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The introduction of green technologies: building a durable natural wood

The building of cross-laminated timber.
The building of cross-laminated timber.


In Taiwan city Taichung among faceless concrete "boxes" appear non-standard building. It is made of wood and is an example of implementation in the industrial area of ​​"green" technologies.

The project architectural firm Origin Architects & Planners.
The project architectural firm Origin Architects & Planners.


Architects firm Origin Architects & Planners We implemented the construction of the building, dramaticallydifferent from the neighboring buildings. The cross-laminated wood panels were used as the base material. The building is the headquarters of the Taiwanese company WoodTek, sells wood.

The building, constructed from environmentally friendly materials.
The building, constructed from environmentally friendly materials.


The building is located in one of the industrial districts of Taichung (Taiwan) Next to a network of high-speed railways. Unlike other buildings, it is a symbol of progress, demonstrating the implementation of "green technologies" in urban infrastructure.

The building of KLP panels.
The building of KLP panels.


The developers claim that the life of the house is at least 200 years. In addition, it will withstand the pressure of 10 tons per square meter, and the temperature up to 1100 degrees Celsius.

Headquartered WoodTek.
Headquartered WoodTek.


In Taiwan, a subtropical climate prevails,Therefore, the protection of the wooden facade from moisture has become a decisive factor. Architects treated surface of special water-repellent material, create a screen effect. The first floor of the house built on a concrete base to prevent the wood from the adverse impact of termites. The building was built in just 20 days.

Headquartered WoodTek. Inside view.
Headquartered WoodTek. Inside view.

The building of cross-laminated timber.
The building of cross-laminated timber.


Another excellent example of cross-laminated wood has become a unique modular home. Due to the mirror base section it seems like House hanging in the air.

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