General information

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

Canopy:
– 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

Designers:
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