Lundén Architecture Company has released a comprehensive vision for a pioneering wooden village in Toivala, Eastern Finland. Woodhope Siilinjärvi will accommodate 1 500 people and act as a gateway to the largest natural lake area in Europe, known for its internationally recognized cultural events, pristine nature and global bio-tech companies. The wooden village will explore the versatile properties of wood and serve as a testing ground for developing technologies in wood construction and sustainable energy solutions. The area will include 160000m2 of new construction consisting of offices, various types of residential buildings, a new hotel, public services, athletic training facilities and a state-of-the-art wooden sports centre. The innovations in wooden architecture and construction, set in the natural beauty of Toivala, will create a distinct identity for Woodhope Siilinjärvi as an innovative and sustainable vision for the future.
Construction of the first phase is set to begin in 2021.