Tuesday, 16th November → Precast success in Nordic Countries (2)

Nordic architecture – Finland: Expression by Digital Fabrication – case Fazer

There is ever growing need for new tools for architectural expression and expertise concerning better use of material sources and in adaptive reuse of embedded energy in building stock. Architecture is also a tool of expression forming company brands and having societal impact.

The presentation will share our experience in digital fabrication based on a hands on approach using material and geometrical qualities of prefabricated fibre-concrete. We will look in detail how the clients needs meet with the industrial ways of producing material referring in expression to the actual products made by Fazer. We will also talk about making most of the global know how, ups and downs during the process. Finally the test of time – what has it told this far?

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