(C) Ronald Otter

Timber construction is ‘hot’, but in practice it is often limited to luxury homes for the lucky few. This is about to change. Architectural firm FAAM has two projects in progress for a wider audience: apartments in Eikenburg and owner-occupied homes with garden in Meerhoven.

Both projects are entirely executed in wood: construction, walls, floors and facades. Pannenhoef op Eikenburg for the Trudo housing corporation is the first project with 28 stacked houses – even if it only concerns one floor. The Puur Wonen neighbourhood in Meerhoven for developer Kalliste is the largest timber construction plan to date, with 56 attached owner-occupied homes.

Read more on Ed.nl (in Dutch).