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Soikkeli A, Ilgın HE, Karjalainen M. Wooden Additional Floor in Finland. Encyclopedia. 2022; 2(1):578-592.

Wooden additional floor in Finland

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Author: Soikkeli, Anu1; Ilgın, Hüseyin Emre2; Karjalainen, Markku2
Organizations: 1School of Architecture, University of Oulu, FI-90014 Oulu, Finland
2School of Architecture, Faculty of Built Environment, Tampere University, P.O. Box 600, FI-33014 Tampere, Finland
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Version: published version
Access: open
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Language: English
Published: Multidisciplinary Digital Publishing Institute, 2022
Publish Date: 2023-05-31


One of the most effective ways to cover real estate development and renovation processes by improving functionality and energy efficiency is wooden additional floor construction. This entry maps out, organizes, and collates scattered information on the current state of the art and the benefits of this practice including its different stages, focusing on the case of Finland. The entry presents this topic in an accessible and understandable discourse for non-technical readers. By highlighting the benefits and opportunities of this sustainable application, the entry will contribute to increasing the awareness of wooden additional floor construction, which has many advantages, and therefore to gain more widespread use in Finland and other countries.

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Series: Encyclopedia
ISSN: 2673-8392
ISSN-E: 2673-8392
ISSN-L: 2673-8392
Volume: 2
Issue: 1
Pages: 578 - 592
DOI: 10.3390/encyclopedia2010038
Type of Publication: A1 Journal article – refereed
Field of Science: 211 Architecture
212 Civil and construction engineering
Copyright information: © 2022 by the authors. Licensee MDPI, Basel, Switzerland. This article is an open access article distributed under the terms and conditions of the Creative Commons Attribution (CC BY) license (