Metsä Wood

  • Hybrid City competition results offer solutions to improve both sustainability and efficiency

    Etiketter: Wood
    Metsä Wood’s Hybrid City Challenge called for ways to make construction more sustainable, while maintaining efficiency using current building methods. The answer lies in hybrid construction: modular construction practically combining wood and other construction materials. The Hybrid City Challenge gathered some 40 ideas from 22 countries. / Metsä Wood
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  • Metsä Pavilion – rapid construction with wooden elements

    Etiketter: Wood
    The load-bearing wooden structures for Metsä Pavilion were assembled in only 11 days. The Pavilion, built on the grounds of the Finnish Embassy in Tokyo, is Business Finland’s project and Metsä Group is the main partner. The Pavilion will be used as a venue for different Embassy meetings and Business Finland events. It will also host the Finnish national team during the 2021 Olympic and Paralympic Games. / Metsä Wood
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  • Lightweight wood saves on transportation costs and hassle at the construction site

    Etiketter: Wood
    The world’s urban infrastructure will go through major transformation during the next decades. Lighter building materials, such as wood elements, are less costly and more energy efficient to transport and handle on construction site. With engineered wood products like Kerto LVL (laminated veneer lumber), the construction industry can build faster, lighter and greener. / Metsä Wood
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  • Mass customisation enables more efficient and sustainable construction

    Etiketter: Wood
    Renee Puusepp, a senior researcher at the Faculty of Architecture of the Estonian Academy of Arts is convinced mass customisation leads to the more efficient yet flexible construction of wooden buildings. Standardised modules can be combined in various ways, considering the customer’s needs, neighbourhood and surrounding environment. Engineered wood products like Kerto LVL (laminated veneer lumber) are perfect materials for modular construction, as they make construction fast, light and green. / Metsä Wood
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  • How can sustainability in construction be achieved without compromising efficiency? The Hybrid City initiative calls for innovation

    Etiketter: Wood
    Metsä Wood’s Hybrid City initiative is searching for ways to make construction more sustainable while maintaining efficiency using current building methods. Improving sustainability is imperative: construction alone uses 50% of the world’s resources. However, the transition will only happen if construction companies can maintain efficiency. The world needs a Plan B. / Metsä Wood
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  • Metsä Pavilion brings construction professionals around the same table

    Etiketter: Wood
    The wooden Metsä Pavilion is to be built on the grounds of the Finnish Embassy in Tokyo. The Pavilion is constructed of prefabricated wood elements made of Kerto LVL (laminated veneer lumber). Metsä Wood, the producer of Kerto LVL, sees collaboration as an important factor in the growth of wood construction. Projects like Metsä Pavilion present a perfect opportunity for industry professionals to get together and share knowledge – making the most of Kerto LVL as a fast, light and green construction material. / Metsä Wood
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  • Artistic view on spruce plywood

    Etiketter: Wood
    Metsä Wood took a creative approach to dramatize the spruce plywood value proposition – 'Easy on Site'. The image series and video address its core audience of construction buyers, while providing an aesthetic experience to anyone who enjoys the subtle beauty of wood. / Metsä Wood
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  • Open Source Wood Innovation Award given to an active member

    Etiketter: Wood
    Metsä Wood’s Open Source Wood is an initiative to share knowledge and innovations in the field of wood construction between construction professionals globally. The platform’s first ever Innovation Award has been presented to engineer and architect Paul Esombi Ekema for his achievements in advancing the idea of Open Source Wood. / Metsä Wood
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  • Metsä Wood: Clever LVL panel connection method wins Open Source Wood challenge

    Etiketter: Wood
    In August, Metsä Wood’s Open Source Wood, an open platform developed to connect people and innovation in the wood construction industry, announced a competition to find clever ways to connect large LVL panels. The winning idea – 1% Waste – was designed by Nazar Shklianka, an architect from Ukraine. / Metsä Wood
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  • Free, downloadable Open Source Wood 3D design objects for BIM and CAD software

    Etiketter: Wood
    Metsä Wood’s Open Source Wood Initiative and ProdLib, a free library of 3D design models, join forces to make the latest innovation in wood-based construction easily available to everyone. With ProdLib library, you can now download the elements available on Open Source Wood to your design software. / Metsä Wood
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