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Design-Build Workshop "Les Defis du Bois", France

The Department of Architecture of the University of Thessaly is participating to the design-build workshop "Les Defis du Bois" that will take place in Nancy, France, in may 2013.

This international workshop is gathering fifty senior architecture and civil engineering students every spring, to design and construct full-scale timber constructions within a week's time. The participants are asked to explore the design potential of wood and respond to the various challenges of construction in timber by realizing conceptually original and technically sound designs.

NANCY. may 30 - june 6, 2013

Application to be sent to Maria Vrontissi -

Deadline: 10.2.2013 

Organised by:

École Nationale Supérieure d’Architecture de Nancy - ENSA-Nancy (FRANCE)

École Nationale Supérieure des Technologies et Industries du Bois - ENTSIB (FRANCE)

Participating schools:

- Hochschule für Technik und Wirtschaft des Saarlandes - Sarrebruck  (GERMANY)
- Technische Universität Wien, Institut für Architektur und Entwerfen, Wien (AUSTRIA)
- École d’Architecture de l’Université Laval - Québec (CANADA)
- Universidad Católica de Colombia, Bogotá (COLOMBIA)
- Уральская государственная архитектурно-художественная академия, Ekaterinburg (RUSSIA)
- Mendel University, Faculty of Foresty and Wood Technology (CZECH REPUBLIC)
- École Nationale Supérieure d’Arts et Métiers de Cluny (FRANCE)
- University of Applied Sciences of Biel/Bienne, Suisse (SWITZERLAND)
- University of Thessaly, Department of Architecture, Volos (GREECE)

An initiative of the [K]-Construction Research Unit of the Department of Architecture of the University of Thessaly.