Central Deck and Arena project in Tampere, Finland is an urban scale development on top of existing railway tracks in the heart of the city. The mixed-use program includes a multi-purpose ice hockey arena with Hotel, five residential towers with podium, including retail and offices.
The arena, which occupies one fifth of the complex, has the capacity to accommodate 11,000 fans. With its shopping arcade, bars and restaurant at deck level, the arena redefines its pivotal function as a hub for diverse urban activities. There is a total of approximately 63,000 m2 of mixed-use program area and 48,000 m2 of arena space, including a practice field and wellness center.