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Why Wood? Building from wood in growing cities

What is the role and potential of wood based building in achieving the targets of carbon neutral cities? Urban Academy invites you to a morning coffee event at the Living+ Hub.
Why Wood? Urban Academy Event 16.12.2019 Aalto Living+ Hub. Photo: Honkasuo, Susa Junnola / City of Helsinki
Photo: Honkasuo, Susa Junnola / City of Helsinki

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?

 

PROGRAMME

  1. 8.45 Coffee and breakfast
  2. The role of wood construction in mitigating climate change in cities
    Mark Hughes, professor/Aalto University
  3. End-user driven wood construction - future opportunities in Finnish cities
    Anne Toppinen/professor, director of Helsinki Institute of Sustainability Science/University of Helsinki
  4. Building from wood in Helsinki – goals and challenges
    Anu Turunen, special advisor/City of Helsinki
  5. 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/

 

More information:
Annina Ala-Outinen
Project Manager / Urban Academy
annina.alaoutinen(at)hel.fi
09-310 36588, 040-1953061

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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.

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