements are being developed in Vanhakylä, on the eastern shore of Tahvonlahti. The area will have new summer huts and access connections will be improved.
The restored manor park of Tullisaari is only a short distance away from Kruunuvuorenranta.