Get information from Swedish Wood
Would you like to receive information about publications, seminars and events from Swedish Wood via e-mail?Fill in the form
Triodos Bank’s new headquarters in the Netherlands are the pinnacle of sustainability. The building is fully circular, which means that all the materials in it, except the foundations, can be disassembled and recycled. It is also the world’s first material bank.
Both welcoming restaurant and communal resource. With its spacious hall, light furnishings and clever details, Magnolia invites gatherings of all kinds.
The naval town of Karlskrona is known for a creative spirit that goes all the way back to 1680, when King Karl XI chose to locate Sweden’s new naval base here. Since then, the town has attracted innovators of all kinds, who have been courageous and inventive in pushing boundaries and turning their ideas into reality. There is always an eye on the future here, as demonstrated by the Kilströmskaj housing project.
In the nine-storey block in Kajstaden, Västerås the walls, floors, balconies, lift shaft and stairwell are made from CLT.
Usually, the Elite Stadshotell in Karlstad, Sweden, is full around 19 November each year. The Karlstad Market Conference has long provided a natural meeting place for industry colleagues from Sweden and further afield. Now, Swedish Wood is instead setting aside a whole segment of its podcast to explore the issues that would otherwise have been discussed face-to-face in Karlstad. The episode will look at the current status of the wood market, how coronavirus has affected the wood industry and whether any changes can be seen in the global trading patterns for wood.
At the Wood Award Gala 2020, it was announced that the winner of the Swedish Wood Award 2020 is Ateljé i Södersvik – a studio building that architects Anders Johansson and Anja Thedenius designed for themselves in Roslagen, outside Norrtälje.
At Trikåfabriken, it needed to be obvious where old meets new, which is why the exposed wood frame is visible even from the outside.
CMP (Certifierad Målad Panel = certified painted cladding) is a system for quality assuring industrially coated cladding boards for external use. It was developed by Swedish Wood in close collaboration with the Swedish sawmill and paint industries plus experts in the fields of wood and surface treatment. Over the past three years, 15 facilities have been certified.
Swedish Wood spreads knowledge, provides inspiration and encourages development relating to wood, wood products and wood construction. Swedish Wood also aims to highlight wood as a competitive, eco-friendly and sustainable material.
Industry organisations, Swedish Wood and Svenskt Trätekniskt Forum, are launching a new handbook called Commercial Grading of Timber, in partnership with Suomen Sahateollisuusmiesten Yhdistys in Finland and Treindustriens Tekniske Forening in Norway. The handbook is the English version of the Swedish title Handelssortering av trävaror.