Metsä Wood

  • New European LVL Handbook published

    Etiketter: Wood
    New European LVL handbook is the first comprehensive summary of the properties and end uses of LVL products. It has been compiled and published by the woodworking industry. The handbook is an extensive source of information for designers, engineers and builders. / Metsä Wood
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  • news.cision.com/ Metsä Wood/ Wood’s journey – sustainably from Finnish forests to downtown Tokyo English Wood’s journey – sustainably from Finnish forests to downtown Tokyo

    Etiketter: Wood
    The spruce trees grown in Jukka Heikkonen’s forest are soon to be used for building the Finnish Metsä Pavilion in Japan. During the Tokyo Summer Olympics in 2020, the stylish wooden pavilion will serve as a meeting point for the Finnish Olympic team. The use of Kerto® LVL (laminated veneer lumber) elements enables fast, light and green construction. / Metsä Wood
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  • Open Source Wood challenge: large wall panel connections

    Etiketter: Wood
    Metsä Wood’s Open Source Wood is an open platform developed to connect people and innovation in the wood construction industry. Open Source Wood gathers ideas and designs from all corners of the globe and makes them available for all, free of charge. We believe the only way to grow wood use in construction is to share knowledge. / Metsä Wood
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  • Green construction and living in Norway

    Etiketter: Wood
    Verksbyen, a new green neighbourhood in Fredrikstad in Norway, showcases the future of sustainable living. As part of the project, construction company Arca Nova Bolig is building five five-storey apartment buildings situated in Capjon Park area in Verskbyen. The buildings are being constructed using Metsä Wood’s Kerto® LVL (laminated veneer lumber) products – making the construction fast, light and green. / Metsä Wood
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  • Cranleigh School’s new building combines steel frame and wood elements

    Etiketter: Wood
    Cranleigh School in Surrey in the United Kingdom was established in 1865. As part of the historic school’s campus development project, two old buildings have been renovated and turned into the van Hasselt Centre – a new building with teaching space and a café. / Metsä Wood
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  • No Waste – wiser and more sustainable building with wood products

    Etiketter: Wood
    The construction sector continues consuming globally around one third of the planet´s already limited resources (1). Building with wood products like Kerto® LVL (laminated veneer lumber) enables the vitally important change towards sustainable building. / Metsä Wood
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  • Roofing with extremely long wooden elements for an indoor swimming pool in Luxembourg

    Etiketter: Wood
    German architectural office Auer Weber designed the roof structure for the new indoor swimming pool at the Sports Centre Cents in Luxembourg. The ceiling was built using extremely long wooden elements, extending up to 23.75 metres. This enabled the long-spans and the attractive design of the roof. The key for making this possible was using fast, light and green Kerto LVL (laminated veneer lumber) products produced by Metsä Wood. / Metsä Wood
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  • Open Source Wood hackathon in Nancy provided wooden solutions for student housing

    Etiketter: Wood
    Metsä Wood’s 5th Open Source Wood hackathon was organised on 21 March 2019 in Nancy, France. This was already the second hackathon to take place in France. The event was organised in collaboration with the Nancy School of Architecture (Ecole Nationale Supérieure d'Architecture de Nancy) and the Hors-Site magazine. / Metsä Wood
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  • The world’s tallest wooden building Mjösa Tower completed in Norway

    Etiketter: Wood
    The Mjösa Tower was officially opened on 15 March 2019, taking over the title of the world’s tallest wooden building. The 18-floor building, located in Brumunddal Norway, reaches up to a height of 85.4 metres. The building includes a hotel, private homes and office space. Metsä Wood’s fast, light and green Kerto® LVL (laminated veneer lumber) products were used in the intermediate floor elements of the building. / Metsä Wood
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  • A wooden Metsä pavilion in Tokyo during the 2020 Olympic Games

    Etiketter: Wood
    Metsä Group and Business Finland are joining forces in building a wooden Metsä pavilion to be used in Tokyo during the Olympic games. The pavilion will be built on the grounds of the Finnish Embassy in the centre of Tokyo, Japan./ MetsäWood
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