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Themes include vacation homes and recreational construction and circular economy
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24.5.2022

A Finnish university delves into the properties of untreated wood

The stress-reducing effects of wood have a strong influence on people’s well-being. The specific mechanisms behind this The stress-reducing effects of wood have a strong influence on people’s well-being. The specific mechanisms behind this phenomenon and how they can be used at a larger scale are currently a hot topic of research at the South-Eastern University of Applied Sciences (XAMK). Text: Sami AnteroinenPhotographs: Manu Eloaho Read the article in English: Kaakkois-Suomen ammattikorkeakoulussa …

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24.5.2022

Evolving tastes challenge the traditional summer cottage

In a country with hundreds of thousands of summer cottages, heading off to the countryside is an important part of Finni In a country with hundreds of thousands of summer cottages, heading off to the countryside is an important part of Finnish culture. In recent years, it has actually gained popularity in some communities. While the public still retains a strong mental image of a simple, pitched-roofed summer house on the waterfront, such traditional cottages no …

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24.5.2022

Spotlight on the circular economy

A circular economy is an economic system that keeps materials and products in circulation for as long as possible in ord A circular economy is an economic system that keeps materials and products in circulation for as long as possible in order to retain their value. The aim is to minimise waste in production and consumption, and to operate within the limits of the environment’s carrying capacity. The circular economy has been identified as a necessary …

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24.5.2022

WithSecure’s new wooden headquarters round out Wood City

Finnish cyber security company WithSecure (former F-Secure) is building its new headquarters in Wood City. Located in He Finnish cyber security company WithSecure (former F-Secure) is building its new headquarters in Wood City. Located in Helsinki’s Jätkäsaari, Wood City is a multi-storey wooden block developed by SRV and Stora Enso. Construction kicked off in the spring, and the new facilities will be ready for use in 2024 Wood City already includes two apartment …

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