community involvement - Case Konepaja
Konepaja district in Helsinki, Finland is an inspiring combination of the urban city centre, new architecture and industrial history. YIT partnered with the Vyyhti Helsinki think tank in the summer 2015 to carry out a development project for the YIT Plus home portal. The cornerstone of the project was to build a sustainable and pleasant residential area of high vitality, where the residents are closely involved in developing their neighbourhood and the YIT Plus service.
One of the biggest occasions was a recycling-oriented event for local residents held in August on Cleaning Day, a local festival that is gaining popularity in many Finnish cities. The event included a fun programme for both children and adults as well as opportunities to learn more about the Konepaja district, its architecture and its history.
The YIT Plus service is an interactive virtual community for residents that makes it easy to handle all matters related to one’s home and housing company. The service provides access to important bulletins and documentation concerning the housing company and the user’s home, as well as a platform for having discussions with neighbours and ordering services from the property manager or maintenance company.