The Tricot factory – Timber on top to create a modern and sustainable office building


It is smart to use a circular business model where you can use existing buildings to create new buildings. Wood as a renewable building material plays a key role when existing buildings get new life with the help of wooden extensions. <h2> The Tricot Factory </h2>
Trikåfabriken (The Tricot factory) in Stockholm is an industrial property from 1926 converted into a sustainable office building. A timber section of 5-7 floors has been added on the existing buildings, now joint into one complex, where 1200 people work.

<h2> Architecture </h2>
The industrial nature of the building in combination with the solid timber frame on top creates a unique feel. The atrium, which reaches from the ground floor to the roof brings the different parts of the building together. On the roof you find a terrace, solar cells and stonecrop.

<h2> A sustainable building </h2>
All the materials used have been chosen for their ability to meet demands on sufficient lifespan, maintenance requirements and low environmental footprint.

<h2> Wooden extensions </h2>
This is an example how we can expand on what has already been built. Wooden extensions are a good alternative for increasing life span, densifying and using existing buildings in a flexible and sustainable way. Thanks to the wooden buildings system, the structure has a low weight and a low climate footprint.

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Virkesvägen 2 120 03 Stockholm Stockholms län

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