Entries by Ivana Duchoňová

Invitation to the For Arch fair

On 19-23 September 2023, the next edition of the international building fair For Arch will take place at the PVA Letňany in Prague.The Timber Research Institute has once again become an expert partner of this event. Our technicians will give lectures on the quality of wooden buildings, their possibilities, certification and the correct way of […]

Wooden nurseries in the Chamber of Deputies

At the beginning of May, the Chamber of Deputies hosted a seminar under the auspices of the Chair of the Committee on the Environment, Jana Krutáková, on the topic “Schools built from wood: a case study of the Republic of Finland”. The event was held in the presence of Nina Vaskunlahti, Deputy Minister of Foreign […]

Research for MIT – evaluation and energy savings of natural materials in the construction industry

Since 2021, the Timber Research Institute has been conducting an assessment of energy saving opportunities in the construction industry using domestic renewable and secondary raw materials for the Ministry of Industry and Trade. The analysis included an assessment of the environmental impact of their use throughout the life cycle of the building. The evaluation of […]

Salon of Wooden Buildings and Yearbook of Architecture

In the second half of April, the opening evening of the Wooden Buildings Salon took place at CAMP, a project combining modern wooden buildings, architecture and responsible lifestyle. The Timber Research Institute was once again the expert partner of the event. A video recording of the evening, including lectures by the excellent international guests Helmut […]

What prevents wooden buildings from expanding in the market?

The analytical company CEEC Research has prepared a Quarterly Analysis of the Czech Construction Industry Q1/2023, in which it dealt with the market share of wooden buildings and barriers to their expansion. 12% of construction companies are involved in timber buildings. The majority of construction companies (67%) consider wood construction to be more environmentally friendly. […]

Invitation to the MIT subsidy and consultation seminar

On 2 May from 9 a.m. to 2 p.m., the Ministry of Industry and Trade of the Czech Republic will hold a regional seminar at the Clarion Congress Hotel in České Budějovice. Director Beránková from the Timber Research Institute will give a lecture at the economic and technical workshop on the topic “Use of […]

A look back at the largest Wooden Buildings Conference

At the beginning of April, the largest professional conference on timber buildings, which has been organized for 24 years by the Volyně VŠ and SPŠ in cooperation with the Regional Office of ČKAIT České Budějovice and other partners, took place. The event was filled to maximum capacity, both with lectures, participants and exhibiting partners. The […]

UKCA certificate for export to the UK and CE for import

The Timber Research Institute, as a notified body for wood and wood-based materials, has entered into a cooperation agreement with CATG – a British approved certification body for wood, wood structures and wood-based materials. A manufacturer wishing to sell their products on the UK market with the UKCA mark can therefore contact the Timber Research […]

Invitation to the Salon – Timber Construction Show

The Timber Research Institute has once again become an expert partner of the Salon of Wooden Buildings, a project connecting modern wooden buildings, architecture and responsible lifestyle. On Wednesday, April 19, 2023, there will be an opening and lecture evening at CAMP in Prague. In addition to lectures by prominent architects, there will also be […]