Technical articles

1 March 2021

Unlocking the Benefits of Industrialised Timber Construction

Decades of sustainable forest management and timber engineering have created an opportunity to push the boundaries of what engineered timber can do: higher-rise, larger-scale, improved architectural flexibility, more predictable performance, accuracy and durability. However, its potential is not yet fully unlocked. Constant growth in a finite world simply cannot work when growth means that we are tapping into fossil resources.
1 March 2021

Eggstrordinary engineering!

Spring is in the air and Easter will soon be upon us. That means it is time for the annual Ergodomus Egg Competition.
11 February 2021

BIM and Timber: a perfect way of collaboration

Information management and procedures are undoubtedly the most important aspect of BIM, a well-known acronym that stands for “Building Information Modeling”. BIM is not just a […]
14 December 2020

LOD (Level Of Development)

These regulations also include the properties that a BIM project must meet at different levels. There are in total 5 categories called LOD (Level Of Development): […]
9 December 2020

Structural Optimization

It’s Christmas time and here in the office we were wondering how the position and the weight of the decoration can affect the equilibrium of a […]
22 October 2020

Acoustic parameter for timber buildings (part 3)

Impact sound insulation: how it relates to regulations and acoustic comfort.
22 October 2020

Acoustic parameter for timber buildings (part 2)

Impact sound insulation: how it is predicted and improved.
21 October 2020

Acoustic parameter for timber buildings (part 1)

Impact sound insulation: how it is measured and a quick glance at its underlaying physics.
24 February 2020

Tjiko

Since the beginning (2007), Ergodomus has always firmly believed in off-site construction and in the need of improving the building sector.
17 October 2019

Mass Timber Plants Growing Outside of Europe by Paul Kremer

Throughout 2019 we have seen some amazing achievements in the mass timber market around the world.
7 May 2019

Tall timber building – The results of the survey

It’s always interesting and at the same time important, to understand the opinion of the different type of figures who work in the world of timber […]
15 January 2019

U shaped membrane against moisture: problem or solution?

We often discuss with clients/colleagues the role of U shaped membranes, which is a system applied at the bottom of timber based walls to prevent from […]
3 October 2018

Tall timber building: what’s your opinion?

After the exponential growth of CLT  production and the sprawling of multistory timber buildings all over world, the target seems to move toward tall timber constructions. […]
1 July 2018

Timber buildings: how long do they last? (Part 1)

One of the most common questions we are asked is this: “How long does a wooden building last?”. The answer of the question is complex and […]
15 June 2018

CLT oversea: Find out how we did it!

In this article we will try to highlight the main aspects and limits of container transport based on our experience gained on oversea sites.
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