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20 Jun, 2017, 10:52 BST Metsä Wood Launches 'Open Source Wood'

A pioneering open innovation project to accelerate growth in large scale wood construction. Metsä Wood's Open Source Wood initiative is a call to...


09 Mar, 2017, 12:00 GMT Metsä Wood: Temporary Wooden Market Hall Becomes Eye-Catching Landmark

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...


16 Feb, 2017, 12:00 GMT Metsä Wood: Construction Battles Climate Change Through Carbon Storage

The building sector contributes up to 30% of global annual greenhouse gas emissions, thus it plays a vital role in mitigating climate change....


31 Jan, 2017, 12:17 GMT Hurlingham Racquet Centre's Light Green Roof Features Kerto® LVL Elements

The Hurlingham project in London involved the construction of a sports complex including four indoor tennis courts and four squash courts. The...


30 Nov, 2016, 11:20 GMT Fast Construction with Prefabricated Wood Elements

Using wood elements allows faster building turnaround. This leads to more profitable construction projects and shorter investment payback times. The...


01 Nov, 2016, 14:01 GMT Jóvenes arquitectos de todo el mundo crean soluciones urbanísticas en el concurso «City Above the City»

El concurso de Metsä Wood ha inspirado a arquitectos de todo el mundo a diseñar ampliaciones en madera para los centros de las ciudades....


01 Nov, 2016, 13:58 GMT Unge arkitekter over hele verden skaber urbaniseringsløsninger i konkurrencen "City Above the City"

Metsä Woods konkurrence har inspireret arkitekter i hele verden til at designe tilbygninger af træ i storbyerne. Der er bidrag fra 40 lande, der...


01 Nov, 2016, 13:57 GMT Unga arkitekter över hela världen skapar lösningar för urbanisering i tävlingen City Above the City

Metsä Woods tävling har inspirerat arkitekter över hela världen att designa påbyggnadsramar i trä för stadskärnor. Bidrag inkom från 40 länder med...


01 Nov, 2016, 13:56 GMT Jonge architecten uit de hele wereld creëren oplossingen voor verstedelijking in de wedstrijd "City Above the City"

De wedstrijd die georganiseerd wordt door Metsä Wood heeft architecten over de hele wereld geïnspireerd tot het ontwikkelen van houten uitbreidingen...


01 Nov, 2016, 13:50 GMT Unge arkitekter verden over utformer løsninger for urbanisering i konkurransen "City Above the City"

Metsä Woods konkurranse har inspirert arkitekter verden over til å designe utvidelser til bysentra med tre som materiale. Bidrag fra 40 land foreslo...


01 Nov, 2016, 13:44 GMT Nuoret arkkitehdit ratkaisivat kaupungistumisen ongelmia "City Above the City" - kilpailussa

Metsä Woodin suunnittelukilpailu innosti arkkitehtejä maailmanlaajuisesti suunnittelemaan puisia lisäkerroksia kaupunkien keskustoissa oleviin...


01 Nov, 2016, 13:43 GMT Junge Architekten weltweit schaffen urbane Lösungen im Wettbewerb "City Above the City" (Stadt über der Stadt)

Der Wettbewerb von Metsä Wood hat Architekten aus aller Welt inspiriert, Holzaufstockungen für Stadtzentren zu entwerfen. Einsendungen aus 40 Ländern ...


01 Nov, 2016, 13:38 GMT Les jeunes architectes du monde entier imaginent des solutions d'urbanisation pour le concours « La ville au-dessus de la ville »

Le concours lancé par Metsä Wood a encouragé les architectes du monde entier à concevoir des extensions en bois pour les centres urbains. Des...


01 Nov, 2016, 13:36 GMT Young Architects Worldwide Create Solutions for Urbanisation in the "City Above the City" Competition

Metsä Wood's competition has inspired architects worldwide to design wooden extensions to city centres. Entries from 40 countries proposed wooden...


12 Jul, 2016, 12:38 BST Urban Sports Centre With Unforeseen Wooden Curves

The innovative use of prefabricated wood products enabled an ambitious architectural vision to be fulfilled The new Clamart Sports Centre is 'an...


07 Jul, 2016, 17:51 BST The City Above the City - New International Design Competition

Metsä Wood's next Plan B initiative to explore possibilities of wood in solving the problems of urbanization. Cities all over the world are in dire...


23 Jun, 2016, 08:53 BST Fast, Light and Green Photo Series Captures the Essence of the Future of Building

Metsä Wood's photo series with award-winning Finnish photographer Kimmo Syväri captures the aesthetic features of wood from a new perspective, but...


02 May, 2016, 11:51 BST Sustainable Building Materials Produced with 100% Bioenergy

The global consumption of energy keeps increasing. The construction sector uses a significant share of global energy - and a large part of this goes...


14 Apr, 2016, 12:56 BST Historical Bath Saved by Wood

Prefabricated elements combine traditional design and modern construction The oldest swimming pool complex in Hamburg, Kaifu-Bad, is a protected...


29 May, 2015, 08:12 BST Metsä Wood Reveals Construction Phase for the Wooden Colosseum: Faster, Lighter and Greener

In the third and the last phase of Metsä Wood's Plan B case: The Colosseum, construction expert Marko Kellberg explores the building project from a...