Legno&Edilizia: a satisfying end for the 11thinternational biennial at Veronafiere
21,000 visitors in the heart of Bioedilizia in Legno&Edilizia and EcoHouse.
Successfully closed at the Fiera di Verona Legno&Edilizia, the 11thedition of the international exhibition about the use of wood in buildings. There were 21,000 visitors during the four days of the biennial which this year saw a slight increase thanks to the simultaneous presence of the first edition of EcoHouse, an exhibition of materials and technologies for sustainability and energy saving in buildings.
“We have satisfied with the interest shown by the public consisting largely of professional operators – comments Ado Rebuli, president of the company Piemmeti, Veronafiere subsidiary and event organizer – Interest also found by exhibitors who have had significant business contacts. EcoHouse proved to be a great match to the consolidated international event, to the point that we intend to continue in this direction making it a permanent event for the biennale.”
Legno&Edilizia has been certifying for years the Verona office as the ideal center to bring together such an innovative sector as Bio-building, present in the Lombardy triangle, Trentino Alto Adige and Veneto with 53% of the Italian production units (21% in Lombardy, 17% in Trentino Alto Adige and 15% in Veneto) on which 70% of the sector’s national turnover depends (46% for Trentino, 15% for Lombardy and 9% for Veneto).
On the 25,000 square meters if two pavilions, the 180 exhibiting companies of Legno&Edilizia have brought the latest technologies in woodworking machinery and systems, prefabricated houses, roofs, walls, floors, precious woods, sawmills, design studies, materials and accessories, which were joined by the proposals of companies operating in the field of energy sustainability, home automation and renewable energy.
Due to the high quality and innovative contents of the event, Legno&Edilizia has counted on the patronage of organizations such as ENEA, Kyoto Club, FREE Coordination, AIEL, Legambiente, FIRE, Assocosma, Anfus, Italia Solare, present together with universities, companies, professionals and specialized magazines, also in over 60 conferences, seminars and technical meetings that have characterized the conference book of the four exhibition days. In addition to deepening the issues of the sector, visitors have had the opportunity to obtain free advice, to attend practical demonstrations of industrial robots and students – carpenters of the first Italian School of woodworking in Tione (TN). In the space of La fattoria del legno a teaching farm in Vicenza has brought children closer to the world of wood and anticipated the birth of the Vaia Museum in a hut that will be built in Caltrano at the end of February with the trunks torn down by the 29thOctober 2018. Legambiente intervened with its traveling exhibition of 33 different innovative material for environmentally sustainable, natural or recycled buildings.