Watch back - Wood in Cold Climate Construction - Nordic Digital Roundtable Dialogue

With the cancellation of the Arctic Circle Assembly in Iceland, we took our planned breakout session online to discuss challenges and opportunities for increasing wood in construction in the Nordic Arctic.

The digital roundtable brought together six experts from across the Nordic region, including architects, policymakers, academics and industry representatives. 

A written summary of the session will be available shortly, and you can watch the full discussion here...

New report: Perceived border obstacles linked to wood contruction – Sweden and Norway

A new report by the Svinesunds committee, highlights the perceived border obstacles for the wood in construction sector between Norway and Sweden.

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Nordic Digital Roundtable Dialogue

In May 2020, we hosted a digital roundtable dialogue, bringing together five experts from across the Nordic region, including local and national policymakers, academics and industry representatives. Read more about the dialogue's outputs, and watch the full discussion here.

Talking Trends and SDGs at Tree2Tower

The Secretariat was pleased to be at the Tree2Tower conference, hosted by Bioeconomy Region in Karlstad, Sweden, in February - check out a video of our presentation here:

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  • Sustainability

Building Green CPH

At the end of October, architects, contractors, suppliers gathered alongside municipalities, researchers and property developers for Building Green Copenhagen, and wood in construction was high on the agenda.

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  • Authors

    Nic Craig

    Climate-KIC Nordic

  • Sustainability

The Climate does not wait - so we are building in wood

The summer of 2018 brought record-breaking warm temperatures in many parts of the world. Wonderful, many people think – even me – at a micro scale.

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  • Authors

    Anders Vestergaard Jensen

    Climate-KIC Nordic

  • Forestry

Nordic project on wood as a climate smart construction material

It is now time to look at the materials we use for constructing buildings to cut even more of the carbon emissions the construction sector is responsible for. Wood can contribute to achieving these emission reductions and more of the UN Sustainable Development Goals and is yet not utilise in its full potential.

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  • Authors

    Anders Vestergaard Jensen

    Climate-KIC Nordic

The Nordic Wood in Construction Secretariat is hosted by EIT Climate-KIC

The project is funded by the Nordic Council of Ministers.