survey of the built cultural environment
Client: Senate Group
The history of Königstedt Manor on the banks of the Vantaanjoki river goes all the way back to the 16th century. The manor had a formidable presence in the area. At its largest, the properties included nearly 1,000 hectares of land. At present, the area is only 35 hectares.
The oldest surviving building the Empire-style manor house from 1816, supposedly designed by architect Pehr Granstedt. Königstedt Manor was acquired by the Finnish state in 1961. At present, the government uses the mansion to host various meetings, negotiations, and receptions.