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A Change in Timber Habits

17th May 2019
One rapid growth area for the timber specifier are the options available in modified wood products. These have become popular across a range of construction applications ranging from cladding and decking to new joinery options. What...
 

Barratt set to Build 20% of Homes using MMC

16th May 2019
Britain’s biggest house builder is aiming to deliver one in five new homes using moderns methods of construction by the end of next year. Barratt has rolled out a series of new housing...
 

Learning The Hybrid Way

15th May 2019
The new Science and Mathematics Centre at Charterhouse School is an exemplar of hybrid construction, demonstrating the way in which materials can work together to overcome complex design and engineering challenges. Eve Dennehy...
 

Combating the Climate

15th May 2019
The UK is seeing a bigger push for offsite methods than ever before, but our unpredictable climate can cause problems with build quality. Robin Lancashire, Timber Frame Consultant at BM TRADA, considers the challenges and solutions to mixing...
 

Futureproofing the Construction Industry – Solid Wood Solutions

15th May 2019
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...
 

Combustibles' Legislation: An Informed Policy for Timber Construction

14th May 2019
Following the government’s decision to restrict the use of combustible materials in the external walls of new buildings over 18m tall, Jeremy English, Sales Director at Södra Wood,...
 

World’s Tallest Timber Building Completed in Norway

14th May 2019
Mjøstårnet, a mixed-use building in Brumunddal, southeastern Norway, has been declared the world's tallest timber building by the Council on Tall Buildings and Urban Habitat (CTBUH). The 85.4m-tall, 18-storey mixed-use building is...
 

The Evolution of CLT

13th May 2019
Since the new Building Regulations came into force on 21 December 2018, much has been written about the use of cross laminated timber (CLT), with some commentators trying to whip up a storm. Others have taken a...
 

Offsite Construction delivers Sustainable Community in Oxfordshire

10th May 2019
Kings Farm Close in Oxfordshire is a new development of 15 eco-homes, including six affordable homes built to the same high-performance standards in one of the most expensive areas of the UK. Using an innovative offsite construction...
 

The Wonder of Timber

10th May 2019
The stunning, award- winning new Cambridge Mosque, combines Islamic principles with European sensibilities. The timber structure will provide space for a prayer hall capable of...
 

Canadian Developer Plans World’s Tallest Timber Tower for Vancouver

9th May 2019
Vancouver developer Delta Land Corporation is planning to challenge for the title of world's tallest timber tower with a mass timber, Passive House design by US architect Perkins + Will.  The Canada Earth Tower...
 

Maximising Timber Benefits

9th May 2019
The Structural Timber Estimating Guide 2019 has been developed by leading cost management organisation Rider Levett Bucknall (RLB) to provide financial and technical information for construction industry professionals. The guide...
 

Cross-laminated timber production expands at Södra

9th May 2019
Södra has announced plans to create an additional cross-laminated timber (CLT) facility in Värö that will bring its production capacity to enough for more than 5,000 apartments per annum. The new facility will be established at the combined...
 

The Future of Housing Delivery

8th May 2019
A new housing industrialisation project could be key to tackling the housing crisis. Stewart Dalgarno, AIMCH Project Director and Director of Product Development at Stewart Milne Group, outlines...
 

 
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