Metsä Wood: Estonia’s Harmet Manufactures Prefabricated Housing Modules at Speed

The A to Z of Building

Harmet is an Estonian offsite construction company that was founded in 1992 and employs some 800 people across five factories in Estonia and Finland.

Hypnotizing Geometry Displayed by Wooden Residence in Estonia

Freshome Design & Architecture Magazine

Different from every standpoint, this single level residence was completed in 2016 by Kadarik Tüür Arhitektid in Koidu Village, northern Estonia. According to the official description, the project is nominated for the best wooden structure award in Estonia this year, thanks to its innovative shape, sustainable finishes and ability to capture sunlight.


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Not All Wood-Look Tiles Are Created Equal

Architectural Ceramics

Estonia Noce. Wood Replica and Estonia has 100+ faces, meaning you will rarely ever notice the same pattern repeating since it only does it every 100 pieces of tile. For example, Wood Replica and Estonia are produced using digital technology with 4 colors at 400 DPI resolution. Estonia Oak. Estonia Noce. Estonia. Rockville, MD – July 2016 – Wood-look tile hit the market over a decade ago, and has only been increasing in popularity since.

Week of July 13th, 2020 – Environmentally Conscious Design Trends

Architectural Ceramics

From large windows offering natural light to cut down on energy bills in Estonia, to a Vancouver skyscraper featuring a 30,000 square-foot roof garden that boasts of an “urban oasis”, there’s certainly something for everyone to admire in these 25 project highlights.

This Human Habitat Floats with the Tides

Freshome Design & Architecture Magazine

This project brought students from Estonia, Iceland, Denmark, Latvia, and Lithuania together to create this floating human habitat. Every year, the boggy region of Soomaa in Estonia experiences something called “5th season,” when water levels rise drastically. The structure completed by the students is now part of a larger network of forest structures, organized by the State Forest Management Centre of Estonia.

Report from Monocle Quality of Life Conference

Heath Ceramics

The transformation that’s gone on and is going on in Estonia is pretty mind-boggling.) The thing that was inspiring was that she wrote a vision of Estonia in 2050 from the perspective of her children and it was very moving, and just so very clear and something you can connect to at both an intellectual and an emotional level, which is so important when you’re talking about the future. At Heath, we’ve been long-time fans of Monocle magazine.