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Jun 20, 2017, 06:59 ET Metsä Wood Launches 'Open Source Wood'

ESPOO, Finland, June 20, 2017 /CNW/ - A pioneering open innovation project to accelerate growth in large scale wood construction. Metsä Wood's Open Source Wood initiative is a call to action to...


Mar 09, 2017, 07:00 ET Metsä Wood: Temporary Wooden Market Hall Becomes Eye-Catching Landmark

ESPOO, Finland, March 9, 2017 /CNW/ - The distinctive new building in Stockholm's Östermalm is a temporary market hall that was built as a temporary space while the old market hall is being renovated....


Feb 16, 2017, 07:27 ET Metsä Wood: Construction Battles Climate Change Through Carbon Storage

ESPOO, Finland, Feb. 16, 2017 /CNW/ - The building sector contributes up to 30% of global annual greenhouse gas emissions, thus it plays a vital role in mitigating climate change. Building with wood...


Jan 31, 2017, 08:12 ET Hurlingham Racquet Centre's Light Green Roof Features Kerto® LVL Elements

ESPOO, Finland, Jan. 31, 2017 /CNW/ - The Hurlingham project in London involved the construction of a sports complex including four indoor tennis courts and four squash courts. The racquet hall,...


Nov 30, 2016, 06:58 ET Fast Construction with Prefabricated Wood Elements

ESPOO, Finland, Nov. 30, 2016 /CNW/ - Using wood elements allows faster building turnaround. This leads to more profitable construction projects and shorter investment payback times. The pace of...


Nov 01, 2016, 10:44 ET Young Architects Worldwide Create Solutions for Urbanisation in the "City Above the City" Competition

ESPOO, Finland, Nov. 1, 2016 /CNW/ - Metsä Wood's competition has inspired architects worldwide to design wooden extensions to city centres. Entries from 40 countries proposed wooden solutions to the ...


Oct 27, 2016, 09:10 ET Structural Construction Component Turns into Astounding Interior

Office building penthouse got an unexpected outfit of Metsä Wood's Kerto® LVL Designing and constructing the One Main wooden interior in Boston, USA is a showcase for an untypical use of Kerto® LVL...


Oct 06, 2016, 08:45 ET Modular Design Can Be Both High Quality and Fast

ESPOO, Finland, Oct. 6, 2016 /CNW/ - Contrary to general assumptions, the design process for industrial wood construction can be both high quality and fast. The advantages of modular design are...


Dec 15, 2015, 05:00 ET Metsä Wood's Plan B for Germany: Constructing the Reichstag from Wood

ESPOO, Finland, Dec. 15, 2015 /CNW/ - In the Plan B project, Metsä Wood explores the possibilities of wood by planning how to construct iconic buildings out of wood. The third case is the Reichstag,...