Wood construction is planned for several residential areas to be zoned and built in future years in Helsinki. With an aim of decreasing the areas’ carbon footprint of construction, wood construction is planned in Läntinen Bulevardikaupunki and Kyläsaari, for example. Wood construction will also play a large role in future infill construction in old residential areas.

Future wood construction areas

The map below presents the future wood construction areas. A lot of of wood construction is planned for the infill construction areas along the Jokeri Light rail route, for example. The Honkasuo wood construction area will be completed by the mid 2020s. The construction of Kuninkaantammi wooden blocks will start in 2022.

Map of future wood construction areas