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Using Open Source Wood elements

Welcome to the Open Source Wood!

Metsä Wood is calling on all architects and engineers to share their innovations in wood construction. Open Source Wood initiative is a pioneering open innovation project aimed at facilitating knowledge sharing and growth in modular wood construction. Learn more about the initiative.

Metsä Wood Award

Metsä Wood is rewarding innovative element and modular designs using Kerto® LVL (laminated veneer lumber). So far we have rewarded six designs, that can be found in the Rewarded section.

Latest press releases: 

Open Source Wood hackathon in Nancy provided wooden solutions for student housing
Open Source Wood winner: ClipHut structural building system 20.11.2018
Sweden hackathon 29.10.2018
EASA challenge winners 28.9.2018

Share your best ideas and you might be the next winner.


How to get started

Here you can share your ideas, see and rate other community members ideas. Ideas are reviewed by professionals, some of them are selected into productizing program and best ideas are reviewed. How does this work?