Cross laminated timber

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NewsNews • 14 Sep 2021

Newly opened Sara Cultural Centre demonstrates the viability of timber as a sustainable and innovative highrise and complex building material

The newly opened Sara Cultural Centre in Skellefteå, Sweden is a mixed-use cultural hub and hotel complex which serves as a new cultural and aesthetic landmark for Skellefteå as well as an invitation for architects, designers and builders to reconsider the viability of timber as a sustainable and innovative material appropriate to highrise and complex builds.   Åke Eson Lindman Skellefteå, located just below the Arctic Circle in Swedish Lapland, is traditionally known for salmon fishing and gold mining, but has more recently become a hub for education, computing, and sustainability. The Cultural Centre is symbolic of the Municipality's focus on reviving its heritage and harnessing future development within... More

Project • By GG-loopResidential Landscape

Mitosis - XS

Mitosis is the follow-up of a multi-awarded pilot project completed by GG-loop in 2019: Freebooter, a pair of prefabricated CLT (Cross Laminated Timber) apartments in Amsterdam, wrapped in a parametric timber louvered facade. The building was created using biophilic principles, connecting architecture with nature in order to improve the life quality of the people who use the building. GG-loop’s ambition to bring these qualities to multiple scales has resulted in Mitosis. The name Mitosis refers to the biological process of a single cell dividing itself into two identical daughter cells. It represents the modularity and the long-term adaptation of the system and serves as a metaphor for a flexible co-living organism where each residen... More

Project • By GG-loopResidential Landscape

Mitosis - XL

Mitosis is the follow-up of a multi-awarded pilot project completed by GG-loop in 2019: Freebooter, a pair of prefabricated CLT (Cross Laminated Timber) apartments in Amsterdam, wrapped in a parametric timber louvered facade. The building was created using biophilic principles, connecting architecture with nature in order to improve the life quality of the people who use the building. GG-loop’s ambition to bring these qualities to multiple scales has resulted in Mitosis. The name Mitosis refers to the biological process of a single cell dividing itself into two identical daughter cells. It represents the modularity and the long-term adaptation of the system and serves as a metaphor for a flexible co-living organism where each residen... More