NATIONAL RENOVATION CENTERS

CASES

Case Bergö School

Renovate or Demolish? The old Bergö primary school had a long history of moisture damages. Since the costs for renovating the building was estimated to nearly the same as building a new one, it was decided that a new school should be built. Case Bergö School follows the process of demolishing the old building and constructing a new and quality assured building. The case highlights the investigation of moisture damages in the old school, the decision process to renovate or demolish the building and the method for moisture securing the new school.

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TOOLS

12 Steps to renovate systematically

A repetitive process of 12 steps developed by the Office of Building Supervision (OBS, rakennusvalovonta) of city of Oulu helps property owners systematically evaluate the condition of houses and approach renovation projects systematically. The model gives advice when to start each phase of renovation and what to do first and what only then. Preparations and timely ordedred actions make a difference for the success of a renovation case.

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EXPERTS

The service that brings together the experts in sustainable renovation

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EVENTS

How to 3D-print a Wooden Home

Welcome to an international and cross disciplinary conference, meeting place and Expo in Umeå, Sweden. Listen to and network with innovators, researchers and industry players in areas such as architecture and design, additive manufacturing, and development of tailor-made bio-based materials - Individuals and organizations leading the development of the future manufacturing and construction industry.

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