In recent times, one record followed another in the world of wooden buildings. The ‘Dutch Mountains’ project is one of the latest records in the Netherlands. Up to date, it will become the largest wooden building on our planet and rise up in the Dutch city of Veldhoven which belongs to the region of Eindhoven. The combination of high tech and natural building materials results in a natural atmosphere ensuring an immediate sense of well-being as soon as you move in, without having to waive the service of, for instance, state-of-the-art central building control systems or an energy generating facade.
There is much more than just wood
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The ‘Dutch Mountains’ complex is not the first wooden record in the Netherlands. Not even two years ago, we reported about the construction of the 21-storey timber tower HAUT in Amsterdam.
… transform the complex into a full-featured green building dream
As the production of wooden materials requires less energy and leads to fewer pollutants compared to common construction materials like steel or concrete, the ‘Dutch Mountains’ can be called a real green building. As the responsible architect firm Vermeulen states, the building materials are non-leachable, reusable and even biodegradable. Additionally, the building use is highly flexible. Thanks to the fully data-driven and experience-directed smart building technology, spaces can be used in different ways with changed functions and needs within a day.