The Wood Program is a one-year program of study that focuses on wood architecture and industrial building. The program is intended for architects, engineers and other students with a background in design and strong interest in timber construction.
Excellence in wood across Aalto
Aalto Wood brings together research, teaching, and infrastructure related to wood.
Aalto Wood is a focal point for wood science, technology, architecture and design. At its heart are research and teaching staff, who are dedicated to advancing high-quality and sustainable use of wood in the living environment.
Aalto Wood provides a melting point for multidisciplinary research and education, enabling top-quality wood innovation and application.
The building erected in the Töölö Bay area to temporarily house Finlandia Hall’s functions during its renovation is, in the words of architect Jaakko Torvinen, like a forest in the centre of Helsinki.
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