Wood works -luentosarja

4 kesäkuun, 2019

Wood works -luentosarja

Kaksitoista näkökulmaa puuarkkitehtuuriin
Arkkitehtuurimuseon uusi kansainvälinen luentosarja syventää käsitystä puuarkkitehtuurin ajankohtaisista aiheista. Sarja nostaa esille laadukkaita esimerkkejä Suomesta ja ulkomailta. Kokonaisuuden on kuratoinut professori Pekka Heikkinen Aalto-yliopistosta. Arkkitehtuurimuseon lisäksi kokonaisuutta ovat toteuttamassa Aalto-yliopisto ja ympäristöministeriö. Luennot pidetään englanniksi.

Seuraava luento / Next in series:

Tiistai 4.6  klo 18 / Tuesday June 4, 6 pm

Decarbonized Wood – Practical Tools for Building Designers

Alan Organschi
Principal partner, Gray Organschi Architecture / Timber City Initiative

Matti Kuittinen
Professor, Aalto University & Senior specialist, Ministry of the Environment

Because of the advancing resource and climate crisis, we need to change the way we plan, build and operate buildings. Dr. Matti Kuittinen is an Adjunct professor at Aalto University and a Senior specialist at the Ministry of the Environment in Finland. His presentation will include an in-depth analysis of the carbon footprint, carbon handprint and recycling potential of a wooden school building in Connecticut, USA.

Alan Organschi is a principal and partner at Gray Organschi Architecture an award-winning architectural practice in New Haven, Connecticut, recognized internationally for its integration of design, construction and environmental research. As founder of the fabrication workshop JIG Design Build he designed the Ecological Living Module, a fully self-sustaining micro house for the United Nations Environment Program.

His current research project, the Timber City Initiative, examines the application of emerging structural wood fiber technologies to the construction of global cities. He has written and lectured extensively on the carbon sequestration benefits of biogenic material substitution in dense urban building and civil infrastructure and is a co-author of the upcoming book The Carbon Guidebook: A Field Manual For Building Designers.

Held in English / Free admission

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