WIT Press

The Environmental Design Parameters Affecting The New Lay-out Of The Vuosaari Small Craft Marina

Price

Free (open access)

Paper DOI

10.2495/CE990501

Volume

43

Pages

10

Published

1999

Size

1,153 kb

Author(s)

J. Rytkonen, J. Laasonen, K. Huusko & A. Toppineif

Abstract

The Eastern part of Helsinki is growing fast. New urban areas have been designed both inland and on-shore of this sub-urban zone, called Vuosaari. It forms an interesting area for city planning due to demands of the new infrastructure, natural shore-lines with protected natural areas and the close situation of the new Port of Helsinki. Thus when planning a new small craft marina a lot of design parameters were affected the final design, however, environmental protection issues had the greatest impact. This paper describes a marina design concept for 1000 boats and yachts in connection with the city planning phase. The design work had to take into account the existence of a sensitive conservation a

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