The international scientific-practical conference “Wooden low-rise housing construction: economics, architecture and resource-saving technologies” was held in Petrozavodsk (September 23 to 25)

More than 50 participants from Petrozavodsk (Petrozavodsk State University), Murmansk (Murmansk State Technical University), Finland (University of Oulu) and Norway (UIT The Arctic University of Norway) took part in the conference.

The scientific event was devoted to the discussion of various aspects of the construction of low-rise wooden buildings, the materials used, the improvement of adjacent territories, as well as the issues of resource conservation in construction and related fields.

The conference was held as part of the international project KO 1089 “Green Construction in the Arctic Region” (Green Arctic Building – GrAB). The project is implemented under the Kolarctic CBC Cross-Border Cooperation Program. The conference was moderated by Associate Professor of the Department of Technology and Organization of Construction, ILGiSN PetrSU, project manager KO 1089 Alexander Kuzmenkov.

Representatives of the University of Oulu (Finland), UiT The Arctic University of Norway, (Norway), Saint-Gobain Building Products Rus, the KAMI Stove Center, Energy Efficient House Building, as well as teachers, graduate students and students of Petrozavodsk State University presented their reports at the conference.

Lecturers of the Department of Construction, Heat Power Engineering and Transport of the Institute of Arctic Technologies of MSTU and lecturers of the Department of Technology and Organization of Construction of the Institute of Forest, Mining and Construction Sciences of PetrSU took part in the discussion.

The organizing committee of the conference expresses gratitude to the participants of the conference for the presented reports and wishes them further success in research work.