Calendar

25-26. aug 2020
Build in Wood

The annual wood conference and expo hosted in Copenhagen.

27. aug 2020
Nordic Climate Forum for Construction

Online meeting for the Nordic Climate Forum for Construction. 

8-11. oct 2020
Arctic Circle Assembly

Break-out session at on material choices in cold-climate environments at the Arctic Circle Assembly in Reykjavik. 

15-16. oct 2020
Forum Wood Building Nordic

Online 2 day conference to showcase the latest in industry, research and societal changes.

Building Capacity for Life Cycle Assessments in Nordic Municipalities
04.06.2020
  • Project update

Building Capacity for Life Cycle Assessments in Nordic Municipalities

Update on our LCA capacity building project for Nordic Municipalities...

Key Outputs from the Nordic Digital Roundtable Dialogue
28.05.2020
  • Conference

Key Outputs from the Nordic Digital Roundtable Dialogue

Read the key outcomes and watch again! On May 28th, we hosted a Digital Roundtable Dialogue between leading experts from around the Nordics, discussing how to overcome the policy challenges for Nordic Wood in Construction post COVID-19.  

Join the Digital Nordic Roundtable Dialogue
19.05.2020
  • Conference

Join the Digital Nordic Roundtable Dialogue

Join us on Thursday 28th May at 10.30am CEST for a digital roundtable dialogue between leading experts from around the Nordics as we discuss how to overcome the policy challenges for Nordic Wood in Construction post COVID-19. 

Project kick off: Digital Platform for Nordic Municipalities
05.05.2020
  • Project update

Project kick off: Digital Platform for Nordic Municipalities

Work commences on a digital platform to guide municipalities across the Nordics through the process of building in wood…

How does Wood in Construction impact the SDGs?
03.04.2020
  • Press release

How does Wood in Construction impact the SDGs?

New results published from our study into how increased Nordic wood in construction contribute to the UN's SDGs and where might the trade-offs be...

Tenders now open for 2020 projects!
24.01.2020
  • Project update

Tenders now open for 2020 projects!

We’re looking for partners to help us deliver two big projects in 2020. More info here…  

2020 - a new decade in the construction revolution
21.01.2020
  • Project update

2020 - a new decade in the construction revolution

2020 has only just begun, but already we are starting to see some big wins for wood in construction in this critical decade for cutting construction’s carbon emissions.

Wood as material in a circular economy
17.12.2019
  • Architecture

Wood as material in a circular economy

The Nordic Climate Action Weeks, arranged by Nordic Council of Ministers, took place in two locations, one at COP25 in Madrid and one in Norrsken House in Stockholm. The Wood in Construction secretariat participated in the side event "Circular Economy – more than a quick fix!" to discuss how we can transition to a circular economy and how wood as a construction material can contribute to this transition.

New report: Nordic frontrunners on wood in construction push the envelope
27.03.2019
  • Architecture

New report: Nordic frontrunners on wood in construction push the envelope

Wood has the ability to act as a carbon sink and therefore holds a great potential in the transition towards a low-carbon construction industry. How? Well, here are 25 examples across the value chain from all Nordic countries.

Talking Timber at COP24
10.01.2019
  • Conference

Talking Timber at COP24

At the end of last year the Nordic Wood in Construction Secretariat was in Katowice, Poland for the UN’s COP24 meeting. Here are our highlights…

SDG Impact of Wood in Construction at COP24
04.12.2018
  • Project update

SDG Impact of Wood in Construction at COP24

Wood in construction can bring huge benefits that help us to deliver the UN’s Sustainable Development Goals, but are there also any trade-offs? At COP24 this week, we are presenting preliminary findings of our SDG Impact project.

Open Call for Nordic Cases using Wood in Construction
05.11.2018
  • Press release

Open Call for Nordic Cases using Wood in Construction

Do you know of an inspiring and innovative Nordic project working with Wood in Construction? Apply now to have your project featured in a new publication!

25 Cases of Nordic Good Practice in Wood in Construction
27.10.2018
  • Project update

25 Cases of Nordic Good Practice in Wood in Construction

The Nordic Wood in Construction Secretariat is undertaking a project to engage key stakeholders and experts in the creation of a publication showcasing 25 Nordic good practice cases of the use of wood in construction.

China wants to increase the industrialization of the country's wood construction
17.10.2018
  • Press release

China wants to increase the industrialization of the country's wood construction

SWEDISH WOOD PRESS RELEASE: Building sustainable cities becomes crucial for the transition to a fossil-free society worldwide. Sweden and China have a clear ambition to share and develop knowledge in sustainable construction focused on smart solutions. From October 15, a Chinese delegation visits Europe starting in Sweden to take part in European modern wood construction.

Forum Wood Building Nordic
28.09.2018
  • Conference

Forum Wood Building Nordic

Linnaeus University in Sweden hosted the seventh Forum Wood Building Nordic in September in Växjö. Wood in Construction project was there and presented the project.

Wood in Construction at Nordic-German Seminar in Berlin
26.09.2018
  • Conference

Wood in Construction at Nordic-German Seminar in Berlin

The Nordic Embassies in Berlin hosted a seminar on Wood Construction on September 25 with participation of both Mads Wolff, chair man of the advisory board and project manager Anders Vestergaard Jensen.

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

The project is funded by the Nordic Council of Ministers.