The Swedish architect duo Selime Osman and Ilyas Awadh took the first prize of EUR 10,000 with their proposal "Papilio" which in a very poetic way transmorphed fibre-cement into a swarm of light flying butterflies.
Stations and transit hubs are important both functionally and as identity-building elements in urban environments. The city dwellers spent a significant part of their day connected to various transit hubs. These areas are often worn out and unappealing non-places.
Develop concept designs with innovative use of fibre-cement that can transform one of Helsinki’s biggest suburban transit areas, Malmi Station, into an outstanding and experimental landmark that will improve the quality of life for thousands of urban commuters each day.