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 Kerto LVL
Type Commercial And Office Buildings

Timber products in action in multi-storey buildings

​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​The four-storey wooden office building in Espoo, Finland, has a modular lay-out. The wooden structures of this beautiful building are made of Kerto LVL and they are visible throughout the building. The wood products used in FMO Tapiola bind some 3,000 tonnes of carbon dioxide. 

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The designs for this project’s wood elements (or similar) are available for download on the Open Source Wood platform, for free.

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