Urban Academy (Kaupunkiakatemia) is a platform and network that brings together multidisciplinary research, teaching and societal impact in the field of urban studies. It is a partnership of five organizations: University of Helsinki, Aalto University, City of Helsinki, City of Espoo and City of Vantaa.
Why Wood? Building from wood in growing cities
Urban Academy invites you to a morning coffee event
What is the role and potential of wood based building in achieving the targets of carbon neutral cities? Why are we not building everything from wood?
- 8.45 Coffee and breakfast
- The role of wood construction in mitigating climate change in cities
Mark Hughes, professor/Aalto University
- End-user driven wood construction - future opportunities in Finnish cities
Anne Toppinen/professor, director of Helsinki Institute of Sustainability Science/University of Helsinki
- Building from wood in Helsinki – goals and challenges
Anu Turunen, special advisor/City of Helsinki
- Wooden multi-storey buildings – developer’s perspective
Jari Mäkimattila, managing director/A-Kruunu Oy
To get coffee please register by Monday 9 December!
The event is open for all
Event on Facebook: https://www.facebook.com/events/2550152551744159/
Project Manager / Urban Academy
09-310 36588, 040-1953061