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A Bloc

Shopping center A Bloc is the main meeting place on campus. A Bloc is located in connection with the Aalto University metro station in Otaniementie 12.
A Bloc

About the building

Shopping center A Bloc was opened in 2018 in connection with the Aalto University metro station. A Bloc houses several restaurants and cafés, specialty shops, a fitness center, grocery stores, a pharmacy and an Alko store. The total retail space is around 6 000 m2. A Bloc is part of a building complex designed by Verstas Arkkitehdit.

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A Bloc

Shopping center A Bloc is the beating heart and the main meeting place of the Otaniemi campus with its restaurants, cafés and other services. Finland's most innovative shopping center is located in connection with the Aalto University metro station.

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News

A six-meter wide seaweed installation takes over Finnish shopping centre

Julia Lohmann's globally acknowledged seaweed pavilion is on display around the clock at A Bloc in Otaniemi, Finland.

Julia Lohmann's Hidaka Ohmu seaweed pavilion at the A Bloc shopping centre. Photo: Mikko Raskinen

Delivery of packages in Otaniemi transfers to A Bloc

Posti's parcel locker will start operating in K-Market Otaniemi on Monday, 12 October, and Lehtipiste's Pakettipiste parcel locker on the second floor of A Bloc in October on week 43.

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Cafetoria Aalto opens in A Bloc on June 2nd

Cafetoria Aalto, the new café of Cafetoria roastery, opens in A Bloc on Tuesday, June 2nd 2020. Cafetoria is an independent and artisan coffee roastery with Finnish and Latin roots.

Cafetoria Aalto

A Bloc in Otaniemi awarded as best shopping centre innovation in Finland

The Nordic Council of Shopping Centers valued A Bloc’s vision for the future.

Kaksi opiskelijaa kävelee A Bloc -kauppakeskuksessa.

Pilot of Finland's first automated commercial drone delivery service launches in Otaniemi

September marks the first birthday of shopping centre A Bloc. To celebrate the occasion, A Bloc partners with growth company Third Space Auto for a drone delivery service trial starting 9 September

Drone ByDrone Image: Third Space Auto

Shopping centre A Bloc opens and brings in new services

New restaurants, cafes, shops and other services transform Otaniemi’s service offering.

A Bloc sijoittuu Aalto-yliopiston metroaseman yhteyteen. Kuva: Mikko Raskinen / Aalto-yliopisto
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