Organic Market

Organic Market

Organic Market

Vienhues Organic Market
in Viersen

The Vienhues organic market in Viersen has a wide range of fresh produce – and in pure organic quality. Sustainable, environmentally conscious, ecological – these values should also radiate from the market building. The ecological building material wood was the right choice here and so an organic market in sustainable timber construction was created.

Vienhues Organic Market
at a glance

Market building made of
X-LAM and glulam elements

The organic market in Viersen has a floor area of approx. 550 m2 and was built of wood. The 511 m2 walls of the store are made of X-LAM elements. In addition, glulam gable roof beams form the supporting structure of the building.
Building project Biomarkt Vienhues, Freiheitsstraße 194, 41747 Viersen
Construction X-LAM, glulam saddle roof girder
Completion 2013
Volume of the wooden components 71 m3
Stored CO2 54 tCO2
Avoided CO2 65 tCO2
Regrowth speed in german forests 2 minutes
Building owner SCHMITZ Immobilien GmbH, D-Viersen
Architects SCHMITZ Ingenieurgesellschaft mbH, D-Viersen-Dülken,
Statics and structural design NR Ingenieurgesellschaft holztragwerke mbH
Production and assembly of the wooden elements DERIX-Group


We have been working successfully
with the DERIX Group for many years.

“We have been working successfully with the DERIX Group for many years. I particularly appreciate the reliability and the competent exchange in partnership during the planning and implementation of the projects. The high quality and accuracy of fit with which the components are manufactured is worth its weight in gold and, in addition to a high-quality result, leads above all to short construction times. Due to the excellent results and the good mutual basis of trust, I always enjoy working with the DERIX Group.”

Dr. Rüdiger Schmitz – Managing Director, Schmitz Ingenieurgesellschaft mbH

The advantages of wood
at the organic market Viersen

The customers of the Vienhues organic market attach great importance to the origin and sustainability of their food. This ecological aspect should therefore also be reflected in the construction method of the building – with the glulam construction method, this has been achieved.


Individual glulam

With our glulam, individual constructions can be built, because we produce the components in almost any shape and size – entirely according to your wishes. The kiln-dried wooden boards are joined together by finger-jointing to form long lamellas. Discover our diverse range of glulam.

Solid and versatile element construction

Whether roof, ceiling or wall – X-LAM can be used in a variety of ways. Our X-LAM element construction gives you great freedom in building design. The flexibly usable elements made of cross laminated timber are custom-made for you and can be assembled quickly and easily.

Market buildings made of wood

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