Lakeside tourist village in the shadow of a mountain

Type: detail plan
Tilaaja: City of Kuopio
Status: planning completed
Year: 2019
Location: Tahko, Kuopio
Size: 7.5 ha
Team: Sami Heikkinen (partner in charge), Leena Buller, Juha Riihelä, Ville Mellin

The village is of wooden buildings with pitched roofs. Traffic within the centre is on foot, by bike or on skis.

Location

Tahko centre is situated on the lakeshore, opposite Tahkovuori mountain.

Village streets and routes

The area has a variety of pleasant routes on a village scale. Vehicular traffic is externalized and parking located close to local highway intersections.

Attention to detail in layout and finishes accentuates the allure of tourism.

The village is divided into flexible sub-areas to enable construction phasing. Each area has its own functional character.

The scenic village adds a cosy counterpoint to the imposing Tahkovuori mountain.