Whitby Wood at the World of Wood Festival 2021

October 2021

London is the host city for a six-week global celebration of all things wood, which began with a global launch event on 26 October, followed by a London launch event on the 28th. Welcome to the World of Wood Festival!

Join us online as we contribute to the webinar programme.

World of Wood Festival 2021
25 October – 3 December 2021

LONDON OPENING : 28 October 2021 | 6.30pm
The Building Centre, Store Street, London : exhibition

LIVE FROM COP26 : 2 November 2021 | 4pm
Launch of global timber manifestos


Decarbonising Our Cities: Building Tall with Timber

11 November 2021 | 3pm-5pm | online
Associate director Kelly Harrison will be speaking. Using material and design innovations using wood, architects, engineers, scientists and city planners are rapidly moving us away from the carbon-intensive methods and materials towards a new ‘Wood Age’, which works in harmony with nature.

Designing the Timber Beacon

23 November 2021 | 4pm-5pm | online
Whitby Wood’s Shingi Tarirah and dRMM‘s Steve Wallis will discuss the concept, design development and design-for-transportation of the Timber Beacon, originally proposed for COP26 and now scheduled for installation in London in 2022.

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