News and Events

News on project progression and upcoming events:

9.6.2022 Frontiers of Architecture – Side Event for the New European Bauhaus Festival, Brussels

Registration for the event is available here!

The event will invite architects, urban designers, policymakers, influencers and gamechangers and interested citizens to discuss perspectives and conditions in the EU for driving the culture change that will nurture the needed shift towards sustainable and circular construction for a carbon-neutral welfare society.

10.6.2022 Reimagining Nordic Living Environments – Side Event for the New European Bauhaus Festival, Brussels

Registration for the event is available here!

The Ministry of Education and Culture, Finland and the Finnish Cultural Institute for the Benelux invite you to explore what the New European Bauhaus could mean in the Nordics. Drawing upon the concept of “Baukultur”, our Nordic panel of experts will consider how architecture and design contribute to a high quality and sustainable built environment.


Past events

19.5.2022 Climate Leadership Coalition Construction Theme Group, Online

The theme group gathers regularly to discuss topical issues to do with climate, circular economy and construction. The theme groups includes members from CLC’s 59 companies as well as research institutes and cities around Finland. Miisa Tähkänen (FIGBC) presented the project and upcoming findings.

12.4.2022 The Effect of the Taxonomy on Circular Construction, Online

The event was arranged for construction sector specialists around the Turku region in cooperation with FIGBC and Turku Business Region. Miisa Tähkänen (FIGBC) presented the project and upcoming findings. The audience consisted of around 50 experts from Southwestern Finland.

10.3.2022 Nordic GBC Webinar #5: Circular Economy in the Real Estate and Construction Sector, Online

In this GBC Nordic webinar was based on the state of circular economy in real estate and construction sector in the Nordic countries and how international cooperation can speed up the shift in the industry. Best practices and examples on implementing the circular principles in practice were also shared and discussed. Lovisa Andersson (WSP) presented her findings from work package 2. The audience consisted of around hundred experts form all five Nordic countries.

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