Munkkiniemi Housing Project

Year: 2016

Location: Munkkiniemi

Country: Finland

Owner Builder: Mutual Pension Insurance Company Ilmarinen

Contractor: Fira Oy

Designer: Sweco Asiantuntijapalvelut Oy

Problem / Solution

This project consisted in the complete renovation of an apartment building near Helsinki. Apart from the frames and facades all structures and technical installations had to be removed and replaced.


In only one day of work the expanded clay lightweight aggregate was blew to the five-story apartment from the street.

Why expanded clay?

Expanded clay lightweight aggregate was chosen to replace the old fillings of the intermediate floors due to it easy applicability, sound proofing and fire insulation nature.

Munkkiniemi Housing Project (Finland – Leca – 2016)
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