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Daniela Grotenfelt

Senior Sustainability Consultant

Experiences from timber projects in three Nordic countries.

Arkitema Architects designs timber buildings in Sweden, Norway, and Denmark. During the presentation Arkitema will discuss what the design and work process looks like for an architect and project leader in timber projects. Through project examples Arkitema will bring about what the challenges that can be encountered are, and how the work differ in the three Nordic countries.

Daniela Grotenfelt is an architect and sustainability specialist with responsibility for Arkitema Architects’ sustainability consulting in Sweden. Daniela's has had a focus on timber early on, through renovation projects and now with a focus on the construction of multi-story timber buildings. Daniela is Project Manager for Arkitema Architects’ wood initiative Arkitema Timber.

Daniela has nearly 10 years of experience in project management and working with sustainability issues in urban planning, residential, office, hotel and commercial buildings throughout all project phases. Daniela has worked as a consultant and project manager in over 70 construction and development projects in the Nordic region and Russia.


13:15 - 13:45 : Kansainvälinen yhteistyö avain menestykseen (Sali 101ABC)
Experiences from timber buildings from three Nordic countries

Working with high-rise timber buildings requires a different way of working and a new set of skills. Daniela and Kristina will discuss the impact on architects working processes through practical examples in Arkitema Architects recent projects. The focus will be on among others construction system selection, detailing, challenges and possibilities. In early 2018 Arkitema Architects founded a new cross-border competence network, Arkitema Timber, to enable a close knowledge exchange internally and externally.