VIKEN, Sweden - Direktlaminat has produced its first furniture with Threespine click furniture technology from Välinge. The furniture, a multifunctional shelf system, has been installed in a laundry room in one of Sweden’s most renowned ongoing sustainable housing projects called Greenhouse Augustenborg.

The shelf system, internally referred to as “The exchange shelf” is intended to be used for recycling of goods. The tenants will use the shelf to temporarily store possessions such as outgrown skates, porcelain figures and toasters that their neighbors might need.
The shelf is made in compact laminate and was designed by Jaenecke Arkitekter AB. Besides shelves for storing goods, it features a built-in digital display for the laundry room’s booking system.
Direktlaminat was responsible for the production of the shelf as well as the installation of the interior design. Per Gunnarsson, CEO Direktlaminat AB, describes the project as a learning process with a very positive outcome. “When the machine was ready, the actual production went really fast. We produced the furniture on May 26 and installed it in the laundry room the day after. It was the first time we have manufactured a customer product featuring Threespine technology so in a way we regarded it as an educational project. We are very satisfied that the final product turned out so nice”.

About Greenhouse

Greenhouse Augustenborg is a rental housing development project in a district developed between 1948-1952 in southeast Malmö, Sweden. The project, managed by the housing construction company MKB, derives from a holistic perspective aimed at reducing the residents’ ecological footprint and aims for greener and more sustainable everyday living. It comprises a 14-story tower block, 12 terrace housing units and a pre-existing building converted into new facilities, which among other things include a low-tox preschool.

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