Wood Magazine 1/2019

Theme for this issue are wooden homes. A variety of resident surveys show that people want wood in their homes, particularly in visible surfaces. Solid wood construction is finally making this a reality. Adding wood surfaces to other types of apartment production, not just solid wood construction, would also be relatively easy. It is a bit of a shame that it is not common practice. Resident surveys show that such wood surfaces would be more than enough to fulfil most people’s wishes. According to the surveys, the material used in the building framework itself is not of particular importance to residents.

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Wood makes the home
Mikko Viljakainen

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