Projects and case studies featuring timber on BUILDING DESIGN. Inspiration and ideas to help you find the best solution for your project.
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  • Metsä Wood UK: Lightweight Kerto timber components for tennis club roof
    Lightweight Kerto timber components for tennis club roof
    Metsä Wood UK
    A range of Kerto LVL timber products were used to create a lightweight and acoustic roof during the building of the the Racquet Centre sports complex of the Hurlingham Club in Fulham. The sports hall is 35m wide and 55m long...
  • Metsä Wood UK: Fast build of showcase visitor centre in engineered wood
    Fast build of showcase visitor centre in engineered wood
    Metsä Wood UK
    Metsä Group’s visitor centre in Äänekoski, Central Finland, is a prime example of fast construction using engineered wood. The schedule was extremely tight, but the building project was completed quickly within 7 months,...
  • Metsä Wood UK: Prefabricated LVL timber for restoration of historic spa
    Prefabricated LVL timber for restoration of historic spa
    Metsä Wood UK
    Pre-fabricated Kerto® LVL (laminated veneer lumber) components were used for the restoration of Kaifu-Bad, the oldest swimming pool complex - and largest open air one - in Hamburg. The entire complex is a protected monument...
  • Metsä Wood UK: Engineered LVL timber rafters for sports complex
    Engineered LVL timber rafters for sports complex
    Metsä Wood UK
    A sports complex for Clamart in France includes a gym, a track and field area, and a tennis court, all within one floor. The complex is shaped to follow the curves of the landscape and the innovative use of Kerto® LVL...
  • Round Wood of Mayfield: Oak-framed extension for luxury home
    Oak-framed extension for luxury home
    Round Wood of Mayfield
    A local client approached Round Wood to assist with extending his substantial detached dwelling. The property, which boasted exposed timber features and joinery supplied by Round Wood's workshop, appeared particularly suited...
  • Metsä Wood UK: Kerto® LVL timber for Waterside Lodges, Center Parcs
    Kerto® LVL timber for Waterside Lodges, Center Parcs
    Metsä Wood UK
    Completed in 2018, Waterside Lodges is an award-winning project at Center Parcs in Elveden Forest. The project makes extensive use of Kerto® LVL (laminated veneer lumber) from Metsä Wood, which provides high strength and...
  • Metsä Wood UK: Curved LVL modules for bespoke windmill roof
    Curved LVL modules for bespoke windmill roof
    Metsä Wood UK
    Kerto® LVL (laminated veneer lumber) was used for the ribs of the roof in the redesign of Cockfield Windmill in the Suffolk countryside, which was converted to accommodation for holiday lets. Before it was converted, the...
  • MEDITE SMARTPLY: Flame-retardant flooring solution for student halls
    Flame-retardant flooring solution for student halls
    MEDITE SMARTPLY
    The Edge, a large student accommodation building in Liverpool, includes 231 en-suite rooms, two penthouse suites, an on-site gym, a launderette and a private residence courtyard. Bardsley Construction worked with timber...
  • Metsä Wood UK: Innovative temporary building made from Kerto LVL timber
    Innovative temporary building made from Kerto LVL timber
    Metsä Wood UK
    Kerto® LVL (laminated veneer lumber) was used to create an innovative temporary wooden building for a historic marketplace in Stockholm where the entire offering of the old market would be maintained under one roof.
  • Metsä Wood UK: Sustainable timber beams create dome-shaped pavillion
    Sustainable timber beams create dome-shaped pavillion
    Metsä Wood UK
    A huge transparent dome constructed with glue-laminated timber - the Dome of Visions - served as the Aarhus municipal pavilion during Danish city's time as the European Capital of Culture in 2017. As well as being an...