Thursday, May 16, 2013

WOOD SUMMIT Småland 26-27th June


As stated earlier the winners of the Architecture of Necessity will be introduced at the Wood Summit.

In short the updated programme  is as below. For full programme please use this link.


WEDNESDAY 26 JUNE – THE ARCHITECTURE OF NECESSITY

The theme for WOOD SUMMIT SMÅLAND is the architecture of system change. What are the ecological, social and economic challenges we are facing? What is the shape of the sustainable society?

Claes Caldenby, professor of architectural theory and history at Chalmers University of Technology (SWE) THE ARCHITECTURE OF NECESSITY AND THE SYSTEM CHANGE

Per-Olof Östergren, professor of social medicine at Lund University  (SWE) HOW DOES SUSTAINABLE DEVELOPMENT LOOK?

Christer Sanne, social researcher and writer, M.Sc. and Ph.D (SWE) CREATING A SUSTAINABLE SOCIETY REQUIRES POLITICAL COURAGE

Andreas G Gjertsen, Yashar Hanstad, founders of Tyin Tegnestue architects  (NOR) WOOD A DEMOCRATIC MATERIAL



David Jonstad, author, freelance journalist and editor of the climate magazine Effekt, (SWE) THE HUNGRY CITY

Josefin Wangel, PhD in planning and decision analysis and is a researcher at the Division of Environmental Strategies Research at the Royal Institute of Technology (SWE) HOW SUSTAINABLE ARE HAMMARBY SJÖSTAD AND NORRA DJURGÅRDSSTADEN?

PANEL DEBATE: WHAT IS POSSIBLE?
We have never seen so much good will in terms of environmental issues. And yet nothing seems to change. Is it possible to have a genuine change within the existing system


THURSDAY 27 JUNE – THE SHAPE OF THE SUSTAINABLE SOCIETY

THE ARCHITECTURE OF NECESSITY: THE WINNERS
The winners present their projects

PANEL DEBATE: THE BIO-BASED SOCIETY
The concept of the bio-based society is a hot topic, especially seen from a research policy angle. Jan Lagerström (SWE) is research director at the Swedish forest industries. Leif Gustavsson (SWE) is a professor of structural engineering at Linnaeus University in Växjö. Per-Erik Eriksson (SWE) is head of the section Building and Housing at SP Wood Technology.

Jim Taggart, architect from the University of Sheffield, UK  (CAN) TOWARDS A WOODEN ARCHITECTURE. This lecture will be in English.

Sadie Morgan, architect from the Royal College of Arts and one of the founders of the international architectural firm dRMM (GBR) ENGINEERED TIMBER
– ONE OF THE KEY CONSTRUCTION MATERIALS OF THE 21 CENTURY 
This lecture will be in English.

Stefan Behnisch one of Germany's most renowned architects (GER) POSSIBLE STRATEGIES FOR A SUSTAINABLE ARCHITECTURE. This lecture will be in English.

PLEASE DECLARE YOUR INTEREST IN WOOD SUMMIT SMÅLAND NO LATER THAN 7 JUNE

You can use this form (the second page in English) or link for registration.

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