Stories & Projects

UMA in the media: Birch Bark as a New Building Material?


There is an ongoing project with birch bark at Umeå University with the intention to contribute in the development of new materials in architecture, design and construction. One of the students at UMA, Frida Bergner, is involved in the project where they experiment with molding of birch bark and believe that it, amongst other things, could be used as wall panels and space dividers. 

Read the whole article here, in Swedish.

  • About Stories & Projects

    The Stories & Projects section is a space for brief updates about the activities at Umeå School of Architecture: notes from on-going projects, links to articles in media, summaries from public lectures, reports on different collaborations. Click on the titles to see each full story.