Pavol Pokorný: Wood as a building material

About This Project

In the lay public, mistrust, deceptive belief in the deficiencies of wood as a building material, and buildings built from it, remains to the wood. Pavol will explain in his talk why it is so and why our attitude should change.

About speaker

After 15 years of experience in architecture, Pavol decided to radically change his approach to creation. Since 2009, he has been designing his projects exclusively in an energy-efficient standard. A wide range of buildings can be found in the portfolio of his architectural office, from interiors to industrial factories; from exhibition expositions to office buildings. He is an enthusiastic ambassador for wood constructions with which he celebrates successes at national and international architectural scene. His architectonic studio in Bratislava specializes in energy-efficient wood buildings. At the Faculty of Architecture of STU in Bratislava he teaches the lecture on family house, he is a lecturer of the Institute of Sustainable Architecture of the Institute for Passive Homes, co-organizes the discussions on Openly about architecture and he is a co-founder of the platform staviamezdreva.sk.

Category
Inovation, Architecture