On 28th of February 2017 Holzcluster Steiermark together with Austrian office for foreign trade in Zagreb, Austrian Ministry for Agriculture and Croatian chamber for Architects organized in Zagreb/Croatia a technical event with a focus on Building with wood - divided into three panels: 1) Architecture meets building with wood; 2) Retrofit is a building task of a future 3) Technical solution for timber constructions.
Target group were Croatian decision makers from building sector, mayors, school directors, builders, investors, property developers, planners, architects, designers, etc. More than 140 participants attended the event. Presenters were on the one hand 14 Austrian experts/companies representatives who introduced technologies, products and methods on prefabrication, building and retrofits with wood, and on the other hand Croatian decision makers, planers and investors who introduced market potential for application of timber construction. The event was officially opened by Mrs. Prpic, state secretary of Ministry for Building and special planning.