Hans-Joachim Danzer

Hans-Joachim Danzer

Hans-Joachim Danzer

CEO of Danzer Holding AG

Hans-Joachim Danzer grew up in and around the family hardwood business. He is enthusiastic about the many positive contributions and possibilities of wood. He believes in the power of thinking and looks for solutions that challenge and significantly improve the status quo. If he hadn't joined the Danzer company, most likely he would have become a scientist (physics). He lives with his wife and three kids in the European Alps.

Is Brutal Architecture A Thing Of The Past?

For decades, if not centuries, human architecture was driven by the willingness to make bold statements to leave a mark for the builder and for the architect.

Wood – and We Feel Better

When I stroll through a furniture retailer, I always watch how people react to the variety of surface materials offered. One pattern can be seen consistently: if a table top is wood, everyone touches it, feels it and the contact obviously pleases. Nobody strokes a table that is made of glass or other artificial surfaces.

Science Challenges Preconceived Opinions About Forestry

Our ancestors believed that the Earth was flat and that the sun was the center of the universe. Fire, water, air and soil were considered to be the four building blocks of everything. The constellation of stars has been thought to influence human life directly. In hindsight, many widely-held opinions of the past look almost entertaining.

Improved packaging at Danzer

For about 2 years, a project team at Danzer, headed by James Angel of Danzer UK has been investigating better options for the packaging material that Danzer uses.

Happy Holidays and all the Best for 2018!

The year 2017 is almost over – another 12 months swept by. It is hard to believe that we will soon use “2018”, when we write the date on a piece of paper.

Wood construction leads the pack in digitalization

With digital innovations the economic factor of building with wood is undeniable and it is therefore going to become even more attractive in the future.

Wood Wins First at the 2020 Tokyo Olympic Games

Kengo Kuma’s design wins the competition for the Olympic stadium in Tokyo for the games in 2020.

A fitting new Website for Danzer

I am proud to announce that our new, improved website went live today. Our online presence now more accurately represents who Danzer is and what we stand for, reflecting our transformation in response to significant industry changes over the past decade.