Scan Magazine, Issue 117, October 2018

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Limitless floating solutions Bluet is a Finnish company, specialising in floating construction solutions. From swimming pools to shopping centres and offices, building on water is becoming an increasingly attractive option as it is easily modifiable and environmentally sustainable – and Bluet believes the future is floating.

projects, Bluet continues to co-operate with Marinetek Group, as well as a number of other international suppliers and designers.

By Ndéla Faye  |  Photos: Bluet

A tailored all-encompassing service

Floating construction and waterfront development is gaining in popularity, and cities and companies are increasingly looking at waterfront areas, and how they can be developed into multifunctional spaces for people to enjoy. “Land area is a limited entity. As cities and companies are increasingly gravitating towards the waterfront areas favoured by consumers, the land areas that can be developed are decreasing. Our solution is to build on water, therefore increasing the space available, without having to touch the shoreline 94  |  Issue 117  |  October 2018

and beach area, for example,” says Tytti Sirola, Bluet’s managing director. Sirola founded the company in 2016, along with technical director Kimmo Saharinen and Petteri Huomo. Their shared expertise and years of experience in construction, real estate, project management, as well as sales and marketing, have allowed Bluet to grow from strength to strength, and thrive into a successful business recognised all over the world. Having previously worked for Marina Housing with floating solution

Referring to themselves as a one-stopshop, Bluet is able to cater to all clients’ needs. The firm’s multi-skilled team is able to partake in projects of any size and shape, and have as much or as little input in any aspect of the project as the client wishes. “From early vision stages and waterfront development to the final design; we are able to do it all. We work with local constructors, designers and suppliers alike, and are happy to oversee the whole project, or be the tiny piece of the puzzle that has been missing from the clients’ team all along,” Sirola explains.