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Milan

Piazza Cordusio

21 – 31 March

2014

Bratislava

Námestie Ľ. Štúra

25 April – 5 May

2014

Ljubljana

Mestni trg

8 - 21 May

2014

Klagenfurt

Neuer Platz

29 August – 7 September

2014

Brussels

Square du Luxembourg

22 – 26 September

Locations 2015 >

Zagreb

Trg bana Josipa Jelacica

22 – 28 April

2015

Torino

Piazza Vittorio Veneto

8 – 18 May

2015

Linz

OK-Platz

8 – 18 June

2015

Aachen

Elisenbrunnen

1 – 10 September

2015

Vienna

MQ Wien/Mariahilfer Straße

23 September – 4 October

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Berlin

Messe Berlin

15 – 24 January

2016

Salzburg

Alter Markt

25 May – 05 June

2016

Berlin

Alexanderplatz

21 – 30 October

Locations 2017 >

Thal

 

16 – 17 February 2017

2017

Regensburg

 

18 – 21 May 2017

2017

Hohenems

 

1 – 23 June 2017

WOODBOX on TOUR - Aachen

Cutting-edge timber architecture in Europe

Wood will be showcased right in the heart of the city as the material of the future when it comes to urban construction and living.

WOODBOX is a compact, mobile exhibition that, with the help of around 50 architectural examples, shows the new potential in building with wood – ecological, sustainable and urban.

Tuesday, 1 September 2015 12:00 noon

Opening

Elisenbrunnen, Aachen

The Woodbox will be opened from Marcel Philipp, mayor of the city of Aachen, LMR Hubert Kaiser, Ministry for Climate Protection, Environment, Agriculture, Nature Conservation and Consumer Protection of the State of North Rhine-Westphalia and Ladislaus Döry, EPF
Alberto Alessi, curator of the WOODBOX and Klaus Klever, Association of German Architects BDA will also say a few words.

Tuesday, 1 September 2015, 2 pm to 8:45 pm

Expert Dialogue

Low Tech - High Tech: Timber: Building material with a long tradition, building material with a fabulous future

Konzertsaal der Musikhochschule (concert hall), Theaterplatz 16

Contributions:

  • Sabine Djahanschah  - Deutsche Bundesstiftung Umwelt, Osnabrück (German Federal Environmental Foundation)
  • Alberto Alessi, Editor in chief at materialegno – Timber constructions today
  • Klaus Dosch - Aachener Stiftung Kathy Beys (Foundation): Factor X – Parameters for building in the future.
  • Kathrin Höfeler - B&O housing sector, Bad Aibling: City of wood, Bad Aibling
  • Tobias Götz  - Pirmin Jung Ingenieure für Holzbau (young engineers for timber constructions), Sinzig: Obstacles and barriers in building with timber and wood
  • Walter Schär - Schärholzbau, Altbüron CH: Concept and culture of an enterprise
  • Holger Hoffmann – Professorial chair at University of Wuppertal, Complex geometries and timber constructions
  • Tom Frantzen - Frantzen et al Architecten BV, Amsterdam NL: Patch 22 highest timber construction in the Netherlands
  • Positions on timber constructions in Aachen – Talk with: Head of the building department of the city of Aachen, representatives of the City Council and representatives of the housing and real estate sector

RSVP:
Aachener Stiftung Kathy Beys 
schiffler@aachener-stiftung.de

Friday, 4 September 2015, 4 pm to 7 pm

Building with wood and timber

New research results, new applications and projects of universities and colleges

David Hansemann Saal hall of IHK, Theaterstraße 6

  • Michael Klippel - ETH Zurich, Institute for Structural Engineering, Professorial chair, Timber Structures
    Andrea Frangi: ETH House of Natural Resources, Laboratory for innovative and efficient timber structures
  • Oliver David Krieg – University of Stuttgart, ICD Institute for computational design, Professorial chair
    Achim Menges: Robotic pre-fabrication in timber constructions and the Hygroskin project
  • Technische Universität - Darmstadt Solar Decathlon Team / DFH: The CUBITY project

RSVP:
Aachener Stiftung Kathy Beys 
schiffler@aachener-stiftung.de

WOODDAYS – Expert conference in Aachen

At the FH Aachen (University of applied sciences) architects, structural designers, timber engineers and enterprises, as well as students met on 3 and 4 September for an expert conference on timber constructions.

07.09.2015

Wood in the focus – the WOODBOX for the first time in Germany.

The WOODBOX was opened in Aachen in front of the Elisa Fountain (Elisenbrunnen) on 1 September by Mayor Marcel Philipp in the presence of representatives of the Federal Ministry for the Environment, Nature Conservation, Building and Nuclear Safety, as well as partner organisations and the press.

01.09.2015

WOODBOX open daily from 10:00 am – 10:00 pm, free admission


woodbox on tour

 

Woodbox & Wooddays

The city governments of Aachen actively support the initiative as local partners.

Equally supportive are the Bund Deutscher Architekten BDA with Aachener Stiftung Kathy Beys, Fachhochschule Aachen, supported by Holzkompetenzzentrum Rheinland, HWK und IHK Aachen.