Bridges ’t Lichtend Pad

Short summary

Location district Sloten, Amsterdam, the Netherlands
Date of complation 2002
Wood species angelim vermelho, cumaru, cupiuba, piquia, tatajuba and uchy (uchi torrado)
Certificate FSC
Country / Region of Origin Brazil
Application Construction and bridge deck
Additional information The choice of wood in this project was performance based instead of species based. Wood species had to meet strength and durability standards. The beams serve both as construction and boardwalk with metal grate in between.


Company name Precious Woods Holding
Contact person Ruud Lourier
Address Untermüli 6 CH-6300 Zug
Country Switzerland
Telephone no +31 (0)6-53269598
Chain of Custody certifcate no. CU-COC-008517


Reference project: applications of timber in civil engineering, residential and commercial construction, edition October 2014
Part of the database ‘Wood species for residential construction, commercial construction and civil engineering’ created by Probos en Centrum Hout.

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