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Horten Upper Secondary School – Norway’s highest environmentally classified education building

02-12-2019
Horten Upper Secondary School, Norway, highest environmentally classified education building, BREEAM Outstanding project, wood, timber, passive house standards

Horten upper secondary school won the international sustainable BREEAM Awards 2019 for the best public sector building at the design stage. The project is referred to as an example of a future-oriented learning environment and is Norway’s highest environmentally classified education building. The building is innovative and avant-garde in …

Editor’s pickPrefabricated wooden construction makes new leap in Chile

15-10-2019
HOMAG, WEIMANN, E2E, Chile, prefabricated houses, wood buildings, Latin America

The Chilean company E2E is a joint venture between Arauco and the Belgian company Etex. Its factory, which has been operating since February 2019 in Santiago - Chile, has the capacity to build 1,000 living units per year – between prefabricated houses and timber buildings. The US$25 million sales projection in the coming three years counts …

Arauco aims to be carbon neutral by 2020

26-09-2019
Arauco, carbon neutral, 2020, greenhouse gas emissions, forestry company, Science Based Targets, climate change, global warming

Arauco announced its commitment to achieve carbon neutrality by 2020. The company aims to capture more greenhouse gas emissions than its emissions at a global level, positioning Arauco as the world’s first forestry company to achieve this important goal. In addition to this important milestone, the company announced it will join the Science …

Belarus will supply France with a new batch of wooden houses

02-11-2018
Belarus, France, wooden houses

Newsprint Mill’s branch in Domostrenie, based in Shklov, Belarus, will soon sign an agreement with French-based company, SARL Logibat, to supply them with approximately 60 sets of frame-panel houses that are worth around €1 million (US$1.14 million). According to the Belarusian Telegraph Agency (BelTA), the agreement is to be signed at …

Editor’s pickSCM opens up a new era for drilling

26-10-2018
SCM, open house, drilling

SCM’s products were met with great interest and appreciation from hundreds of visitors from all over the world, making their open-house event a resounding success. The event, “Drilling is no longer boring”, was held from the 18th to the 20th of October in the Technology Centre in SCM’s Headquarters in Rimini, Italy, to …

Editor’s pickPaxton House by alma-nac

18-10-2018
Paxton House, alma-nac, Joseph Homes, Croydon, South London, acetylated timber

Paxton House is an innovative housing solution on a complex site, for Joseph Homes in Croydon, South London. 43 apartments and shared spaces have been crafted to occupy an existing concrete-framed building, a former office block which had been left vacant and was being used by squatters. Along the building's tight perimeter, each room on the …

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