The Russian delegation headed by Deputy Minister of industry and trade Viktor by Evtuhov, conducted a business meeting with the Confederation of the Finnish forest industry and experts of wooden construction Sweden, said in a press release of the Ministry.
The Ministry expects to use the experience of Swedish colleagues in the Russian urban planning: the application of wooden structures to create social and residential facilities. was interested in Russian officials and industry experts are also measures of the state support of wood processing enterprises, norms and rules of construction of wooden houses.
The delegation familiarized with a built in 2015 wooden house "Puumala" — the largest in Europe by area (11800 square meters, with 186 apartments, 7 floors), as well as other objects of wooden construction in Finland.
During the visit to Stockholm, the sides discussed issues of Russian-Swedish cooperation, reviewed the programs of the center for waste management. Moreover, members of the Russian delegation got acquainted with the technology of Europe's largest recycling plant located in Vasteras. The plant produces energy and heat to 150 thousand people as well as biofuels for urban transport.
Interested Russians living building, part built residential complex Strandparken. The structure is an eight-storey residential building constructed entirely from wood. Feature of this wooden house is that it weighs only a third of the weight that the building would, if completely was built with traditional materials as steel and concrete. "Load-bearing structures of the building frame was made using prefabricated modules made from solid wood, which, according to the project, are attached to the Foundation constructions with 23-millimetre metal rods that rise through the entire house, and permeating all of its eight floors from basement to attic", — stated in the release.
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