Wood Joensuu

Insights for DWC 2023 – Part 13

This year, the DWC 2023 event will bring together notable speakers who are able to deliver powerful message related to use of wood, sustainability, circularity in building construction sector and city planning in a way that will ensure the event creates significant impact in this era of climate change mitigation strategies.

Learn more about our speakers from different sessions and their insights below.


Session 4 – Sustainability in Material & Design Considerations

Key-Note: Sustainability in City Planning and Architecture – Design Considerations

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About the speakers

Kimmo Lylykangas (born 1970 in Helsinki) is Finnish architect who since 2018 works as professor of architecture and the head of Academy of Architecture and Urban Studies at Tallinn University of Technology, Estonia. Prof Lylykangas was leading the project that created the Estonian method for carbon footprint assessment for construction works, and was also the leader of the QGasSP project proposing a European method on the GHG accounting for spatial planning, financed by ESPON EGTC. Currently his research team is working on  a variety of greenhouse gas quantification methods and tools that are developed as open source projects. Research interests: greenhouse gas quantification, sustainability in architecture, wood architecture.




The second international Drivers for Wood Construction event will be held in Joensuu 15.-16.5.2023 with the theme Holistic Approach Towards Sustainable Wood Construction.


Drivers of Wood Construction 2023 event organized by the Karelia University of Applied Sciences
in cooperation with Natural Resources Institute Finland, University of Eastern Finland and European Forest Institute.


 Main Partners and Sponsor

Ministry of the Environment,  Wood Building Programme

Puuinfo Ltd.

RothoBlaas SRL

City of Joensuu