Residential multi storey

Multi-storey residential buildings in massive wood

As a leader in innovative wood products, Stora Enso has supplied massive wood for successful tall wood projects across Europe . Multi-storey buildings in massive wood are high-performing, renewable structures that can help to meet the growing demand for new urban buildings and more efficient, sustainable construction.

Benefits of massive wood for residential multi-storey buildings

Whether you are a developer, designer, architect, builder, owner or occupant, our massive wood components bring many benefits.

  • High-precision off-site manufacturing
  • Shorter construction times, lower development costs, and faster follow-on installations (mechanical and electrical)
  • Safer on-site work environment
  • Less skilled labour needed
  • Lighter weight structures
  • Less material waste
  • Highly versatile
  • Environmentally friendly across the life cycle

Design manual: Build your multi-storey residence in wood

If you’re involved in residential building design or construction, our unique design manual explains everything you need to know about using massive wood in taller structures.

The Residential Multi-Storey Buildings manual contains information including:

  • Architectural design guidelines
  • Product information and detailed drawings (CLT panels and LVL rib slabs)
  • Design considerations regarding acoustics, fire safety, seismic properties, deformation and cracking control, and HVAC
  • Case studies per structure type
  • On-site erection, transportation and protection recommendations
  • Sustainability information and credentials

Learn more

Contact your local Stora Enso representative today to learn more about the construction of multi-storey residential buildings in wood in your country.

End-use areas and applications

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    Elevator shafts

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    Load-bearing walls

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    Stairs and landings