Woodlife Sweden

Wooden skyscrapers have become a reality. The same is true for projects that are committed to a life-cycle perspective and based on a zero waste principle.
Even in public spaces, municipalities are now taking up the challenges of sustainable development for all citizens, building not only housing, but also train stations or cultural centers in wood.
The projects presented in the exhibition all confront the impending climate change in the building industry, for which wood, the only renewable building material, plays a key role.
The exhibition presents 40 projects of varying scales from all over Sweden. They have been selected to illustrate how architecture, design and urban planning can help reduce the climate impact of buildings and products, and guide our development, in line with the 17 Sustainable Development Goals established by the United Nations member states.
An exhibition produced in 2020 by the Swedish Institute and Architects Sweden in collaboration with Swedish Wood, Swedish Wood Award and Swedish Forest Industries Federation. It is presented at the Pavilion from November 9, 2022 to February 26, 2023, as part of the Festival Les Boréales (www.lesboreales.com).

Photo credit: Christoffer Skogsmo, Worklife Trikåfabriken
Practical information
Open to all, free admission from Wednesday to Sunday, 1pm-7pm. Closed on Friday, November 11 and from December 19, 2022 to Tuesday, January 3, 2023.
More information on the website of the Pavilion.
Events are scheduled in connection with the exhibition: Thursday November at 4pm: guided tour of the exhibition with the Swedish (and French-speaking) architect Oskar Norelius. Thursday November, at 6:30 pm - Conference "Wood and architecture in Sweden" with Oskar Norelius, on the renewed use of wood in contemporary architecture and design. Free of charge, with registration.


From Wednesday 04 January to Sunday 26 February
Monday Open from 13h to 19h
Tuesday Open from 13h to 19h
Wednesday Open from 13h to 19h
Thursday Open from 13h to 19h
Friday Open from 13h to 19h
Saturday Open from 13h to 19h
Sunday Open from 13h to 19h


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