Mjøstårnet – 85 m timber building in Norway

Rune Abrahamsen
Moelven Limtre AS, Moelv, Norway

Rune Abrahamsen is CEO of Moelven Limtre AS, Norway’s largest glulam manufacturer. He received his MSc degree in Civil Engineering from the Norwegian Institute of Technology in 1995. Abrahamsen has previously been senior vice president at the engineering company Sweco, and has been chief engineer of numerous large building projects and timber bridges. He was chief engineer for the 14-storey timber apartment building Treet in Bergen in 2014, and has led the work for the recently completed 18-storey timber building Mjøstårnet in Brumunddal. Both projects set the world record for the tallest timber building.