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Computer Science building

The Computer Science building (informally CS Building), Tietotekniikan talo (or T-talo), is mainly used for IT and electrical engineering teaching and research.
Tietotekniikan talo, Computer Science Building
Image: Matti Ahlgren / Aalto University

About the building

The Computer Science building teaching and research facilities are situated over three floors overlooking a well-lit lobby space. The building also houses the Athene students’ and Computer Science students' guild rooms, and is connected to the Mechanical Engineering building next door. The building has received the Steel Prize of the Year, and uses district heating and solar power through a 116,5 kWp solar power plant on the roof, with an estimated annual return of 96 000 kWh.

The building was designed by Arkkitehtitoimisto Brunow & Maunula and it was completed in 1998.

In the building:

Department of Computer Science

Some parts of Department of Communications and Networking (School of Electrical Engineering)

Finnish Center for Artificial Intelligence FCAI

Helsinki Institute for Information Technology HIIT

Learning services / Student services  for School of Science

Restaurant Sodexo Aalto Tietotekniikantalo

Subway Otaniemi

 

How to get there?

Aalto University metro station (Aalto-yliopisto) is within walking distance (approx. 300m from Tietotie/Datavägen exit). Travel time from Helsinki city centre is 15min.

Building has a limited accessibilty due to construction of Jokeri Light Rail. Surrounding streets are under construction. Maarintie and part of Konemiehentie are closed on car traffic until autumn 2020. Parking area next to the building is accessible from west direction of Maarintie.

Read more about constructions and see the map

 

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