It took a long time to convince people: more than 20 years ago, Stefan Zöllig demonstrated that wood is the right choice of construction material for wildlife bridges. Today, the wooden bridge over the A1 highway between Suhr and Hunzenschwil is impressive.
Wildlife transfer Neuenkirch
In Neuenkirch, the Federal Roads Office FEDRO is already building the second wildlife bridge with a wooden overpass after the Rynetel wildlife bridge. The wildlife overpass in the canton of Lucerne has a width of 50 meters and a length of around 36 meters.
The Tüfisteg pedestrian and bicycle bridge
The Tüfisteg pedestrian and bicycle bridge in Adliswil is getting on in years. Analyses showed that replacing the bridge would cost almost as much as renovating it. Today, a new bridge leads over the Sihl - with beech wood from the surrounding forests.
Nursing home Wier
The new building of the Wier nursing home in Ebnat-Kappel is designed as a hybrid construction. All the wood used comes from the surrounding communities of Ebnat-Kappel. This required good coordination.
Apartment house Mooseggstrasse
In the Generationenhaus Mooseggstrasse, a lot of beetle wood and almost no glued cross-sections are used. The skeleton construction is part of the architectural expression.
With the construction of the NaturQuartier in the fortress town of Kufstein, the largest wooden residential building in Tyrol to date has been realized.
The replacement building at Wehntalerstrasse 52 in Zurich-Unterstrass is erected. With the use of clay panels, sheep's wool insulation, flexible walls and TS3 technology, the timber construction is highly interesting from an ecological and technical point of view.
"Semiramis" is a 22.5-meter-high planted architectural sculpture located in the new innovation quarter - Zug's Tech Cluster.
SH Richterswil, Field 1+2
Thanks to the extension of the existing school, the new premises again offer sufficient space for the increasing number of students.
More and more large buildings are being built with the renewable building material
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In the village center of Gretzenbach in the canton of Solothurn, a wooden building is being constructed with twelve apartments and a village store. The balconies cantilever over 3.5 meters - without any disturbing supports. A sophisticated suspended construction makes it possible.
From 09-11 February 2023, the Salon Bois will take place in Bulle. The largest trade fair around wood construction in Western Switzerland celebrates its 20th birthday this year. We are looking forward to your visit at our booth no. 57.
Philipp Lutz and Stefan Rüegg have successfully completed the specialist examination to become VKF fire protection experts. This enables them to assume the function of the QA fire protection officer for projects of the highest quality assurance level QSS3 and QSS4.
Andreas Burgherr gave a lecture on 19.01.2023 at the Baumusterzentrale in Zurich on basements in timber construction. Here you can find the recording of the event and various documents and information on basements in timber construction.
The Office for Forests and Natural Hazards of the Canton of Bern launched the innovation competition "Ideas Pool KliWa" and awarded prizes to particularly promising projects for a climate-smart forest of the future. Scrimber, a spin-off of Timbatec, won the first prize. Here you can find exciting reports from the Berner Zeitung and the trade press.
Before we close our offices from 23.12.2022 until 08.01.2023, we provide insights into our year 2022. Read here interesting facts about our work and the Timbatec team. We would like to thank you for the trust you have placed in us and wish you a relaxing holiday season and a happy new year.