This year, the Finnish log home supplier, Honkarakenne Ltd, is celebrating 25 years of home building in Russia. Successful cooperation between Honkarakenne and Rossa Rakenne SPb began in 1995, and has produced around 3,000 high-quality, unique log homes.
The story of the Honka brand in Russia began with the new Russia which emerged in the mid-1990s. The Soviet Union had broken up and incomes were growing, as were opportunities to invest in quality of life. Three young entrepreneurs founded a company to import high-quality Finnish log homes. Demand was high from the beginning. Russian customers wanted a comprehensive service package and, in response, Rossa Rakenne SPb established its own construction business and launched local building operations.
Built according to the customer’s wishes, this magnificent log home combines high-quality, durable materials, earthy tones and houseplants. Interior design by Yury Vopshinov and Irina Vopshinova.
Today, Honka is a familiar brand in Russia for anyone planning to build a log house. In Russia, Honka is the only brand in its segment that offers a full range of services, from architectural design to construction, interior design and landscaping. A Honka log house is a dream home that represents high-quality and ecological living, and creates a unique ambience. Since its establishment, Rossa Rakenne has been Russia’s largest importer of Finnish log houses.
A Honka log house is a dream home that represents high-quality and ecological living, and creates a unique ambience.
At best, a log home can seem like a work of art. Architectural design Olga Samoshkina, interior design Maria Vatolina.
In addition to private homes, Honka and Rossa Rakenne SPb have extensive experience of B2B projects. In Russia, Rossa Rakenne has designed and built sites such as restaurants and cafes, hotels, spas and large-scale comprehensive development projects. The 25 years of cooperation have been important for the Russian wood construction market, as well as the two companies. For example, several prizes have been awarded for comprehensive development projects.
– “We would like to give our heartfelt thanks to our partners for their good, long-term cooperation, and congratulate them on their success. Rossa Rakenne SPb has built a strong Honka brand in Russia and set high standards for residential construction,” says Marko Saarelainen, CEO of Honkarakenne Ltd.
– “HONKA has been a reliable partner throughout the years. From the very beginning, our companies have been united by our love of wooden houses, and the desire to build beautiful, modern log homes. We can offer new construction solutions, and wooden house architecture with a novel appearance. I’m delighted that our cooperation with Honka has helped to set quality standards for wood construction in Russia,” comments Alexander Tsarev, a director of the St Petersburg-based Rossa Rakenne.
Located on the banks of the Volga, the magnificent leisure villa, La Datcha Astrakhan, can be booked in its entirety for a break spent with friends, family or business associates. Architect Svetlana Bednyakova.
Honkarakenne Ltd supplies high-quality, healthy and ecological log homes, holiday homes and public buildings. Its buildings are made from Finnish solid wood under the Honka® brand. The company has delivered 85,000 buildings to over 50 countries. We manufacture our home packages in Finland, at our own factory located in Karstula. In 2019, Honkarakenne Group’s consolidated net sales totalled EUR 47.5 million, of which exports accounted for 34%. www.honka.com
Rossa Rakenne SPb has been HONKA Group’s exclusive distributor in Russia since 1995. Headquartered in St Petersburg, the company also has offices in Moscow, Perm, Kazan, Novosibirsk, Minsk and Almaty. It is the largest importer of Finnish wooden homes in Russia, and the only one in its segment to offer a full range of construction and design services. www.honka.ru
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