General information

Central Bastion:
– total area 17,000 m²
– field area 9,700 m²
– 58 vaults with a total area of 2,200 m²

– the largest tensioned summer canopy in Europe
– covered area of 5,500 m² with 7,500 m² of fabric
– PVC-reinforced polyester fabric, 1,250 g/m²
– maximum length of main masts: 27 m
– maximum tensile force of wires: 25 t
– maximum diameter of special wires: 25 mm

Usage information:
– events for 1,000-10,000 people
– electricity and sound reproduction systems within the area
– additional installations can be made in the masts
– the vaults have water, sewer and power connections
– stands for 1,700 people, stage
– 3,000 parking places within a walking distance of 10 minutes
– the vaults house restaurant facilities, exhibition space and toilets

Project management and general design:
Town Architect Vesa Pohjola
Architect Sakari Mentu, National Board of Antiquities
Researcher Ilkka Kaskinen, National Board of Antiquities

Architects’ Office Roy Mänttäri
Oy Tensotech Ltd, Matti Orpana
Geotek Oy
Architects’ Office Koskinen & Schalin
Insinööri Studio Oy
Town of Hamina, Town Planning

Executed by:
Restoration work: labour colony of Hamina
Canopy: Best-Hall Oy
Foundations of canopy: YIT Oy
Technical networks: Town of Hamina