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Nothing is more powerful than an idea whose time has come.

Victor Hugo

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WOODSCRAPER

 
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Innovative living space with a view to the future

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COMFORT

through healty, sustainable materials

The time has come for two innovative timber high-rise buildings in Germany. Situated in the technology-oriented city of Wolfsburg, a core team of exceptionally competent and experienced professionals is applying all their determination and energy in collaboration with authorities, specialists and fabricators to design one of the city’s most modern buildings:

The WOODSCRAPER is a high-rise building type employing pre-fabricated solid timber elements combined with minimised, low-maintenance service technology, Timber Reimagined will stand in the centre of the Blue-Tech-Tower development. 

Hardly any other building material has experienced as much innovation in recent years as timber and the WOODSCRAPER takes advantage of this progress. The ecological potential for healthy living space without additional cost will be realized using state-of-the-art materials employing hybrid timber construction such as homogeneous jointing technology.

Based on this holistic concept, the WOODSCRAPER is a pioneering project describing a sustainable economic route to the future, a new exemplar that will be globally imitated.


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ASSET SECURITY

through value-added design and optimal use of resources

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REDUCED CONSTRUCTION
AND TECHNOLOGY

ENERGY SAVINGS

25%

through optimised construction techniques and heating technology

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80%

through timber construction as a resource store

FEWER

40%

through reduced floor-builld profiles

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15%

increase in habitable space through reduced element dimensions

FEWER

28%

electrical services through intelligent planning and technology

shorter site time

50%

through pre-fabrication


 

EXPLOIT POSITIVE SYNERGIES

Through a holistic re-examination of build processes,

the WOODSCRAPER creates living space which is both innovative and affordable

 
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Added value without added cost

Increased floor area through thinner walls and ceilings, drastic reduction in construction time, reduced building technology, as well as reduced maintenance and operating costs..
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INNOVATIVE and PRAGMATIC

The design of the WOODSCRAPER is tailored to the innovative materials and products employed, while at the same time creating a building designed to maximize comfort and well-being.
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PROGRESS with a SOCIAL INTEREST

With its holistic building concept and construction methods, the WOODSCRAPER already points the way to a better future.
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SIMPLE SOLUTIONS TO COMPLEX CHALLENGES

The WOODSCRAPERS provide simple solutions to answer the complex challenges in the construction sector for healthy housing with lasting value.
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SIMPLE TECHNOLOGY WITH REDUCED MAINTENANCE

The significant reduction of technology in the WOODSCRAPERS reduces investment costs and saves maintenance and servicing costs during building operation.
 
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RESOURCE STORAGE FOR ASSET SECURITY

Natural, pollutant-free building materials and demountable elements, enable adaptable re-configuration according to changing needs and therefore maintenance of the value of invested resources.
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POLLUTION-FREE AND ECOLOGICAL

Renewable building materials are used where appropriate and possible in the WOODSCRAPERS. The energy for the construction is almost entirely compensated by the energy contained in the renewable building materials employed.
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HEALTHY LIVING SPACE with LOW EMISSIONS for ALL NEEDS

The indoor climate is controlled through employment breathable building materials. Timber is hypoallergenic and has a radiation-shielding effect, and the innovative heating and electrical engineering reduces electrosmog in the building.
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CONSTRUCTION TIME REDUCTION THROUGH INDUSTRIAL PRE-FABRICATION

Independent of the weather, the individual components are pre-assembled and set up on site within a very short time.
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LIVING SPACE OF THE FUTURE

The WOODSCRAPER creates healthy and ecological living space. The resources employed can be safely reused at the end of the building’s lifespan. The WOODSCRAPER is housing with a future.
 
 

Fit-out

In addition to its central location, the Woodscraper’s apartments employ innovative and high-quality features and fittings which captivate and seduce.

 

 

Attractive apartments with sunny terraces & balconies
Generous doors onto balconies
Large floor-to-ceiling windows
Innovative heating technology
Direct access to the underground garage via two elevators
Bicycle & pram storage spaces on the ground floor
Tenants storage spaces
Video and intercom
Open plan living / kitchen / dining areas
Attractive ceiling heights in all apartments
Utility rooms and guest toilets In larger units
High security entrance doors with excellent sound insulation
Innovative energy concept with solar panels
Elevators to all floors

 
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