New life for an old building in the heart of the city
We give new life to buildings by transforming old office and industrial buildings into unique urban homes.
Bulevardi 31, Helsinki
Classrooms are transformed into city homes as the historic buildings of the old Helsinki University of Technology chemistry department on Bulevardi got a new lease on life as Lumo homes.
Iso Roobertinkatu 30, Helsinki
A 1960s office building in the heart of Helsinki’s Punavuori was transformed into stylish Lumo homes. A special feature of these homes is their high-quality built-in sound systems.
Töölönkatu 11-15, Helsinki
This stone building, designed by architect Karl Lindahl, was originally a printing house and office building for Weilin+Göös. Today, Lumo homes can be found inside the history-steeped walls.
Saariniemenkatu 6, Helsinki
This apartment building in Hakaniemi, completed in 1979, is the former headquarters of the SDP party. Before the party headquarters were built, the same site was the birth home of the writer Mika Waltari, which can still be seen on the memorial plaque on the façade of the building.
Tilketori 4, Helsinki
Built in 1938 on the edge of Tilketori, this functionalist building designed by architect Erkki Huttunen was once the office and warehouse of Maanviljelyskonetehdas Oy (MKT).
Read stories about the buildings
Transforming classrooms into urban homes full of history
The Uusi kemia and Vanha kemia buildings in the Metropolia block are a fascinating pair, melting various layers of the previous century into a unique whole.
“A perfect home and workspace could be found easily online”
Laura Kirsilä rented herself a perfect home and wordspace online, from the beautiful old Emil Aaltonen's shoe factory in Tampere.
Lumo’s functionalist house tells a story about industrial history
Tilketori in Ylä-Malmi used to be one of the busiest industrial areas in Helsinki. What remains now is the office building built in the functionalist era which now houses elegant Lumo homes.