Low-carbon mixed use, flexible and adaptable architecture building concept

Antti Lehto, S. Hernandez, M. Suomela, L. Linkosalmi, S. Friman, N. Haavisto, A. Borzecka, A. Kauhanen

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Stora Enso’s building concepts demonstrate the best-performing combinations of Sylva™ by Stora Enso range of prefabricated wood-based products for low-carbon and cost-efficient wooden buildings.
The Mixed Use building concept combines office and accommodation space to assure the flexibility for the planning phase and adaptability for future needs. Developed in cooperation with Sweco Group and INARO, the concept will help to expand the building’s lifespan for decades.
Using a flexible and modular beam and column structure, the new office concepts propose an optimised design strategy for open working space around a central core typology. This makes it ideal for buildings with a free floor flexible office space.
The new multi-storey residential building concept is developed as a wood-hybrid. It combines the benefits of a mass-timber load bearing structure with a highly prefabricated non-load bearing envelope.
The new office and residential concepts are developed in cooperation with Rambøll Group A/S. All of the new concepts also involved the expertise from Wood Expert OY and KK Palokonsultit.

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Original languageEnglish
PublisherStora Enso
Publication statusPublished - 2023
MoE publication typeF2 Partial implementation of a work of art or performance

Field of art

  • Architecture


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