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Hybrid timber office building

Name: Hybrid timber office building

Architects: HPP Architekten

Location: Düsseldorf, Germany

Notes:

  • Hybrid timber
  • Scheduled for completion in 2021.
  • Inspired by the circular economy
  • Inspired by the Cradle to Cradle concept – imitating nature’s cycle, when something is not longer needed, it can truly be recycled.
  • Developer INTERBODEN
  • Shows how individual components can be recycled after use, non-recyclable materials minimized and CO2 emissions reduced.
  • The basement, core and ground floor consist of concrete.
  • Upper floors are constructed in timber
  • Diamond-shaped wooden façade construction
  • Facade has structural and shading functions/natural ventilation concept
  • Helps the environment through recycling and upcycling
  • Building provides car and bike-sharing facilities

Information from: https://www.archdaily.com/922499/hpp-architekten-designs-dusseldorfs-first-hybrid-timber-office-building-in-germany