Mjøstårnet, a 18-storey mixed use full-timber building in Norway. Groundworks started in April 2017. Installation of timber structures started in September 2017, and the building was structurally topped out in June 2018. The building will be completed and opened in March 2019. The net area is 11300 m2 comprising offices,hotel, apartments, restaurant and a roof terrace. “Mjøstårnet” is Norwegian and means “The tower of lake Mjøsa”.
The initiative to build Mjøstårnet comes from Arthur Buchardt. His vision is that the project will be a symbol of the green shift, and a proof that tall buildings can be built using local resources, local suppliers and sustainable wooden materials.
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