EGURTEK 2022 Fair – International Forum of Architecture & Construction in Wood

19 - 20 October 2022 | Bilbao, Spain | Events

Egurtek is a biennial event for specialists who wish to keep up to date with construction in wood, a natural, noble, sustainable material. For architects, architectural technicians, engineers, installers, and other construction specialists, Egurtek is an event for learning first-hand about the leading international projects constructed in wood from the architects responsible for them. The

EFI Forestry speed dating

22 Sept 2022 | Online | Events

Bioregions’ Forestry Speed Dating events emerged to foster innovation in the regional forest bioeconomy. Forestry Speed Dating puts innovators in contact with potential partners and end-users, to speed up innovation and create new partnerships. How does it work? The Forestry Speed Dating events follow different themes. Within each theme, the Bioregions Facility organises a number

Wood will play a tremendous role in the New European Bauhaus

24 Jun 2022 | News

Sustainable nature-based materials such as wood, and their significant role for tackling climate change within the New European Bauhaus and its global dimension was discussed at a conference in the Vatican on 9-10 June 2022. The event, which was organized by the Bauhaus Earth think tank and hosted by the Pontifical Academy of Science (PAS)

Linking product innovations and regional stakeholders in the Basajaun project

17 Jun 2022 | News

BASAJAUN is a major European innovation project about sustainability of building with wood. The main objective of the project is to demonstrate how wood construction chains can be optimized to foster both rural development and urban transformation whilst being connected with sustainable forest management in Europe. A full-scale medium-sized demo building will be constructed in New Aquitaine, – Wood Sector Alliance for the New European Bauhaus

8 April 2021 | online | News

BASAJAUN project launches new European co-creation initiative together with European wood industry federations and trade union The European wood-based sector has launched the Wood Sector Alliance for the New European Bauhaus (Wood4Bauhaus) to establish an open platform that brings together its manifold stakeholders. Wood, an extremely versatile natural material being part of a multitude of

Wood Be Better

28 Jan 2021 | Brussels, Belgium | Events

Using wood – a decisive contribution in greening our buildings. The Swedish Wood Be Better network held a livestreamed event on the role of wood building in the green economy and policy development affecting the forest-based sector. Speakers included: Peter Handley, DG GROW, European Commission Stefan Lindbäck, CEO, Lindbäck’s Group Paul Brannen, Director of Public

New European Bauhaus

28 Jan 2021 | News

European Commission announces new co-creation initiative for buildings. New European Bauhaus is a creative and interdisciplinary initiative, convening a space of encounter to design future ways of living, situated at the crossroads between art, culture, social inclusion, science and technology. It brings the Green Deal to our living places and calls for a collective effort

Build in Wood 2021 Copenhagen Denmark

Build in Wood 2021

May 18-19 2021 | Copenhagen, Denmark | Events

This conference offers a platform of knowledge sharing and networking about sustainable architecture and buildings. If we want to change the industry in a sustainable way, we have to come together and find the way as a community. The conference is co-hosted by the Horizon 2020 Build-In-Wood consortium. Check out the conference website for further

10th Forum Bois Construction

Jul 15-17 2021 | Paris, France | Events

The 10th International Wood Construction Forum will take place at the Grand Palais Éphémère, an exposition hall of 10 000 m2 built in glulam, which will erected at the Champs de Mars close to the Trocadero. Read the press release / communiqué in French 25 Nov 2020

Egurtek 2020

30/10/2020 | Bilbao, Spain | Events

Egurtek is the biannual international forum of architecture and construction in wood held at the Bilbao exposition centre in Spain. At this year’s online event, Javier Garcia Jaca presented the Basajaun project along with various other project run by Tecnalia. The event was moderated by Oskar Azkarate Zabalo, General Director of BASKEGUR the Basque wood

Basajaun 3rd General Assembly online

27-28 Oct 2020 | online | Events

The Basajaun project is now running already for one year. The consortium held its 3rd General Assembly as a 2-days online meeting, during which 57 participants met to take stock of the progress of their large joint project about sustainable wood construction. The 9 work package teams presented their status and ongoing activities related to

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Woodrise Alliance global meeting

Oct 5 2020 | online | Events

The Woodrise Alliance (WRA) is an international group of leading national research organizations promoting medium to high rise buildings with more use of wood. The Alliance includes representatives from many countries across the globe and fosters exchange and joint actions such as international conferences or national promotion events. Javier Garcia Jaca, lead coordinator of Basajaun,

Basajaun @ InnovaWood General Assembly 2020

Jul 8 2020 | online | Events

The BASAJAUN project was presented by the coordinator Javier Garcia Jaca at the annual meeting of the InnovaWood network. The webinar was well attended by 70 persons from 58 organisations of 25 countries. The video recording of the presentation is available here: The full InnovaWood General Assembly series of presentations is available here:

Basajaun kickoff meeting

9-10 Oct 2019 | Bilbao, Spain | Events

We just launched BASAJAUN, a major European innovation project about sustainability of building with wood. The main objective is to demonstrate how wood construction chains can be optimized to foster both rural development and urban transformation whilst being connected with sustainable forest management in Europe. Two full-scale medium-sized demo buildings will be constructed in Finland