Article: The First Open Source Wood Hackathon in France Created Solutions to Challenging Building Environments

Materials, Open Manufacturing, Open Source

The First Open Source Wood Hackathon in France Created Solutions to Challenging Building Environments

Open Source Wood hackathon brought fifteen participants together to generate innovative wood designs using Kerto® LVL (laminated veneer lumber). The hackathon was held in collaboration with the International Institute of Wood Science and Technology (Ecole Superieure du Bois). The school provides higher education focusing on timber engineering.

“This is the first Open Source Wood Hackathon, but also a pioneering event in the wood construction industry,” explains Mikko Saavalainen, SVP Business Development at Metsa Wood.

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