Urban Academy morning coffee event: Why Wood? Building from wood in growing cities
Monday 16.12.2019, time: 9–10.30
Location: Living+ HUB/Aalto University, Rakentajanaukio 4, 2nd floor, Espoo
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