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Finch Module

Multifunctional CLT module

Finch Module
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element

4 stacked Finch modules

After placing the Finch modules.

Lifting Finch Module on the GTB Lab deck.

The steel profiles on the bottom of the module are placed on the intermediate timber structure.

Previous life of Finch unit as a home in the East of Netherlands.

Summary

Finch units are cross-laminated timber (CLT) units produced by De Groot Vroomshoop.

Details

The unit has been used as a home and reused as a demonstration space in the GTB Lab. The unit has been sawn in half to create a light space in the centre. Daylight is an important indicator of the transformability of buildings. Unlike reinforced concrete, CLT is relatively easy to cut. After reconnecting the installations of both halves, it functions as a demonstration space.

Design

De Groot Vroomshoop

Manufacturer

De Groot Vroomshoop

Manufacturing location

De Groot Vroomshoop Groep B.V., Zwolsekanaal, Vroomshoop, Nederland

Materials

Dimensions

Length:

Width:

Height (or depth):

Thickness:

4 410 mm + 4 065 mm

3 553 mm

3 697 mm

Shape

Surface damage

Hazardous materials

None

Material history

2014 - produced in Enschede NL and used as a home
2021 - reused at GTB Lab

Circularity data

Reversible BIM: the 3D color-coded model visualizes the reuse potential per element.
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Reuse Potential:

Recovery option

0.7

Direct reuse

Embodied mass:

Embodied carbon:

10,74 ton

14,39 ton CO2

No. of elements:

No. of relations:

No. of disassembly steps:

No. of standardized relations:

249

Avoided waste:

Avoided carbon:

Finch Module

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Remaining Technical Life Cycle:

66 year

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