In the Workpackage 2 we are focusing on answering the question “How should we build today to be able to circulate tomorrow?”
This webinar explores the topic of the circular economy for wood used for construction.
The InFutUReWood’s Spanish partner, Timber Construction Research Group from the Universidad Politécnica de Madrid (UPM), contacted with Urkiondo Ekolur S.L., a recycling company from the Basque Country, Spain. The wood recycling facilities sited in Andoain were...
Sweden 2020. The construction and demolition industry creates 10 million tonnes of waste every year – that is more waste than from all Sweden's households put together. By starting out from an apartment-building that Riksbyggen builds on a recurring basis, ETTELVA...
As part of the research work of the InFutUReWood, some project partners attended the 63rd Society of Wood Science and Technology International Convention that took place online due to Covid-19 (formerly in Slovenia) last July. The event was attended by 459...
The Society of Wood Science and Technology holds its annual conference online this year. The registration is free! The last day to register is today, Monday the 6th of July 2020.
You might remember that some months ago we wrote about Ida and Sara visiting us at RISE Wood Building Technology in Skellefteå. They worked very hard this spring and presented their dissertation at Chalmers last week!
Are you curious how many wooden houses are built in Sweden and if tthe wood is ever recovered? Here you can find the answers!
The aim of this Work Package is to resolve the problem that current standards for building design, and timber product manufacture, require strength grading on a basis that is not compatible with reclaimed wood, and similarly varied new timber from less usual sources. The objective is for this new basis grading to be fully equivalent to that of new wood of the main commercial species.
Tamara Suligoj, Mitja Plos, Ziga Krofl and Goran Turk from University of Ljubljana answered five questions about the use and recycle of timber in Slovenia.