Mark Hughes and Bahareh Nasiri from Aalto University answered five questions about the use, classification, and recycling of timber in Finland. They also considered demolition of different building types in Finland.
Due to COVID-19, the project meeting in Galway has been postponed sine die. Some meeting talks will be replaced by online presentations, and some pieces of information will be published on website
At RISE Wood Building Technology in Skellefteå we got a visit from Ida and Sara. For their dissertation they chose the same topic as our project. Coincidence!
Annette M. Harte and Daniel F. Llana from the National University of Ireland Galway and Elizabeth Shotton and St John Walsh from the University College Dublin answered five questions about the use and recycle of timber in Ireland. Q1) What is the proportion of timber...
The Wood Recyclers’ Association (WRA) has made an urgent appeal for waste wood samples from the demolition of pre-2007 buildings. They are trying to avoid what they see as a potential crisis
Trada Better Building Conference, 27 November 2019Royal Geographical Society, London As part of the research for the inFutureWood project, we recently attended TRADA’s ’Better Timber Buildings Conference’ on 27 November 2019 at the Royal Geographical Society,...
The "Kayak House" is a reused wooden structure with several exposures, situated now in Lisö, south of Stockholm. The initial pavillion building has been exhibited at several places in Europe to promote the use of wood as an industrial and sustainable building...
CaReWood (Cascade Recovered Wood) is an European project that had the aim to introduce an upgrading concept for recovered solid timber as a source of clean and reliable secondary wooden product
Poster presentation at the conference “Let’s go circular!”
Dan Ridley-Ellis and Marlene Cramer from Edinburgh Napier University answered five questions about the use of timber in the UK. Below you can read the short answers, but if you are more interested in the details, read the full blogpost here. Q1) What is the proportion...
You have the chance to work in our InFutUReWood project by joining the Timber Construction – UPM Research Group in Madrid!
Issues concerning the reuse of timber members as structural elements in new constructions are relatively new and not well known. We hope to establish non-destructive methods that will estimate mechanical properties of reclaimed timber, to assess if the element meets...
We liked a lot reading about the Itakura construction method and though this project is a great source of inspiration
Following on from our visit to Seagrave House and Davitt House in Dublin, which were in the preliminary strip-out phase of demolition, NUIGalway and UCD visited OCR Waste Management in County Roscommon
A doctoral thesis thoroughly written, with references for every affirmation and percent shown. Wood took an important place in Loriane’s assiduous work.
We would like to draw your attention uppon this collection of recent scandinavian projects presented by the Nordic “Wood in Construction” Scretariat.
The Segal Method was developed by architect Walter Segal to provide inexpensive, temporary accommodation for his family while renovating the main house.
A visit to Seagrave House in Dublin, which is in the preliminary strip-out phase of demolition, was a useful introduction to how orderly demolition practice is in Ireland.
Our research work about the state of reuse of wood today showed that in Sweden there is very little wood reused.
Students, researchers and industry partners will meet 17-18th of September at Ljubljana University to share from their results.
We are now advertising for a vacancy at Edinburgh Napier University, 2-years contract