FMO office building was build with wooden structures and a woodn facade using Kerto LVL and Thermowood products

FMO Tapiola – wooden office building

Location Tuulikuja 2, Espoo, Finland Finland
Building Year 2005
Architect Helin & Co Architects
Structural Design Insinööritoimisto Suunnittelukortes Oy
Constructor Peab Seicon
Customer Insurance company Tapiola
Products Used Glulam, Kerto LVL, Thermowood
Type Commercial And Office Buildings

Timber products in action in multi-storey buildings

​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​The office building in Espoo, Finland, has a modular lay-out. The beautiful building has very attractive wooden facade made of glulam and Thermowood. The facade is made from 1200 factory-produced parts combined with 17,000 individually machined wooden parts. The wooden structures are made of Kerto LVL and they are visible throughout the building, and wood products used in FMO Tapiola bind some 3,000 tonnes of carbon dioxide. Read more about Kerto LVL.

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