BUILD THE (IM)POSSIBLE: Join The International Contest and Win the Challenge!



A full day dedicated to mass timber constructions for both aspiring professionals and experts. Featuring a mix of local and international speakers, with research and case studies, it is a great chance to keep up with all the latest developments and engage in unique networking.

During the seminar there will be a focus on passive house design, sustainability, the fire resistance of timber structures, the fire reaction of building materials, the waterproofing and airtightness of the timber buildings, the acoustic design, examples and case studies of mass timber structures in the country.

This seminar is for designers, structural engineers, and timber construction enthusiasts seeking to create and build significant relationships within the sector. A chance to stay updated with the latest construction trends and technologies on the market.


Peter Lang
Eoin Carney
Helena Mcelmeel
Stefano Muscoloni
Matteo Andreottola
Dainius Prakapavičius
Franco Piva
John Barry Lowe
Micah Jones
Cathal Campbell
Stephen Barrett

The subscription includes:
Price of the course, lunch and 2 coffee breaks

DUBLIN WOOD QUAY Venue Fishamble St, Wood Quay, Dublin 8, D08 RF3F, Ireland

DUBLIN WOOD QUAY Venue Fishamble St, Wood Quay, Dublin 8, D08 RF3F, Ireland
08:30:00 09:30:00

Check in & refreshment

09:30:00 09:55:00

Introduction of the course and history of the company Rothoblaas

Eoin Carney and Peter Lang - Rothoblaas
09:55:00 10:15:00

Passive Housing and the RIAI Climate Challenge 2030

Helena Mcelmeel - Passive House Association of Ireland and RIAI Sustainability Taskforce
10:15:00 11:00:00

The acoustic design in timber buildings.

Stefano Muscoloni - Rothoblaas: Research and development, characterization, product ETA and future perspectives of acoustic design.
11:00:00 11:20:00

Coffee break

11:20:00 12:00:00

Waterproofing and air-tightness of timber buildings

Matteo Andreottola - Rothoblaas: How to design properly a build up, choose the right membranes and materials to avoid condensation risk, guarantee durability and correct fire reaction.
12:00:00 12:40:00

Passive design on HBE Glulam

Dainius Prakapavičius - IDomus
12:40:00 13:15:00


13:15:00 13:45:00

Timber as a digital material

Franco Piva - Ergodomus: DfMA is the new value engineering tool.
13:45:00 14:15:00

Fire resistance of timber structures

Matteo Andreottola - Rothoblaas: . Details, calculation and connections.
14:15:00 14:45:00

Urban CLT project

John Barry Lowe - EDEN architects
14:45:00 15:15:00

Coffee break

15:15:00 15:30:00

A collection of mass timber projects

Micah Jones - Micah Jones Architects
15:30:00 16:00:00

Mass timber warehouse & offices

Cathal Campbell - Glenfort
16:00:00 16:30:00

Circularity, carbon, adaptation or disassembly & re-use

Stephen Barrett - Irish Green Building Council