Program

Introductory Conference

Osamu Goto

Speaker

Wood utilization and technology of Japanese Historic Buildings (Tentative)

Osamu Goto(KOGAKUIN University)

Commemorative Speech

Kengo Kuma

Photo (c) J.C. Carbonne

Speaker

The Age of Wood (Tentative)

Kengo Kuma(KENGO KUMA & ASSOCIATES)

Plenary Session I: The Effectiveness and Advantages of Wood Use

PART 1: Including the Contributions to Revitalization of Community and Sustainability

Atsushi Takano

Moderator

Atsushi Takano(Graduate School of Science and Engineering, Kagoshima University)

Mikio Koshihara

Speaker

Symbiosis of Forest and City (Tentative)

Mikio Koshihara(Institute of Industrial Science, The University of Tokyo)

Arnaud Leroy

Speaker

French public construction regulations (Tentative)

Arnaud Leroy(ADEME (The French Agency for Ecological Transition))

Antony Wood

Speaker

Tall Timber: The Potential of Mass Timber for the High Rise and Future Cities (Tentative)

Antony Wood(Council on Tall Buildings and Urban Habitat)

PART 2: From the Perspective of Health and Comfort

Anders Q. Nyrud

Moderator & Speaker

Benefits from wood based construction materials: outcomes related to health and well-being (Tentative)

Anders Q. Nyrud(Faculty Environmental Sciences and Natural Resource Management, Norwegian University of Life Sciences)

Yuko Tsunetsugu

Speaker

Influence of wood in built environment on human wellbeing (Tentative)

Yuko Tsunetsugu(Graduate School of Agricultural and Life Sciences, The University of Tokyo)

Michael David Burnard

Speaker

Healthy & Sustainable Buildings with Wood (Tentative)

Michael David Burnard(InnoRenew CoE & University of Primorska)

Plenary Session II: Presentations of The Latest Projects

Yosuke Komiyama

Moderator

Yosuke Komiyama(Graduate School of Engineering, Kyoto University)

Satoru Yamashiro

Speaker

Future vision of urban mass-timber from Japan (Tentative)

Satoru Yamashiro(School of Architecture, Shibaura Institute of Technology)

Luke Southby Granger Johnson

Speaker

Advanced Timber Buildings of Oceania (Tentative)

Luke Southby Granger Johnson(Member Australian Institute of Architects)

Jacques Bouillot

Speaker

Hypérion Tower at Bordeaux (Tentative)

Jacques Bouillot(Eiffage Construction)

Donald Chong

Speaker

Proving Wood’s Worth: Mass Timber, Mixed Use and the Crafted System (Tentative)

Donald Chong(HDR)

Robert Thomas Schmitz

Speaker

Sara Culture Centre Timber as a driver for sustainable architecture (Tentative)

Robert Thomas Schmitz(White Arkitekter)

Plenary Session III: Policy and Industry

PART 1: Public Policy and Wooden Building Promotion Policy

Takashi Imamura

Moderator & Speaker

Our challenges to promote the use of wood in medium- and high-rise buildings in Japan (Tentative)

Takashi Imamura(Housing Bureau, Ministry of Land, Infrastructure, Transport and Tourism)

Maria Rakhovskaya

Daisuke Sasatani

Daisuke Sasatani

Speaker

Policy and Status of Wooden Buildings in the United States (Tentative)

(Foreign Agricultural Service, U.S. Embassy)

Matti Kuittinen

Speaker

Towards Carbon Neutrality in the Built Environment (Tentative)

Matti Kuittinen(Department of the Built Environment, Ministry of the Environment, Finland)

PART 2: Market and Industry Trends

Shawn Lawlor

Moderator

Shawn Lawlor(Council of Forest Industries / Canada Wood)

Masato Ito

Speaker

Wooden Architecture and Environmentally Friendly Real Estate (Tentative)

Masato Ito(Sumitomo Mitsui Trust Bank, Limited)

Liu Dongwei

Speaker

The current situation and practice of prefabricated technology and the development of wood structure building in China (Tentative)

Liu Dongwei (China Construction Technology Consulting Co., Ltd. (CCTC))

George Nicholas Konstandakos

Speaker

Why Choose Timber? (Tentative)

George Nicholas Konstandakos(Lendlease)

Nicolas Ferrand

Speaker

Towards the Sustainable City of the 21st Century (Tentative)

Nicolas Ferrand(Olympic Delivery Authority (ODA) , French State Public Agency)

Technical Workshop

Theme 1
Construction technology, methods, and industrialization
Theme 2
Fireproofing
Theme 3
Seismic risk, Structural resistance
Theme 4
Acoustic and vibration performance
Theme 5
Other technical challenges: e.g., durability
Theme 6
Forestry resources for timber construction

Special Session

  • The Promotion of Wooden Architecture and the SDGs
  • The Housing Market of Asia & Oceania
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