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This page collects Aalto Töölö workiste news. Stay informed about what is happening on the site of the modernisation of the former main building of the School of Business.
Aalto Töölö julkisivu työmaalla

Weekly bulletin – week 26/2020

TOP 3 this week

  • Kitchen equipment
    • Kitchen equipment for the first floor of block C arrived this week. The installation is in progress.
  • Recreation room kitchens
    • The installation of recreation room kitchen furniture is in progress.
  • Suspended ceilings
    • The installation work on the suspended ceilings has already progressed to the ground floor of block A.

Weekly bulletin – week 25/2020

TOP 3 this week

  • Acrylic coating
    • Application of acrylic coating for kitchen areas. The work will continue next week.
  • Retaining wall
    • The elevation and extension of the retaining wall in the courtyard was cast this week.
  • Light installations

Weekly bulletin – week 24/2020

TOP 3 this week

  • Gym
    • The backgrounds of the gym batteries have been restored and the battery installations are in progress.
  • Demolition of construction site elevators
    • Construction site elevators were dismantled this week.
  • Water roof roll covering work
    • Roll covering of the water roofs of blocks A and C is in progress.

Weekly bulletin – week 23/2020

TOP 3 this week

  • Yard work
    • On the Arkadiankatu side, earthing for lawn area
    • Stonecrop mat on the Ilmarinkatu side.
  • Parquet installation
    • The parquet extension at the lobby of the first floor of block C has been installed.
  • Magnetic walls
    • Magnetic walls at block C

Weekly bulletin – week 22/2020

TOP 3 this week

  • Molding work
    • Molding work has started on the fourth floor of block A.
  • Carpet work
    • Carpet installations are also under way on block C.
  • Shower room floors on block D
    • New sewers in the shower rooms of the old gym have been installed and the floors have been cast.

Weekly bulletin – week 21/2020

TOP 3 this week

  • Kiosk foundation
  • Interior doors
    • Old interior doors are installed and refurbished.
  • Renovation of window sills

Weekly bulletin – week 20/2020

TOP 3 this week

  • Kiosk foundation work
    • The foundation work of the kiosk has been done this week.
  • Furniture installations
    • Installation of the furniture frames has started.
  • Parquet renovation
    • Renovations of parquet floors at the Runeberginkatu end of block C.

Weekly bulletin – week 19/2020

TOP 3 this week

  • Yard work
    • Yard work began this week on the Arkadiankatu side.
  • Scaffolding dismantling
    • The suspended ceiling of the auditorium (C250) and the technology coming to the ceiling have been installed so the scaffolding was dismantled this week.
  • Rubber mat installation
    • Rubber mat installations began on the fourth floor.

Weekly bulletin – week 18/2020

TOP 3 this week

  • Assembly Hall radiators
    • The old radiators in the Assembly Hall have been dismantled and new ones are installed.
  • Waste room elevator
    • A new elevator in the waste room has been installed.
  • Finishing paintings
    • Some rooms have already been painted with finishing paint.

Score of the TR indicator this week is 98,1 %.

Weekly bulletin – week 17/2020

TOP 3 this week

  • Facade impregnation
  • Floor leveling
  • Toilet furnishing

Weekly bulletin – week 16/2020

TOP 3 this week

  • Gym washrooms
  • Ceilings
  • Refurbishing wooden surfaces

Weekly bulletin – week 15/2020

TOP 3 this week

  • Waste room
    • The acrylic friction mass on the floor of the waste room maintenance room and a biowaste refrigerator were installed this week.
  • Toilet facilities
    • The construction of suspended ceilings in toilets is well under way in the block A.
  • Social facilities in block A
    • The partitions of the toilets and social facilities on the ground floor of block A and the underfloor heating of the shower rooms have been installed.

Weekly bulletin – week 14/2020

TOP 3 this week

  • Kitchen
    • Kitchen work on the first floor of block C is progressing. Refrigerator and hood installations as well as tiling work have been done this week.
  • Electricity furnishings
    • Electrical furnishing has started from the fourth floor of block A.
  • Textile carpets
    • The installation of textile carpets started this week from the sixth floor down.

Score of the TR indicator this week is 96,9 %.

Weekly bulletin – week 13/2020

TOP 3 this week:

  • Installation of refrigerator elements
  • Levelings for upper layers of block A
    • The leveling material gives a smooth surface on which the flooring materials can be installed.
  • Filling work outside the waste room
    • This week, the first bitumen polymer sheeting were installed on the roof of the waste room.

Score of the TR indicator this week is 97,1 %.

Weekly bulletin – week 12/2020

TOP 3 this week:

  • Review of the street area to be handed over
  • Reviewing summer vacations
  • Scheduling the delivery of the remaining blocks

Score of the TR indicator this week is 97,0 %.

Preparing for coronavirus:

The site complies with the guidelines and regulations issued by the Finnish Institute for Health and Welfare (THL) and other authorities for the prevention of infections.

Weekly bulletin – week 11/2020

TOP 3 this week

  • Lobby extension
    • Walls of the lobby extension have been built and plastered this week, and cornice work of the roof is underway.
  • Installing the lights
    • The ceiling lights in the A wing are being installed.
  • Window renovations
    • The refurbishing of the windows is progressing.

Score of the TR indicator this week is 97,0 %.

Weekly bulletin – week 10/2020

TOP 3 this week

  • Demolition of the gym
    • The demolition of the gym started this week from the shower rooms.
  • Auditorium scaffolding installation
    • The scaffolding in the auditorium is being installed.
  • Kitchen tiling
    • The kitchen tiling work started this week.

Weekly bulletin – week 9/2020

TOP 3 this week

  • Fitting the old wooden doors
  • Work on suspended ceilings
  • C192 polyurethane coating
    • The floor of the space C192 was coated this week

Weekly bulletin – week 8/2020

TOP 3 this week

  • Stone wall
    • The stone wall of the new passageways in the waste room is under construction.
  • Ceiling of the Wihuri hall
    • Wihuri hall’s new suspended ceiling brackets have been installed and installation of ceiling plasterboards has begun. The ceiling is made of elements that mimic the shape of the old ceiling.
  • Auditorium protection
    • The chairs, tables, walls and floors in the auditorium have been protected this week. Next week, racks will be installed in the space.

Score of the TR indicator this week is 97,1 %.

Weekly bulletin – week 7/2020

TOP 3 this week

  • Balcony condition check
    • This week, test pieces were taken from the balconies for a condition check
  • Tiling
    • Tiling of toilets is in progress.
  • Sewer installations
    • Sewer installation is in progress in the Lutherinkatu side.

Score of the TR indicator this week is 97,4 %.

Weekly bulletin – week 6/2020

TOP 3 this week

  • Casting the waste room floor
    • The rest of the waste room floor was cast this week.
  • Radiators
    • The installation of radiators has started in Wihurisali.
  • TR indicator
    • The TR indicator measurement was calibrated this week. The on-site safety coordinator, Fira's occupational safety expert and on-site TR measurers were involved in the calibration. The TR calibration result was 96,9 %. The result is in line with the scores of the TR indicators, which have an average of 97,0 %.

Weekly bulletin – week 5/2020

TOP 3 this week

  • Ground floor partition walls
    • Work on partition walls is ongoing in the ground floor of the Lutherinkatu side of the building.
  • Demolition of the lobby ceiling
    • Demolition of the ceiling in the lobby is in progress.
  • Casting
    • The roof of the waste room and the floor on the first floor of the Lutherinkatu side were cast this week.

Score of the TR indicator this week is 96,9 %.

Weekly bulletin – week 4/2020

TOP 3 this week

  • Installing the lights in the Assembly Halls
    • The ceiling lights in the Assembly Hall are installed.
  • Grease separator
    • The new grease separator was lifted into place and installation is in progress.
  • Painting
    • Painting has progressed partially to the surface painting phase and the color shades of the walls are beginning to take shape.

Score of the TR indicator this week is 98,2 %.

Weekly bulletin – week 3/2020

TOP 3 this week

  • Lobby extension
    • The lobby extension work continues with creating openings to the old outer wall.
  • Waste room
    • The quarrying work for the waste room is complete. Preparation of casting the floor is underway.
  • Tiling
    • The tiling model has been reviewed and the tiling work has begun.

Score of the TR indicator this week is 97,5 %.

Weekly bulletin – week 51/2019

TOP 3 this week

  • AC engine room in C wing
    • The assembly of the AC machines in the AC engine room of the C wing is well underway.
  • AC engine rooms in A wing
    • AC machines are already in place in the A wing AC engine room and pipe and electrical installations are underway.
  • Ceiling frame
    • The ceiling frame has been started in the A wing.

Score of the TR indicator this week is 97,8 %.

Weekly bulletin – week 50/2019

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  • Pillar coatings
    • Coating of new pillars in the load-bearing wall openings in the block on the Lutherinkatu side has begun.
  • Leveling and painting work
    • Leveling and painting work on the sixth floor of the Lutherinkatu side of the building.
  • AC engine rooms
    • On the fourth floor of the Arkadiankatu side, the floor of the AC engine room has been coated and the AC machine has been lifted on the floor.
    • Installation of the AC machines in the Lutherinkatu block has begun.

Score of the TR indicator this week is 97,6 %.

Weekly bulletin – week 49/2019

TOP 3 this week

  • dB ceiling
    • The dB ceiling work on the block on the Arkadiankatu side has progressed to the first floor.
  • Casting the floor
    • On the block facing Lutherinkatu, a floor tile on the first floor was cast.
  • Openings on the load-bearing wall
    • Openings on the load-bearing wall are mainly done.

Score of the TR indicator this week is 97,1 %.

Weekly bulletin – week 48/2019

TOP 3 this week

  • Floor coatings
    • The first carpets have been installed on the floors of the computer rooms.
  • Worksite indoor conditions
    • The temperature and humidity of the worksite are monitored in critical locations with monitoring sensors and meters. The sensors transmit hourly conditions to the on-site information display. This allows us to react to changes as quickly and efficiently as possible.
    • Temporary heaters and installed radiators keep the worksite warm.
  • Worksite outdoor conditions
    • Especially in the mornings it is dark outside during this time of the year. Therefore the lighting of the worksite is of great importance for occupational safety. We also prepare for the arrival of winter and slippery conditions.

Score of the TR indicator this week is 95,8 %.

Weekly bulletin – week 47/2019

TOP 3 this week

  • Floor coating
    • Coating of the floors has started with polyurethane coating in the technical spaces.
  • Lobby extension
    • The frame of the lobby extension has been erected. The steel frame of the glass walls is being installed.
  • Waste room roof
    • The roof of the waste room was cast this week.

Score of the TR indicator this week is 97,7 %.

Weekly bulletin – week 46/2019

TOP 3 this week

  • Window renovations
    • The first refurbished windows have arrived and have been reinstalled.
  • Waste room
    • Work outside the waste room. The doorways have been pierced in the stone walls and new walls have been built.
  • Building service systems
    • Electrical and plumbing work is progressing well. In most of the radiators heat has been turned on. Also the the CIPP lining process of the rainwater drains is almost complete.

Score of the TR indicator this week is 96,7 %.

Weekly bulletin – week 45/2019

TOP 3 this week

  • Building of the kitchen partition walls
    • Building of the kitchen partition walls has begun
  • Concreting the 6th floor vault
    • The 6th floor vault and the roof slab of the elevator shaft were concreted this week
  • Projection test
    •  The image of the proximity projector was viewed with three different wall surface paint techniques.

Score of the TR indicator this week is 96,8 %.

Weekly bulletin – week 44/2019

TOP 3 this week

  • Partition walls
    • Work on partition walls, as well as leveling and painting work is ongoing.
  • Waste room
    • Sawing of new door openings in the waste room is ongoing.
  • Elevator shaft
    • The elevator shaft on the Lutherinkatu side has been concreted to the sixth floor.

Score of the TR indicator this week is 97,9 %.

Weekly bulletin – week 43/2019

TOP 3 this week

  • Casting the kitchen floor
  • Overview of color swatches in the AEE spaces
    • The color scheme of the AEE spaces was decided on Monday.
  • Reinforcement walls
    • Steel reinforcements in the block on the Lutherinkatu side of the building.

Score of the TR indicator this week is 98,4%.

Weekly bulletin – week 42/2019

TOP 3 this week

  • Doorway in the stone wall of the waste room
    • A doorway has been pierced in the stone wall on the Arkadiankatu side of the building, where the new waste room will be placed.
  • Roof safety system
    • The roof bollards and the roof safety system have been installed.
  • Scanning of iron reinforcements
    • 3D ultrasound examination of concrete structures investigates e.g. locations of steel, pipes and cables without opening the structures.

Score of the TR indicator this week is 97,0 %.

Weekly bulletin - week 41/2019

TOP 3 this week

  • The building’s own heating system has been partly returned to use
  • The quarrying work for the waste room nearly complete
  • Openings in the load-bearing wall nearly complete

Score of the TR indicator this week is 92,5 %.

Weekly bulletin - week 40/2019

TOP 3 this week

  • Electrical wiring
    • Installing cable trays is nearly done, and electrical wiring work was started for the block on the Lutherinkatu side.
  • Smoothing and painting
    • Seaming and smoothing the interior walls is also coming along nicely.
  • Floor for the commercial kitchen
    • The floor drains and sewage for the kitchen were installed and reinforcement work is currently undergoing.

Score of the TR indicator this week is 97,4%.

Weekly bulletin - week 39/2019

TOP 3 this week

  • Installing drains for the commercial kitchen
    • A commercial kitchen will be built in the section on the Arkadiankatu side. The work is at full speed. This week we installed the floor drains, and will continue constructing the kitchen during the upcoming weeks. The locations of the drains determine where all the different appliances will be installed.
  • Digging work for a grease separator
    • A grease separator will be installed for the commercial kitchen. All grease from the kitchen's wastewater is collected in the separator, which reduces clogging.
  • Installing heating

Score of the TR indicator this week is 97,9%.

Weekly bulletin - week 38/2019

TOP 3 this week

  • Creating openings in a load-bearing wall
    • A thick load-bearing wall made from brick runs between the Arkadiankatu and Lutherinkatu sections. New openings will be made into that wall. During the work, some temporary support structures will be built. The openings will then be reinforced with steel.
  • Installing interior walls
  • Concreting the elevator shaft
    • The first floor of the new elevator shaft was concreted this week.

Score of the TR indicator this week is 98,1%.

Weekly bulletin - week 37/2019

TOP 3 this week

  • Window renovations
    • The windows will be taken out and renovated at the contractor’s workshop. The frames and sills will be repaired at the site.
  • HVAC installations
    • Installation work for radiators and AC was started.
  • Concreting the elevator frame in the kitchen.
    • Reinforcing and filling the old elevator shaft in the kitchen.

Weekly bulletin - week 36/2019

TOP 3 this week

  • Concreting the elevator pit for the elevator shaft in the Lutherinkatu wing.
  • The first air conditioning equipment was lifted to the sixth floor.
  • Work began on creating new openings in the load-bearing wall from the Arkadiankatu side.

Weekly bulletin - week 35/2019

TOP 3 this week

  • Filling work for intermediate floors on C block’s 1st floor
  • Installing pillars and the beam for the lobby extension on 2nd floor.
  • Work on ducts for the AC began.

Score of the TR indicator this week is 98,0%.

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