Harbour2100


Sweco is one of the Case Companies at the Intelligence Hunt 6th Edition, Finals of which will be in Turku, January 22. The topic of their case is "Harbour2100".


Lasse Rajala, Business Area Director and Jyri Nieminen, Chief Sustainability Officer at Sweco Structures Ltd will be presenting the case assignment.


Lasse Rajala’s Business Area is focusing in Structural Special Services, Infra Structure Design and Export of Structural Engineering Services. His expertise areas are industrialized construction and international operations. Since 1985 he has worked in numerous projects in UAE, Iraq, Russia, India, Saudi-Arabia, China, South-Korea, Iceland, Germany, Sweden, Norway, Canada, Poland, Latvia, Lithuania, Estonia, Czech Republic, Finland and so on.

Rajala has established structural engineering offices into several cities: Olsztyn, Warsaw, Poznan, Krakow, Vilnius and St. Petersburg. In the past has also been the Chairman of the Board in several country organizations. He has also worked 3 years in Berlin, Germany part of the time running engineering office there.


Jyri Nieminen has a background in building physics, energy efficiency of buildings and built environment. He has worked in various position at VTT Technical Research Centre of Finland for 30 years. He started as a Chief Sustainability Officer for Sweco Finland Ltd. in 2013. His responsibility covers services for life-cycle consulting and sustainable buildings and cities. He has coordinated European projects on energy efficiency in new and existing buildings and refurbishment of existing districts towards carbon neutral energy through new assessment tools, delivery process models and business models. He is currently a member of the board of the Green Building Council Finland and a member of the International Advisory Board at Centre for Urban Design in Cold Region, Jilin Jianzhu University.


Sweco has two Student Teams working on this case assignment; "Portal to the Future" and "Aquamarine". The student teams will present their views on topic Harbour2100 at the Finals of the competition.


Sweco provides design and consultancy services in the fields of structural engineering, architecture, building services, industry, environmental and community engineering, and also provides project management and construction services.

Sweco plans and designs the communities and cities of the future. They do this by offering qualified services in the fields of consulting engineering, environmental technology and architecture.