Sivén & Takala | Kirsti Sivén and Asko Takala Arkkitehdit Ltd - Architectural Agency Helsinki

Kirsti Sivén & Asko Takala Arkkitehdit Ltd

Kirsti Sivén and Asko Takala Arkkitehdit Ltd is an architectural agency founded in 1983 and specializes in lasting and environmentally friendly architecture. The partners in the company are architects Kirsti Sivén and Asko Takala.

The principle of Kirsti Sivén & Asko Takala Arkkitehdit Ltd is to make architecture that stands the test of time and is easy to adjust along changing needs. Our architecture rises from users and environment. We look for solutions in which user needs meet high quality architecture. Environmental friendliness and usability of buildings are important values for us.

Our method of working involves a deep devotion to the characteristics and demands of each task, aiming at fresh and innovative solutions both in functional and aesthetic ways. Our extensive experience in residential architecture has taught us to aim for quality within reasonable economic and technical frames.

Sustainability and ecological aspects belong to our tools in making timeless architecture responsive to various needs and functions, and with a lifetime requiring minimal structural alterations. Innovative designs and solutions are realized in competition entries, sharpened and perfected in practice.

We are specialized in:

• High rise housing
• Low rise housing
• Timber buildings
• Senior housing, other special housing and care environments
• Ecological housing
• Educational buildings
• Urban planning

We have:

• Over 30 years of design experience in housing and public architecture
• Expertise in Building Information Modeling
• Expertise in image processing and 3D modeling
• Autocad and Revit softwares for modeling
• InDesign, Illustrator and Photoshop softwares for image processing
• Head architect competence
• Expertise in quality systems of ATL (The Association of Finnish Architects’ Office) and RALA (The Finnish Construction Quality Association)
• ATL’s quality system model number 76

In short: Our goal is to make architecture that stands the test of time and is easy to adjust along changing needs.

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