Anssi Lassila at the National Convention on Wood Construction on March 10, 2022

Anssi Lassila will be speaking at the National Convention on Wood Construction in Rauma on March 10, 2022.

The National Convention on Wood Construction is organized by the City of Rauma. It is part of the Program for the Development of Wood Construction funded by the Ministry of Environment, Finland. The aim of the national convention is to share information about the potential of wood construction and to strengthen the knowledge about it among decision makers and people involved in planning and construction. In Rauma, the information gathered and the knowledge gained in the program, will provide useful information to be applied in preparing for a new wooden school and daycare center complex to be built in the Uotila neighborhood in 2023.

In the event, experts on wood construction from the universities of Tampere and Oulu along with representatives from the Ministry of Environment, Finland, Stora Enso, Metsä Fibre, Lunawood and Kontiotuote will share their knowledge about the potential of the use of wood in building. The principal of the newly completed wooden school in Kaarela will also join the lineup of speakers. She will talk about the experience of the users of the new school.

Lecture by Anssi Lassila

  • Anssi Lassila, OOPEAA / Professor of Contemporary Architecture at the University of Oulu
  • New Potential of Construction in Wood Today
  • March 10, 2022 at 10.35 – 11.20
  • The Poselli Culture House
  • Nortamonkatu 12, Rauma

In his lecture, Anssi Lassila will talk about the potential of wood construction today. Reflecting on the experience of built projects by his office, OOPEAA, he will assess the future possibilities for developing sustainable solutions using wood as a material in construction. He will also discuss the advantages offered by the innate qualities of wood as a material for building in our northern climate.

The event is open to all and free of charge. One can participate either online or in person on site in Rauma. To register for the event, go HERE.

For more information about the event and the program in Finnish, see HERE.