Location: Helsinki, Finland
Porous high-rise as combination of vernacular structures with green terraces in urban environment. Nowadays importance of every plot of land due to high-speed urbanization prompts the popularity of the construction of high-rise buildings. Progress in timber construction allows to build with massive wood columns up to 12 storeys. Combination of 2 modules allows to create porous structure of high-rise buildings with 'holes' - terraces for greenery.
Massive columns (reglued) Reglued Kerto-S - 400x400mm
Floor beam / joist - 350mm
Top cord - 51x400 Kerto-S
XL Kerto® LVL Q wall element - 380mm
Kerto LVL Glassfacades - 300mm
Roof rafter Kerto® LVL Qp - 700mm