Wood Joensuu

Insights for DWC 2023 – Part 9

The building tour organized part of he  DWC 2023 event will introduce some pioneer projects related to use of wood in construction. Learn more about the projects below.


Building tour

Marttakahvio – Wooden restaurant building

Marttakahvio is a summer cafe operating in Joensuu’s market square. Marttakahvio is known for cheerful service and oven-fresh pastries.

The new restaurant building for Marttakahvio is at the moment under construction and it should be completed during May 2023. The main material of the new modular restaurant building is CLT. Also charred wood made by Hiil Ltd. has been used in the

New restaurant building is designed by Maija Korkeela from Architectural office Arcadia Ltd.


The second international Drivers for Wood Construction event will be held in Joensuu 15.-16.5.2023 with the theme Holistic Approach Towards Sustainable Wood Construction.


Drivers of Wood Construction 2023 event organized by the Karelia University of Applied Sciences
in cooperation with Natural Resources Institute Finland, University of Eastern Finland and European Forest Institute.