1,149 congressmen participated in two intense days of congress, where their speakers presented their knowledge, experiences and challenges achieved during their professional career in wood projection and construction.
In BASKEGUR WOODEN INNOVATION TECHNICAL DAYS, topics related to training in forestry / wood and forest bioeconomics will be discussed. During the celebration of Egurtek 2018, more than 70 participating firms were able to present the best of their businesses to more than 1,200 delegates, speakers and professional organizations that visited the exhibition area.
The “Expo Zone” will once again feature the Speakers Corner, a place to present the latest news on products and services in the sector.
One more year, the “Expo Zone” of Egurtek will be a meeting point for professionals, creating an environment conducive to new business relationships.
A total of 123 works were presented that stood out for their quality and originality. Since its creation in 2012, the Wood Architecture Awards each year increase its number of participants, making them one of the most prestigious awards in the sector.
ARINA (Una mesa para los hogares de hoy en día)
Author: Silvia Ceñal
DOS CASAS DE CORCHO (Llafranc, Girona)
Authors: Emiliano Lopez Matas and Mónica Rivera
TALLER DE ARQUITECTURA (Pamplona)
Authors: Xavier Chérrez and Raquel Cantera
Authors: Gerard Bertomeu, Miriam Cabanas and Xavi Santodomingo
LA CABAÑA MODERNA (Pequeñas arquitecturas en busca de sentido)
Author: Miguel de Lózar de la Viña
Exhibition of Basque products made of wood.
In order to offer participating companies the possibility of showcasing their products and services to visitors, an area where companies will make brief commercial presentations (maximum duration of 15 minutes) has been set up in the MARKET POINT exhibition area.
With the participation of the Basque Government’s Department for Economic Development and Competitiveness and the Canadian Embassy, an important institutional meeting between the Basque Country and Canada will be held, whereby the final programme is yet to be defined.
Over 50 companies wew participating with their product stands:
The 88 participating panels of the 3rd Egurtek Awards will be on display. Including the 4 winners:
Exhibition of Basque products made out of wood.
Egurtek fulfils its three-fold objective of raising awareness, establishing and promoting businesses.
Over the two-day period, experts and leading companies of the timber industry shared their knowledge, experiences and passions of a constantly innovating environment. To raise awareness of the need for a material that is sustainable and beneficial to the environmental balance, and to inform the technicians of its potential for application in construction and restoration jobs in order to boost trade were the Forum’s main objectives. More than 1,000 professionals participated in EGURTEK, now in its fifth year, which incorporated new spaces for learning and for contact between industry players.
The awards were organised with the co-operation of the Basque-Navarre College of Architects (COAVN) and Habic Cluster. The winners were:
In 2014, technical sessions dealing with the following matters were held at the Luxua Hall.
In addition to the aforementioned sessions, an important Basque Country-Canada collaboration workshop was held, where key aspects for both lands were discussed. The workshop was presided by the Deputy Minister for Agriculture, Fisheries and Food Policy of the Basque Government, Bittor Oroz and the Ambassador of Canada to Spain, Jon Allen.
In the 5 trade shows it has held, Egurtek has welcomed 56 international speakers of renowned prestige.
In a very educational and visual way, the Egurtek speaker explains in the conference the woodwork that has carried out, its features and the difficulty in executing it.