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Workshop with Swedish Architects, Engineers and a Municipality

Workshop with Swedish Architects, Engineers and a Municipality

In the Workpackage 2 we are focusing on answering the question “How should we build today to be able to circulate tomorrow?” read more

Free webinar – Timber buildings: reuse and recycling for sustainability (20/10/2020)

Free webinar – Timber buildings: reuse and recycling for sustainability (20/10/2020)

This webinar explores the topic of the circular economy for wood used for construction. read more

Wood Waste Management Facilities Visit

Wood Waste Management Facilities Visit

The InFutUReWood’s Spanish partner, Timber Construction Research Group from the Universidad Politécnica de Madrid (UPM), contacted with read more

Circularity Indicators – CIX -a project led by ETTELVA architects, Sweden

Circularity Indicators – CIX -a project led by ETTELVA architects, Sweden

Sweden 2020. The construction and demolition industry creates 10 million tonnes of waste every year – that is more waste than from all ... read more

63rd SWST International Convention

63rd SWST International Convention

As part of the research work of the InFutUReWood, some project partners attended the 63rd Society of Wood Science and Technology ... read more

Upcoming presentations at the SWST conference!

Upcoming presentations at the SWST conference!

The Society of Wood Science and Technology holds its annual conference online this year. The registration is free! The last day to ... read more

“Over and over again” – an impressive thesis

“Over and over again” – an impressive thesis

You might remember that some months ago we wrote about Ida and Sara visiting us at RISE Wood Building Technology in Skellefteå. They ... read more

Five questions about Sweden

Five questions about Sweden

Are you curious how many wooden houses are built in Sweden and if tthe wood is ever recovered? Here you can find the answers! read more

Work Package 5 overview

Work Package 5 overview

The aim of this Work Package is to resolve the problem that current standards for building design, and timber product manufacture, ... read more

Five Questions for Slovenia

Five Questions for Slovenia

Tamara Suligoj, Mitja Plos, Ziga Krofl and Goran Turk from University of Ljubljana answered five questions about the use and recycle of read more

Introduction of work package 4 and its progress

Introduction of work package 4 and its progress

Mark Hughes and Bahareh Nasiri from Aalto University explain the issues that they want to answer in work package 4 of InFutURe Wood ... read more

Five Questions for Spain

Five Questions for Spain

Daniel F. Llana, Marina de Arana-Fernández, Marina Arce-Blanco, Ignacio Bobadilla, Miguel Esteban, Francisco Arriaga and Guillermo ... read more

Five questions for Germany

Five questions for Germany

Michael Risse and Raphaela Ivanica from the Technical University of Munich (Wood Research Munich) answered five questions about timber ... read more

Five questions for Finland

Five questions for Finland

Mark Hughes and Bahareh Nasiri from Aalto University answered five questions about the use, classification, and recycling of timber in ... read more

Project meeting in NUI Galway postponed

Project meeting in NUI Galway postponed

Due to COVID-19, the project meeting in Galway has been postponed sine die. Some meeting talks will be replaced by online ... read more

A thesis on Design that Enables the Reuse of Timber Constructions

A thesis on Design that Enables the Reuse of Timber Constructions

At RISE Wood Building Technology in Skellefteå we got a visit from Ida and Sara. For their dissertation they chose the same topic as ... read more

Five Questions for Ireland

Five Questions for Ireland

Annette M. Harte and Daniel F. Llana from the National University of Ireland Galway and Elizabeth Shotton and St John Walsh from the ... read more

Survey of wood demolition waste contamination in UK

Survey of wood demolition waste contamination in UK

The Wood Recyclers’ Association (WRA) has made an urgent appeal for waste wood samples from the demolition of pre-2007 buildings. They ... read more

Trada Better Building Conference

Trada Better Building Conference

  Trada Better Building Conference, 27 November 2019Royal Geographical Society, London As part of the research for the inFutureWood ... read more

Reused wooden structure nominated at the arhitectural competition “Swedish Wood Award 2020”

Reused wooden structure nominated at the arhitectural competition “Swedish Wood Award 2020”

The "Kayak House" is a reused wooden structure with several exposures, situated now in Lisö, south of Stockholm.   The initial ... read more

Results from the CaReWood project

Results from the CaReWood project

CaReWood (Cascade Recovered Wood) is an European project that had the aim to introduce an upgrading concept for recovered solid timber ... read more

Poster presentation at the conference “Let’s go circular!”

Poster presentation at the conference “Let’s go circular!”

Poster presentation at the conference "Let's go circular!" read more

5 questions for the UK

5 questions for the UK

Dan Ridley-Ellis and Marlene Cramer from Edinburgh Napier University answered five questions about the use of timber in the UK. Below ... read more

Join our team in Madrid!

Join our team in Madrid!

You have the chance to work in our InFutUReWood project by joining the Timber Construction - UPM Research Group in Madrid! read more

First results on properties of recovered wood

First results on properties of recovered wood

Issues concerning the reuse of timber members as structural elements in new constructions are relatively new and not well known. We ... read more

Japanese joinery – The ITAKURA method

Japanese joinery – The ITAKURA method

We liked a lot reading about the Itakura construction method and though this project is a great source of inspiration read more

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Acknowledgement: Project InFutUReWood is supported under the umbrella of ERA-NET Cofund ForestValue by Vinnova – Sweden's Innovation Agency, the Forestry Commissioners for the UK, the Department of Agriculture, Food and the Marine for Ireland, the Ministry of the Environment for Finland, the Federal Ministry of Food and Agriculture through the Agency for Renewable Resources for Germany, the Ministry of Science, Innovation and Universities for Spain, the Ministry of Education, Science and Sport for Slovenia.

Project InFutUReWood is supported under the umbrella of ERA-NET Cofund ForestValue

ForestValue has received funding from the European Union's Horizon 2020 research and innovation programme under grant agreement N° 773324.

Acknowledgement: Project InFutUReWood is supported under the umbrella of ERA-NET Cofund ForestValue by Vinnova – Sweden's Innovation Agency, Formas, Swedish Energy Agency, the Forestry Commissioners for the UK, the Department of Agriculture, Food and the Marine for Ireland, the Ministry of the Environment for Finland, the Federal Ministry of Food and Agriculture through the Agency for Renewable Resources for Germany, the Ministry of Science, Innovation and Universities for Spain, the Ministry of Education, Science and Sport for Slovenia.

Project InFutUReWood is supported under the umbrella of ERA-NET Cofund ForestValue

ForestValue has received funding from the European Union's Horizon 2020 research and innovation programme under grant agreement N° 773324.

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