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Green building blocks for built environment

8.2.2024 10:00

Green building blocks for built environment

The second seminar day on February 8th will be in English, focusing on circular economy and hybrid materials. The seminar will be entirely remote. Participating to the seminar is free.

  • 1st seminar day event page and registration can be found here.

The seminar is organized by Steel Construction Excellence Center SCEC.


8.2.2024 Program

10:00-10:05 Opening speech, Jarmo Havula, HAMK

ThemeRe-use of steel
10:05-10:25 Development of the European Recommendations for Reuse of Steel StructuresPetr Hradil, VTT
10:25-10:45 Fossil free steel, Juha Tuomisto, SSAB Europe Oy
10:45-11:05 System-level design of steel structures based on advanced analysis, Kristo Mela, Tampere University
11:05-11:25 Challenges and opportunities for the emerging steel-timber composite structures towards circularity and recent research activities on steel construction at UHasselt, Jose Henriques, HASSELT University


ThemeCircularity and environment
11:40-12:00 Ilmara – Climate change and built environment, Päivi Laaksonen, HAMK
12:00-12:20 Digipurku – Future way to demolish buildings, Mikko Raikaa, Metropolia
12:20-12:40 Co-Carbon, Outi Tahvonen, HAMK

12:40-13:20 Lunch

ThemeHybrid materials and techniques​​

13:20-13:40 Adhesives and coatings from the lignin side stream of biomass, Kalle Lintinen, Lignosphere
13:40-14:00 Upcycling wood industry side streams Energy and Resource efficiently, Kimmo Huttunen, Fiberwood

14:00-14:20 Cirpa-project, Juha Koivisto, Aalto University


14:30-14:50 Hybrid frame construction – How to combine materials for the optimal outcome? Simo Hakkarainen, Peikko Group
14:50-15:10 Hybrid solutions in Mass Timber and Modern Method of Construction, Stefano Muscoloni, Rothoblaas
15:10-15:30 Circular economy in timber constructions, Laura Tupėnaitė, Vilnius Tech University

15:30-15:40 Closing speech, Tiina Vuorio, HAMK

Changes may be done to the program before the event.

Times are in Finnish Time (UTC+2).


The event is held fully remotely. The remote participation link will be shared upon registration.


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Starts:   8.2.2024 10:00
Ends:   8.2.2024 16:00

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Tiina Vuorio