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Interested in touring wood buidings in Germany, Austria and Switzerland? Sign up NOW!

Date: 09-Aug-13
Author: Chris Philpot

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Due to the success of last years brilliant WoodSolutions tour to the UK a further tour is planned from Munich to Zurich for this December.

Are you an architect, engineer, developer, building professional or just interested in learning more about how you can build with wood?  If so, then this tour may be for you.  


Your tour leader will be Andrew Lawrence, a working specialist timber engineer and an Associate in Arup's Advanced Technology & Research Group, London.

You will visit landmark projects, but most importantly, you will be meeting, spending time with and hearing from the people behind these projects.

Arthur Schankula, Schankula Architects
Konrad Merz, Merz Kley Partners (Engineers)
Christoph Dunser, Hermann Kaufman Architects
Hermann Kaufmann
Blumeer Lehmann, Shigeru Ban Architect
Carlo Galmarini, Walt Galmarini Engineers
Austrian Developer, CREE at LCT1

You will visit a range of wooden buildings across Germany and Switzerland:

Neuschonau Treewalk
Zinkenbach Pedestrian Bridge
Binderholz CLT Factory
Salzburg Sports Arena
Community Centre and Housing Projects
Tamedia Building
Wiehag Glulam Factory
New Wels Exhibition Centre
Germany's first 8 storey timber building
Tax Office Garmisch - Partenkirchen
Elephant House, Zurich (under construction)

You will also have the opportunity to spend time at the International Timber Construction Forum - an invaluable opportunity to gain an overview of contemporary timber construction innovations.

At the end of the tour, an optional two-day ski extension in St Moritz is available!

What an amazing and unforgettable study tour! We hope you will join us.
The tour is limited to 25 participants on a first in basis with a deposit of only $500.

To learn more about the tour and to sign up

Discount: If you are a member of an Industry Association, you will also receive a 10% discount off the tour price if you book and pay your deposit by 23rd August 2013.

To discover last year's tour to the UK have a read of the Make It Wood blog written by Make It Wood's Chris Philpot who attended in person.