Thousands of years after it was first used for building, timber has evolved into one of the world’s most versatile construction materials.
From soaring towers to Olympic venues, the boundaries for what’s now possible with wooden structures are being constantly redrawn, and the trend shows no sign of slowing.
But one team in Finland has taken things to a different level.
Drawn by the material’s benefits and backed by cutting-edge technology from Solibri, they’re now building a new district of Helsinki in timber and quite literally taking wooden construction in the country’s capital to new heights.
Discover how Solibri’s software is de-risking similar construction projects worldwide.
Read the full story on this video, including images and useful links HERE
- View this video and more here
- Follow them on Twitter
- Like them on Facebook
- Follow them on LinkedIn
- B1M pictures on Instagram
Our thanks to Solibri, SRV, Stora Enso and Anttinen Oiva Architects. Narrated by Fred Mills.
Footage and images courtesy of Anttinen Oiva Architects, SRV, Stora Enso, Accsys, Arcadia Architects, Helsinki From Above, Japan Sport Council, Mikko Auerniitty, Moelven and Timo Newton-Syms/CC BY-SA 2.0.
© 2020 The B1M Limited