The new Hiukkavaara district is a model for sustainable, arctic building and living. By the year 2035 Hiukkavaara will be a modern urban district with 20,000 people, 10,000 housing units, 1,800 workplaces and smart services for 40,000 consumers.
Hiukkavaara serves as a Living Lab for energy efficient living concepts and solutions. The district offers premises for research, development, testing and launching of new products and services. Hiukkavaara is designed to be human-sized.
Maintaining the living lab concept, Hiukkavaraa will provide a development area for work and home, with ultimately 9,800 apartments and 1,800 workplaces and premises for research and development in a total area of 1,462 hectares.