Timber constructions: market share higher than 20%

Article by Ulrike Knaus (adapted for; translated by Eva Guzely) | 26.03.2020 - 08:37

According to, 101,569 new single-family and two-family homes were permitted last year in Germany. 21,171 of those were prefabricated timber houses. In Baden-Württemberg, the market share of prefabricated timber houses is at 36.9%. The state is followed by Hessen with 30.6%, Rhineland-Palatinate with 26.1% and Bavaria with 24.8%. In Bremen, Hamburg and Lower Saxony, only 5.5 to 8.1% of new houses were built in wood.