Green Building Council Finland

Workshop: Preparing for a Circular Economy in the Nordic Wood Building Industry

16.3.2021 | 13.00–16.00

CE Wood -hanke järjestää webinaarin kiertotaloudesta puurakentamisessa 16.3.2021. Tapahtumasivulta poimittua:


We are hereby inviting you to our online workshop themed “Preparing for a Circular Economy in the Nordic Wood Building Industry” on the 16th March 2021 at 13:00-16:15 EET/ 12:00-15:15 CET.

The workshop aims at addressing some of the challenges, opportunities, business models and sustainability for the wood building industry for both SMEs, academics and municipalities, and is arranged by Novia University of Applied Sciences together with Umeå University. Other project partners in the project are Tampere University and Seinäjoki University of Applied Sciences.

You can register to the event through this link or from the link in the program attached. We are looking forward to meeting you at the workshop!

For further questions or information about the webinar, don’t hesitate to be in contact with


13:00   Welcome and Opening of Webinar
              Niklas Frände, Project Leader, Novia UAS

13:10   How to Move Towards a Circular Economy?
Frank Figge, Professor, Kedge Business School, Marseille

13:30   Experiences so Far and the Future of Wood Building
Jessica Becker, Project Coordinator, Wood City Sweden

13:50   Pudasjärvi Log Capital of Finland
Janne Karhu, Technical Director, City of Pudasjärvi

14:10   Affordable and Environmental Friendly Housing with Architectural Freedom. Done in a Factory! Fake News?
Teppo Laurila, CEO, Suomen Puukerrostalot

14:30   Break

14:40   Experiences from Återbruk Depå Dalarna
Leonie Spronk, Communication Consultant, Borlänge Energi

15:00   Work Smarter by Learning from the Past
Johan Ångerman, Building Architect, Arkitekttjänst Johan Ångerman

15:20   Wood Building on Existing Houses
Anders Lindgren, Site Manager/Owner, AR Bygg/Umehem

15:40   Open Discussion with Questions to the Speakers

16:00   Finishing Words and Summary