Aalto University station

The first phase extension of the Helsinki metropolitan area subway connects Ruoholahti to Matinkylä, Espoo. Upon completion, in 2016, the West Metro will service over 100,000 passengers per day. The objective that has been set for the architecture of the stations is to create distinctive identities for each station on both urban and interior scale.

The metro station in Otaniemi resides in the heart of the Aalto University campus. The main entrance opens straight towards the main building of the campus, designed by Alvar Aalto. EXACT are still part of the construction phase. The project started early 2013 and is scheduled for completion later this year. Aalto University station is built by YIT.