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The warmth of log is unique

Vanessa, an interior decorator, and her carpenter husband love wood. For their forested land in the Belgian Ardennes, they opted for a 350 m2 wooden home of Kontio’s log. Two years later, the couple are more convinced than ever of the virtues of building with solid wood...

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Building your dream in Switzerland

Living in the Valais region in Switzerland means living in a well-preserved environment, surrounded by high mountain tops, close to mountain lakes, and enjoying clean air throughout the year...

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Worried about climate change? Choose a log house!

Are you concerned about the state of our planet and eager to know what you can do about climate change? In discussions of these problems, there has been a lot of talk about traffic emissions and vegetarianism, but much less about housing. By opting for a Kontio log home, you’ll be doing a lot for the environment, with little effort...

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Aurinkometsä - The Trendsetter

The Kontio Aurinkometsä was the first candidly modern log house. The house gave direction to the whole log building industry and elevated modern log architecture to a whole new level…

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Kontio Toive - The Wish

The paths of the two athletic outdoor-loving souls crossed a few years ago and the idea of a shared home was born rapidly. The genuine Saimaa lake landscape and Finland's pure nature with its blueberries were addictive, and the lot acquired at the last moment sealed the house project...

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Pudasjärvi builds with log

Pudasjärvi, a city in Northern Finland, grew tired of indoor air problems affecting the city's facilities and invested into log building. In a decade, the world's largest log school and a dozen other large public log buildings have been constructed. The town of over 8,000 residents has become a trendsetter for log building...

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