Vuores is a new urban area in Tampere, Central Finland that is planned to showcase a high quality of life and good accessibility by public transport to downtown Tampere and the nearby university campus. There will also be good access to surrounding forests and high-tech business parks. The area will contain innovative energy production systems and new housing solutions. In Vuores, cutting-edge technology is being integrated into the environment.
Reason to Be Selected
Highlights:Dialogue and various competitions have helped promote cooperation in high-quality planning, design and construction.The first residential buildings are being built for 1,000 people, and the attractive boulevard was inaugurated in the summer of 2011.
When completed in 2020, the area will house 13,500 inhabitants and offer 6,000 jobs. The Finnish Housing Fair in 2012 will be arranged in Vuores with the themes of garden city and eco-efficient living.
ECO2 not only coordinates and supports the implementation of climate and energy objectives in Tampere, but also encourages growth in the environment business, with the emphasis on cleantech, energy saving, renewable energy and eco-efficient construction.