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Egurtek 2018
Data updated date 31/10/2018


09:00 - 09:30
Auditorium Level 4
09:30 - 09:45
Launch of the Egurtek Forum
Auditorium Level 4
Bittor Oroz. Deputy Minister of Agriculture, Fisheries and Nutritional Policy. GOBIERNO VASCO Xabier Basañez. Managing Director. BEC Federico Saiz. Chairman. BASKEGUR Matxalen Acasuso. Doyenne. COAVN Read more
09:45 - 10:30
Repair, Reuse, Replacement and Systems
Auditorium Level 4
Óscar e Iván Andrés Quintela - Arrokabe Arquitectos - Galicia
Wood recovery in this country, and its associated perception of being efficient at solving building requirements for parts, started twenty-five years ago with restoration programmes for Historical Sites. Arrokabe Arquitectos have been working within this context in Santiago de Compostela. They haRead more
10:30 - 11:15
Laukontorin paviljonki - a case study of a new modern wooden building inside the city structure
Auditorium Level 4
Janne Kantee - Honkatalot Estudio - Finlandia
The presentation examines how a new modern wooden building can be implemented on the last empty plot inside the dense city structure. A linear approach presents how an abstract idea transforms into a new living room for all citizens. Architecture, structural design and the many other aspects are Read more
11:15 - 12:00
Coffee Break in exhibition area
Luxua Level 3
12:00 - 12:45
BIO Based Family Homes
Auditorium Level 4
Lidewij Lenders - Estudio MAAT. Technical University of Delft - Holanda
We see a growing awareness in sustainable and healthy living. Biological food, fairtrade products and electrical cars are conscious decisions we make in every day life. A home, where we spend most of our time, should be one as well. We build our family homes with bio-based materials and design inRead more
12:45 - 13:30
65 social houses in Hondarribia: design, evolution and efficiency
Auditorium Level 4
Carmelo Fernández Militino - TYM Asociados. Professor at the University of Navarra - Navarra
The 65 houses built in CLT in Hondarribia, as the largest structure in Southwestern Europe, represent a new way of working. The architect and director of the works discusses the evolution of building methodologies in recent years, the pursuit for aesthetics, technologies and sustainability, aRead more
13:30 - 14:00
Visit to the exhibition area
Luxua Level 3
15:30 - 16:15
A wine cellar between vineyards. The return to natural materials
Auditorium Level 4
Beatriz Bergasa y Leire Badiola - Satie Architects - Donostia
The transformation undertaken by SATIE ARQUITECTOS at the Fos Winery is based on the two fundamental objectives set out by our clients: to increase productive capacity (eventually doubling it) and to create a new representative image for the brand. All this without interrupting the wine productioRead more
16:15 - 17:00
Belarusian Memorial Chapel
Auditorium Level 4
Tszwai So - Spheron Architects - London
Belarusian Memorial Chapel was commissioned by the Holy See of Rome for the Belarusian Diaspora Community in London to commemorate the 30th anniversary of the 1986 Chernobyl nuclear disaster. It is the first permanent wooden church built in London in 350 years. The design draws inspiration frRead more
17:00 - 18:00
Visit to the exhibition area
Luxua Level 3


09:15 - 10:00
Wood Construction - A pleasure CANCELLED
Auditorium Level 4
Carlos Castanheira - CANCELADO - School of Fine Arts of the University of Porto - Portugal
“(…)I’ve used timber because I like to! I like the smell; the touch, the natural colours, the veins, the knots, the mullion and the transom, the post and the beam, the dowel and the tenon; the chisel and the gauge... I like... carpenters. I like their work, the necessary riRead more
10:00 - 10:45
Eco Park football stadium for Forest Green Rovers FC by Zaha Hadid Architects
Auditorium Level 4
Víctor Orive - Zaha Hadid Architects - London
Sustainable architecture can be iconic, elegant, and contribute to providing value to natural heritage in the areas it is located. That is the case with the new Eco Park stadium designed by Zaha Hadid Architects for the Forest Green Rovers football team. Designed to be almost entirely built out oRead more
10:45 - 11:30
Coffee Break in exhibition area
Luxua Level 3
11:30 - 11:45
Award ceremony for the 4th Edition of the EGURTEK 2018 Awards for Architecture and Design works featuring an outstanding use of wood
Auditorium Level 4
11:45 - 12:45
Construction Revolution
Auditorium Level 4
Andrew Waugh - Waugh Thistleton Architects - London
Over the last 15 years we have grown to understand that by using timber we not only mitigate the environmental impact of construction but we are also able to build better, healthier buildings faster. We believe that timber buildings are not so much an option in construction.. they are the future oRead more
13:00 - 13:15
Conclusions and closure of the event
Auditorium Level 4
13:15 - 14:00
Visit to the exhibition area
Luxua Level 3