Asta Constructor 2016: TAMK construction engineering students’ feat of strength

Asta Constructor 2016: TAMK construction engineering students’ feat of strength


The largest construction fair in the Tampere Region is the most extensive working life project of the year for TAMK's construction engineering students graduating in the spring.

Tampere University of Applied Sciences' construction engineering student association called Puusuutarit is in charge of the fair arrangements in cooperation with Tampere Trade Fairs Ltd. The Asta Constructor 2016 fair takes place at Tampere Exhibition and Sports Centre on 5-7 February 2016.

Business life cooperation

The fair is the construction engineering students' most important learning project of the year. It is made in close cooperation with companies and business life.

- The fair project was started right at the beginning of our third study year when we selected the fair group. During the fair week we are at the exhibition and sports centre building the stands and assembling the product house. As the chair it is my task to make sure that we meet the timetable. The work has progressed in good spirit, rejoices Matias Ryhtä, who is the chair of Puusuutarit.

Energy consumption and healthy living

Puusuutarit has planned and organised the fair programme together with Tampere Trade Fairs. The fair guests and seminar topics were easy to find according to Puusuutari's Programme Manager Juho Ilmari.

- The programme topics were selected on a wide scale, focusing on current hot issues, such as energy consumption and healthy living, tells Ilmari.

Product house and auction

Puusuutarit is in charge of the Product House in the fair. The house presents the latest materials and trends of the construction field. The students also present the house during the fair weekend.

- Wood is now a really popular surface material and it can also be seen in the Product House. For example, two new products in the house are the linen Isolina insulation material and Rockwool's Redair Flexsystem front system, tells Product House's Purchase Manager Taru Anttolainen.

The traditional charity auction of Puusuutarit will take place at 13.00 on Sunday 7 February in the A-hall at the Asta Constructor 2016 fair. This year Puusuutarit will donate the auction profit in full to Hope.


The fairs and fair cooperation have long traditions. The Asta Constructor cooperation between Tampere Trade Fairs, Puusuutarit and TAMK has been made since 2008.

Further information: Matias Ryhtä, Puusuutarit, Chair,, tel. 045 136 3434





Photo 1: Puusuutarit
Photo 2: Product House's Purchase Manager Rasmus Sainmaa assembling a wall element together with Riku Virtanen and Elias Lahti

Published 12.04.2016