The new extension to the University of Tampere’s School of Medicine, Arvo 2, offers teaching and research facilities to Tampere University of Applied Sciences and Tampere University of Technology. About a third of the building’s area is occupied by laboratory premises and hospital demo premises that contain noise-emitting and vibration-sensitive equipment.
The building’s architectural solution is based on high and spacious lobbies that make the space light and airy. Lectures, seminars, and talks are held in these areas, which serve as open learning environments. They also offer students and staff spaces to relax in. A desire for adaptability and openness of the spaces guided all aspects of the acoustical engineering for this modern campus building.