Hokkaido University

Hokkaido Summer Institute (HSI) 2019 is on going! - HSI Report#1

August 14, 2019

Some of the main attractions to constructing buildings out of wood, versus concrete, is that it is more environmentally friendly and has the potential to mitigate climate change via decreasing the amount of carbon dioxide in the atmosphere.


In the 2019 Hokkaido Summer Institute course "Wood construction in arctic region," which ran from July 29th to August 1st, students were able to study wooden structures and visit sites in Hokkaido utilizing this type of architecture. [MORE]