Re-imagining buildings - Timber

Growing a better future.

Why Timber?

With mounting pressure to quickly deliver high-quality, sustainable and economical buildings, mass timber is growing in popularity.

Cost savings

Building with timber can reduce total project costs.
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Timber is much faster to build with; simplifies a lot of processes and brings buildings into use much sooner.

Simpler & quieter

Timber delivers quieter and streamlined sites.
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Timber sees less deliveries, less waste, less onsite works, minimal piling and easy lifting of elements.

Highly durable

Engineered timber has proven its lasting structural strength.
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Engineered timber has exceptional air tightness and ability to halve the embodied carbon of concrete.

Timber Talks – hear from our experts

Whilst mass timber grows in popularity, questions remain as the construction industry makes greater use of this high-performing highly sustainable materials. Here our experts will share regular updates to answer common questions.

Is timber expensive?

Working with mass timber can deliver tangible cost savings when you look at total project costs, making a compelling case for considering timber in your materials mix.

What benefits can timber bring?

Mass timber is a strong, durable, high-performing, sustainable and renewable material that simplifies and accelerates the construction process.

Projects

From large to small and from homes and offices, to cultural buildings and education facilities, we have a large and diverse portfolio of timber projects.

Ör Centrum, Sweden
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Steinkjer School, Norway
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Harris Academy, UK
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Keilaniemen Portti, Finland
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More projects from around the world

Why Ramboll?

Ramboll has been pioneering the use of mass timber for over 15-years. We have worked on some of the biggest and tallest timber structures in the world, as well as on smaller and more unique projects.

Timber pioneers

We're established pioneers with a large and diversified timber portfolio.
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From small schools to large high-rise residential, offices and cultural buildings.

Multi-disciplinary

We bring full circle multi-disciplinary timber experience.
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We are adept at working with other disciplines and delivering holistic solutions.

Sustainable solutions

We're leaders in sustainable solutions and a renowned building consultancy.
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Able to advise on the right materials and shift to less carbon-intense approaches.

Full circle experience

The depth and breadth of our timber experience has enabled us to truly hone our craft, to know where timber works best and how to plan, design, cost and construct with timber.

100+ timber buildings

30,000 m3 timber used

100,000 m2 floor space

Contact the team

Our specialist timber experts are based all around Europe and are always happy to talk timber.