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Researchers visit Finnforest Merk Factory

Solar House research director Daniel Ibanez, researcher Daisuke Nagatomo and Minnie Jan visited Finnforest Merk Factory in Aichach, Germany to discuss final production of all structural pieces.

Research director Daniel Ibanez, researcher Minnie Jan and Finnforest Ulrich Müller checking CNC cut LVL piece

Solar House structure is composed of over 1500 pieces which are milled from 2.5m x 12m LVL (Laminated Veneer Lumber) panel. Digital fabrication process allows the house structure to incorporate HVAC vent space, bolts and tension cables holes, and window trucks in advance.

Final Structure visualization

Finnforest Milling Machine

LVL panels reserved for FabLab House

Finnforest Merk factory

Research director Daniel Ibanez, researcher Daisuke Nagatomo, and Finnforest Ulrich Müller finalize cutting drawings

Research director Daniel Ibanez and researcher Daisuke Nagatomo checking structural pieces cut by Finnforest

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