Wood is a healthy, elegant and flexible natural material – and when the wood is FSC®-certified, developers and consultants are able to document that it originates from responsible forestry operations. Troldtekt sources large volumes of FSC-certified wood from Danish forests – and is keen to buy even more (FSC®C115450).
The obvious benefits mean that wood as a building material can make a positive contribution to the DGNB certification of sustainable buildings,” says Dr Christine Lemaitre, CEO of the German Sustainable Building Council (DGNB eV). At the Scandinavian drawing office White Architects, wood is always first choice when the projects permit.
Take a look at the residential social housing project Lisbjerg Bakke (Aarhus, Denmark), which has been DGNB-certified in the Gold category, and which is profiled in a collection of cases from the Nordic Wood in Construction Secretariat. Also, see photographs of the new and award-winning covered market Torvehallen (Ry, Denmark) and of the Prøysenhuset cultural centre (Ringsaker, Norway).