Author: Scott Hedges

Here are a few progress images from the 2019 building season. Currently deliveries have left the factory for builds going on in Maine, Pennsylvania, Missouri, New York & New Hampshire. The formwork arrives from WarmFörm, stacked on pallets. The installation …

WarmFörm Progress 2019 Read More »

The following is cross posted from Mitch Mead, a University of Michigan student who is (and I’m not making this up) Majoring in Economics / Architecture and Swedish. Bygghouse & the Swedish Women’s Education Association have underwritten a travel scholarship …

Learning from Bygg Read More »

In 1972 Matti Viio worked as an electrician— first building high-tension lines and then installing domestic and industrial wiring. He found the clothes that workers wore insufficient for his needs, and he suggested modifications. But no one listened. No one …

In Praise of Swedish Work Clothes Read More »

Greg and I are often asked to explain how “closed walls” are built in Sweden, often the focus on these questions is oriented around “automation”, and while it is true that automation is used to build wall elements in Sweden, …

Paper on Swedish Wall Element Construction Read More »

Last week Phoenix Haus, took delivery of four, 9 meter wall framing tables from Randek.  The tables are the BS20 “workhorse” that is found throughout Scandinavia providing an ergonomic solution to support panelized wall panel production in a small shop setting.  The …

Butterfly Tables land in the Motor City Read More »

Bygghouse hopes these sorts of images will not be worth posting in the near future, but commercializing a building technology, and the growing pains of a building product manufacturing and sales operation in North America is a thankless task! So …

WarmFörm FÖB! Read More »

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We’ve been busy here at Bygghouse arranging some travel to Sweden for several clients, and in doing this we’ve had an excuse to check over the never ending flow of interesting marketing and advertising work being done by the companies …

Competition in Housing: The Ultimate Swedish House Factory Commercial Read More »

ByggHouse at the Building Component Manufacturer’s Conference 2014 with Randek AB, maker of tools for industrial production of houses.

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This blog post is mainly here for the benefit of our readers in Scandinavia, who generally can not, I’ve found, wrap their head around the state of insulation in American houses.  In our experience the situation is comically incomprehensible, and …

Instinct for Insulation: apparently its learned Read More »

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