Large Wood Buildings in Europe

Innovative new technologies and building systems have enabled longer wood spans, taller walls and higher buildings, contributing to a wider range of wood construction system solutions and building opportunities.

Research shows that a client stays longer in a retail store that is made from timber versus a retail store that is made from steel or concrete. Johannes Lederbauer discusses how Interspar, a supermarket chain located in Austria, started developing their buildings with wood construction.

Lyneham Coombe Eco-house, Teign Valley, Devon, UK
Photo credit: James Walker