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POSTPONED Wood Work #02 with Andrew Waugh

Mon 7 Dec 2020, 1-1.30pm
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We are sorry to announce that this event is POSTPONED until January 2021.

Wood Work is the Building Centre's new online lunch-time talks series, featuring international designers and their wood inspired projects. 

The second project of the series is GotlandsHem's new low carbon and low impact HQ in Sweden. The project will be presented by Andrew Waugh, founder of Waugh Thistleton Architects and one of our Conversations about Climate Change design competition judges. 

Please register here to attend. We will send you a webinar link the day before the event.


About GotlandsHem HQ

An international collaboration between Waugh Thistleton Architects, In Praise of Shadows, and Land Arkitektur has won a 2020 competition to design the new head office for GotlandsHem, the national housing association of the Swedish island of Gotland. The HQ will be a multifunctional place that provides a peaceful hub accessible not only to businesses but the whole community. The building is designed as a prefabricated systemised framework of cross-laminated panels and glulam beams. 

About Andrew Waugh 

Andrew is a founding director of Waugh Thistleton Architects, a world-leading architecture practice dedicated to designing buildings and places of the highest architectural quality that acknowledge their impact on the environment. Fusing sustainability and design Andrew is a passionate advocate of low carbon construction and encourages clients to look at the beauty and benefits of innovative technologies. He has led the practice on award-winning schemes from cinemas to synagogues; social housing to offices and was responsible for the design and delivery of Murray Grove, the project which spearheaded the international movement in tall timber construction and Bushey Cemetery which was shortlisted for the prestigious Stirling Prize in 2018. Andrew continues to research from within the practice. He lectures across the world with a focus on sustainability, timber construction, and the future of architecture. Andrew is a visiting Professor of Architecture at The University of Sheffield.



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