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

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


Indrek Allmann- Aja väljakutsed

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

Ott Kadarik, Mihkel Tüü- Puuruum

Pieter Weijnen, Netherlands- The next generation

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


Fredrik Pettersson- Archtecture and Nature

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

Magnus Silfverhielm- Sustainable Architecture with wood

Yves Weinand- Innovative timber constructions


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


Hermann Kaufmann (Austria) – Wood works

Holger Giebel and Sandro Mainusch (Germany) -Wooden towers for multi megawatt wind turbines

Hans Ulrich Buri (IBOIS, Switzerland) -Folded plate geometries for timber constructions -Chapel for the deaconesses of St Loup

Pekka Heikkinen (Helsinki University of Technology)- Wood Program- learning to use wood

Timber Focus Day

at the Estonian Building Centre, April 15th 2010


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


(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.