Asumma’s house building product concept is recognized by European architecture, engineering, and construction summit World of Digital Built Environment.
The World of Digital Built Environment, WDBE, awarded Asumma its top honor in the category for most innovative digital project delivery for 2022. WDBE is an international platform for the architecture, engineering, and construction (AEC) community that highlights industry forerunners that are developing digital solutions for a positive urban future.
Asumma won the most innovative digital project delivery award for its mass-customized, sustainable single-family homes. Through the use of technology, Asumma is pioneering automated design for manufacture and assembly (DFMA) and platform enablement of partners to deliver custom, carbon-negative, cross-laminated timber houses for homebuyers across Europe. Furthermore, their digital platform will enable both homebuyers and design teams to maintain oversight and manage the homebuilding process with clarity and transparency.
WDBE represents cooperation between Finland, Denmark, the Netherlands, and Estonia — with the intention of celebrating and honoring digital-first organizations working to create a sustainable future for societies, cultures, economies, and environments.
The WDBE community includes representatives from over 50 countries, including leaders in construction, real estate, city planning, government, architecture, engineering, and research across topics ranging from building information modeling (BIM), augmented and virtual reality (AR/VR), internet of things (IOT), and more.
Asumma is a Finnish-based company driven to push the construction industry toward sustainability. Its architect-designed, cross-laminated timber homes can be structurally customized to suit a variety of households’ needs and lifestyles. A recent study by Centria University of Applied Sciences indicates that the materials sourcing, construction, and operation of an Asumma house model is carbon-negative across both 50-year and 100-year life cycles. While this is preliminary data, Asumma is committed to developing and building the most ecologically-minded, high-quality housing available on the market today.
‘Our architecture and engineering team is honored to receive this recognition,’ says Asumma Chief Architect Pekka Airaxin. ‘We are profoundly committed to push the design and development of residential housing to ensure the highest level of quality and environmental integrity, while driving down the cost of home ownership, via our parametric design systems. At the same time, our homebuyer platform will bring clarity and transparency into the homebuilding process, for the benefit of new homeowners across Europe.’