Completed Projects

ECOBUILD fair in London, March 1st- 3rd 2011
Timber construction cluster will exhibit its website and partners on the estonian stand there.

TIMBER FOCUS DAY in Estonian Building Centre, April 2011

TIMBER FOCUS DAY in Tallinn University of Applied Sciences, May 2011

TIMBER IN SUSTAINABLE BUILDING, Timber construction cluster study tour in June 2011

CONFERENCE: 
Timber – the key to sustainable innovation in building

During the past years on the last Thursday of November, the Estonian Forest Industries Association jointly with the Estonian Timber Construction Cluster Project has hosted the conference, “Timber: The key to sustainable innovation in building”. The speakers have been well known and respected architects and engineers from Europe. Energy efficiency and environmental sustainability have been the most resounding topics.

November 17th 2011, KUMU art museum, 13:00-18:00

Presentations

Indrek Allmann- Aja väljakutsed

http://www.puuinfo.ee/pdf/konv_PuitHomseElukeskVoti11/AjaValjakutsed.pdf

Age Holmestad, Moelven Limtrae, Norway- Innovative glulam structures in Norway

http://www.puuinfo.ee/pdf/konv_PuitHomseElukeskVoti11/InnovativeGlulamStructuresInNorway.pdf

Ott Kadarik, Mihkel Tüü- Puuruum

http://www.puuinfo.ee/pdf/konv_PuitHomseElukeskVoti11/Puuruum.pdf

Pieter Weijnen, Netherlands- The next generation
http://www.puuinfo.ee/pdf/konv_PuitHomseElukeskVoti11/TheNextGeneration.pdf

November 25th 2010, KUMU art museum, 13:00-18:00

Presentations

Fredrik Pettersson- Archtecture and Nature

http://www.puuinfo.ee/pdf/konv_PuitHomseElukeskVoti09/HermannKaufmann.pdf

Stein Halvorsen- Multistorey office building, fire station and some other projects in wood

http://www.puuinfo.ee/pdf/konv_PuitHomseElukeskVoti10/SteinHalvorsen.pdf

Magnus Silfverhielm- Sustainable Architecture with wood

http://www.puuinfo.ee/pdf/konv_PuitHomseElukeskVoti10/MagnusSilfverhielm.pdf

Yves Weinand- Innovative timber constructions

http://www.puuinfo.ee/pdf/konv_PuitHomseElukeskVoti10/YvesWeinand.pdf

 

November 26th 2009, KUMU art museum, 13:00-18:00

Presentations

Hermann Kaufmann (Austria) – Wood works
http://www.puuinfo.ee/pdf/konv_PuitHomseElukeskVoti09/HermannKaufmann.pdf

Holger Giebel and Sandro Mainusch (Germany) -Wooden towers for multi megawatt wind turbines
http://www.puuinfo.ee/pdf/konv_PuitHomseElukeskVoti09/HolgerGiebelSandroMainusch.pdf

Hans Ulrich Buri (IBOIS, Switzerland) -Folded plate geometries for timber constructions -Chapel for the deaconesses of St Loup
http://www.puuinfo.ee/pdf/konv_PuitHomseElukeskVoti09/HansUlrichBuri.pdf

Pekka Heikkinen (Helsinki University of Technology)- Wood Program- learning to use wood
http://www.puuinfo.ee/pdf/konv_PuitHomseElukeskVoti09/PekkaHeikkinen.pdf

Timber Focus Day

at the Estonian Building Centre, April 15th 2010

Programme

11.00-11.10 – Openning welcome and overview introduction of the Timber Construction Cluster Project
Märt Riistop, Timber Construction Cluster Project Manager

11.10-11.40 – Application and use of the latest version of “Fire safety in timber buildings: Technical guidline” 
Alar Just, engineer, Resand Ltd.

11.40-12.00 – Planning solutions for optimization of energy efficiency in timber construction in the Estonian climate
Elar Vilt, Kodumaja Ltd.

12.00-12.25 – Stora Enso Effex Designer interior panels
Taivo Pivnik, Puumerkki Ltd.

12.25-12.45 – Finishing wood surfaces and fire retarding finishes 
Tiit Kams, Rait Ltd.

13.30-14.15 Energy efficiency standards
Teet Tark, Hevac Ltd.

14.15-14.45 – Cross laminated timber: uses
Märt Riistop, Timber Construction Cluster Project Manager

IHF

(International Timber Construction Conference)

2009 – Garmish-Partenkirchen, December 2nd-4th 2009

The Timber Construction Cluster organized a field trip for its partners to participate in the internationally notable Timber Construction Conference. This conference is renowned for its draw of world leaders in the timber construction sector. Thus providing members an opportunity to participate in this event enables them to see first hand what direction innovation in the industry is going. Amongst the thousands of delegates that attended this conference were 10 members of the Estonian Timber Construction Cluster Project.