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.

Eerikinkatu 7, Helsinki

Completed in 1892, this stunning neo-renaissance building was restored to its original residential use after serving as office space for many years.

Luotsikatu 1a, Helsinki

The Lumo homes on Luotsikatu have a coffee-scented past: this stone house in Katajanokka, built in 1938, is an old Paulig coffee roastery.

Kyllikinkatu 15, Tampere

The impressive, red-brick Emil Aaltonen’s old shoe factory in the historic Tammella district houses unique loft-style homes.

Lönnrotinkatu 30, Helsinki

Originally a printing house, this charmingly functionalist 1930s industrial building was renovated for residential use, respecting the spirit of the building.

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).

Kotkankatu 9, Helsinki

This 50s apartment building that was originally an office in Alppila, Helsinki, has a colourful history as the Press House of the People’s Democratic Movement.

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