MW Open Source
Calculator tools for dowel-type connectors and fire design of timber structures
Stability cards
Determine the critical bending moment of beams under various moment shapes and various end restraints
Winners announced
Design objects easily to CAD & BIM software
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Welcome to Open Source Wood

We are calling on all architects and engineers to share their innovations in wood construction. The 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.

Open Source Wood Award

Open Source Wood is rewarding innovative element and modular designs using Kerto® LVL (laminated veneer lumber). The rewarded designs can be found in the Rewarded section.

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


Latest press releases

Estonian architecture students awarded for innovative and economy friendly modular terraced housing building design

Open Source Wood hackathon goes online – virtual innovation event organised by Metsä Wood and FCBA

Open Source Wood challenged architecture students participating in the EASA 2020 event

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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?



Reviewed Ideas