By 2030, the urban population of developing countries will double.
new homes will be needed by 2025.
of energy based greenhouse gas emissions are accounted for by our built environment. Which could reach 50% by 2050.
Approximately 8,400 metric tons of carbon (approximately) are avoided by using wood instead of concrete and steel in a 5-story wood frame condo building. Equal to 2,300 passenger cars off the road for a year.
Climate change and housing needs are global problems that need a global solution.
We need a platform that can galvanize change in the way we construct our built environment.
TOO FEW EXPERTS HAVE CREATED A POOR CONSUMER UNDERSTANDING
BUILD A GLOBAL EDUCATION RESOURCE FOR A NEW GENERATION
WOOD IS A RENEWABLE RESOURCE AND A TOOL IN CLIMATE CHANGE
SHIFT 130 YEARS OF BUILDING CULTURE TOWARDS A CARBON POSITIVE FUTURE
Inspire the current and future builders, architects, engineers, manufacturers, students, educators, developers, owners, policy makers, scientists, foresters ...
Encourage innovations in wood. Create new jobs and streamline local industries. Prioritize the health of our cities and our planet.
Guided by the leading experts of the global wood industry.
Industry funding allows courses to be free and available to all.
Connection to local resources allow you to master what you've learned.
Curated courses are intuitive, engaging and interactive.
Fully accessible at home or
on the go.
Learn in the language you are most comfortable in.
WHY? HOW? WHERE? WOOD BASICS PRODUCTS GLOBAL PERSPECTIVE
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