ƵƌƌĞŶƚ ƚƌĞŶĚ ŝŶ ƵƌŽƉĞ• Use of timber is growing, in many countries 15..20%• Prefabrication is becoming more popular• Every country has its own ”wooden monuments”• How to make reasonable houses for masses?
ƵƌƌĞŶƚ ƚƌĞŶĚ ŝŶ ŝŶůĂŶĚ• Timber is on the edge of breakthru• We have our own monuments, but still ”reasonable for masses” is almost unsolved• In Finland, the government has launched a program for use of timber• Wood is the material that we do not need to dig! We have plenty of it.
EĞǁ ƚƌĞŶĚƐ ŝŶ ƵƌŽƉĞPlus-energy housesTimber is in a key-role to cost-effectivebuildingClever use of different materialsTimber is also needed to create cost-effective renewable bioenergy
ĐĐĞůĞƌĂƚŽƌƐ ŽĨ ŐƌŽǁƚŚo Increasing percentage of prefabrication • Moving work from site to manufacturing plant • Decreases time on-site • Decreases quality problems and complainso Rethinking material usage • Right material in right place • Material development
ĐĐĞůĞƌĂƚŽƌƐ ŽĨ ŐƌŽǁƚŚo New regulations for CO²-calculationo Increasing energy-costs • Makes energy-intensive materials more expensive • Zero-energy- and plus-energy-systems require new kind of thinking, that should de free from conventional manners and systems
ŝĨĞ ǇĐůĞ dŽǁĞƌ͕ ŽƌŶďŝƌŶ d8-storey multistorey, multiuse buildingGood exampe of reasonable buildingsystem and new thinkingNo timber because of timber, butbecause of reasonalibity”..timber beams and columns are goodfor fire safety” (local fire inspector)
ŝĨĞ ǇĐůĞ dŽǁĞƌ͕ ŽƌŶďŝƌŶ d WŝĐƚƵƌĞƐ͗ ZŚŽŵďĞƌŐ ŵďŚ
ŽŶĐůƵƐŝŽŶBuilding from timber is good forenvironment, but it has to be cost-effective to gain its marketshareThe development is based on efficiency,not just timber itselfIn Finland, we have lots of raw materialand knowledge.Still we have a lot to do!