How to 3D-print a Wooden Home

Welcome to an international and cross disciplinary conference, meeting place and Expo in Umeå, Sweden.

Listen to and network with innovators, researchers and industry players in areas such as architecture and design, additive manufacturing, and development of tailor-made bio-based materials – Individuals and organizations leading the development of the future manufacturing and construction industry.


30. - 31. May. 2018


Sliperiet, Arts Campus, Umeå University; Östra Strandgatan 32, 903 33 Umeå, Sweden  

Deadline for registration is Tuesday 22 May 2018.

Excerpts from the conference program below:

Session 1. Design

Co-living with wood Kasper Ax, LASSA Architects, London, U.K.
Manja van de Worp, Nous Engineering, London, U.K.
Lifelong design based on principles of new lightness  

Session 2. Production

Challenges and experiences with the development of additive manufacturing in gas turbine production. –What can be learned from other industries? Vladimir Navrotsky, Siemens Distributed Generation Service Business Unit, Finspång, Sweden.
Will rapid manufacturing and large-scale 3D printing bring new possibilities into the architectural design of buildings and in sustainability and functionality? Richard Maddock, Fosters & Partners, London, U.K.
"The BOD" - A construction project in Copenhagen Jakob Jörgensen, 3D Printhuset, Copenhagen, Denmark

Session 3. Biobased materials

Biomimicry and nano-materials Oded Shoseyov, The Hebrew University of Jerusalem, Jerusalem, Israel.
Bio-based Material Experiences Elvin Karana, Delft University of Technology, Delft, Netherlands