23 Jun '15, 5am

#Luiis_3x ] OOPEAA crafts Finland’s tallest wooden apartment block from sustainable CLT modul... [ #Luispokel ]

, Puukuokka is ‘the tallest wooden apartment block in the country’ according to its architect, Anssi Lassila. Situated in Kuokkala , the 8-story building shelters a mix of studio flats, and one and two-bedroom apartments, each with its own sauna and balcony. Assembled from prefabricated modular cubical elements of crossed laminated timber (CLT), the building is beautifully strong and 50 times more fire safe than a similar one made of concrete.

Full article: http://inhabitat.com/oopeaa-crafts-finlands-tallest-woode...

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