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Building on Scotland’s robust offsite expertise

23rd July 2018
It is predicted that the UK needs about 300,000 new homes every year for the foreseeable future, to tackle the housing shortage. That’s a staggering challenge, not just because this is such a huge number, but because these homes can’t be...
 

Actis’ Hybris insulation shortlisted in Structural Timber Assocation awards

23rd July 2018
A honeycomb style insulation named Hybris has been named a finalist in the annual Structural Timber Association awards Actis‘ Hybris is in the running to win the Product Innovation Award which will be presented in front of more than 500...
 

The Future of Sustainable Construction

17th July 2018
Over the last decade a renaissance in structural timber architecture has taken place with the development of new building systems and design strategies, elevating wood to a rival of concrete and steel construction. Issues surrounding this and more...
 

Scotframe's impressive growth mirrors that of the timber frame market

11th July 2018
Malcolm Thomson, sales director at Scotframe, discusses the company’s expansion into England as demand for timber frame homes continues to gain momentum. Scotframe, just like the timber frame market in general, is going from strength to...
 

2018 Structural Timber Awards Finalists Announced!

2nd July 2018
The Structural Timber Awards is a celebration of innovation, best practice and expertise in timber technology. Taking place on 10 October 2018 at the National Conference Centre, Birmingham, the Awards will showcase innovative solutions and...
 

MPs Confirm Call for new Homes Ombudsman

29th June 2018
MPs confirm call for new homes ombudsman: A new report from the All Party Parliamentary Group for Excellence in the Built Environment calls on the government to make it mandatory for all housebuilders to belong to an independent ombudsman scheme....
 

Insight into the Future of Sustainable Construction: Solid Wood Solutions

26th June 2018
We are faced with two major issues of our time – climate change and a soaring population. Before us we have immense construction challenges whilst mitigating the environmental impact. We are steeped in conventional construction and it is hard to...
 

Best Use of Certified Timber. World Architecture Festival 2018 Launches New Prize.

26th June 2018
Do you specify wood products from sustainably managed forests? Then this may be your chance to shine. Whether you have chosen to specify wood for its many aesthetic, natural and architectural properties or simply because it’s a low-carbon and...
 

£50K Industry Call for Construction Automation Solutions

26th June 2018
Innovation centre offers funding and support in quest to unlock the industry’s next big innovation Construction Scotland Innovation Centre (CSIC) is calling on Scotland’s construction businesses to put forward their proposals for how...
 

Future Living Right Now

22nd June 2018
With the market share for timber frame standing at 28%, and further 5% growth expected between now and 2020, timber is fast becoming the  construction material of choice in the UK. A key new entrant to the housing market is...
 

Can the Built Environment be Pre-Manufactured From Mass Timber?

22nd June 2018
Globally, the production of mass timber systems is increasing exponentially, driven largely by the need for more sustainable ways of delivering the built environment. Dr Robert Hairstans, Associate Professor at Edinburgh Napier University...
 

Fit for the Future

22nd June 2018
In a few short years, modular offsite timber manufacturer Carbon Dynamic have garnered a reputation for cutting edge design and delivery. Managing Director Matt Stevenson, took part in a quick Q&A about how new technology is...
 

Ambitious House Building Project set to Bring 4,000 Troops Home

18th June 2018
Stewart Milne Timber Systems, the UK’s leading offsite timber frame manufacturer, will this month begin work on a collaborative project to relocate approximately 4,000 service personnel and their families from Germany to Salisbury Plain...
 

Countryside to Build Modular Factory to Ramp up Production

12th June 2018
The company will invest £6m in a new timber frame factory in Warrington which is expected to build around 1,500 homes a year. It signed a deal to acquire a site for the factory in the last few weeks. Modular construction methods are increasingly...
 

Developer Citu Hires BMW Boss to Oversee Offsite Construction

6th June 2018
Developer Citu has appointed a former BMW manufacturing manager to oversee construction of two schemes in Leeds and Sheffield. Steve Savage joins as operations director in charge of the manufacture and construction of Citu’s Climate...
 

 
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