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Low Energy Learning

12th November 2019
The UK's first Passivhaus secondary school – the £40million state-of-the-art Harris Academy in Sutton – has opened its doors and sets a precedent for low carbon, high performance buildings.  Delivered for Sutton Council, and...
 

Exhibition “4 Projects: Sustainable Communities Pre-manufactured from wood”

12th November 2019
A joint exhibition on the future of Off-Site Manufacturing (OSM) curated by the Edinburgh Napier University Built Environment Exchange with original design material by the Harvard Graduate School of Design.  The world’s...
 

Energy Efficient To The Core

10th November 2019
The 2019 RIBA Stirling Prize was recently awarded to a revolutionary social housing development for Norwich City Council.   At the centre of Goldsmith Street is a highly insulated timber frame structure resulting in the UK’s...
 

Edinburgh Napier University

10th November 2019
Showcasing sustainable offsite manufacturing in Scotland. New student exhibition highlights innovative timber construction to meet housing demand. A new exhibition in Glasgow is showcasing sustainable buildings factory-made...
 

A Triumph In Timber

9th November 2019
A key project under the spotlight at Timber Talks will be The Import Building – created as part of a redevelopment masterplan in East India Dock, Tower Hamlets and an exceptional example of the use of cross laminated timber (CLT) and...
 

A Class Above

8th November 2019
Officially sold-out and packed to the rafters, the 2019 Awards took place once again during UK Construction Week at the National Conference Centre, Birmingham. The gala event rewarded all those in the construction industry taking timber to...
 

New Student Exhibition Highlights Innovative Timber Construction To Meet Housing Demand

8th November 2019
A new exhibition in Glasgow is showcasing sustainable buildings factory-made from wood, demonstrating how innovative timber engineering methods can overcome traditional construction challenges. Supported by Scottish Forestry, Engineering...
 

McVey brands north of England as the new ‘Silicon Valley’

6th November 2019
Housing minister, Esther McVey has launched her new ‘centre of excellence’ for modular housing across the north of England. McVey believes the north of England has the potential to become a world leader in delivering modern,...
 

Championing The World Of Wood

5th November 2019
Stora Enso recently started production at its new 45 million cross-laminated timber (CLT) facility at Grüvon in Sweden. With a feasibility study underway into further investment for a fourth CLT mill in the Czech Republic, Eve Dennehy reports on...
 

MMC ‘not as disruptive’ as industry believes

5th November 2019
Modern methods of construction (MMC) are the talk of the residential sector and are lauded as a potential solution to the housing crisis. But a new report from Savills, Disruption in Development, argues that MMC are not as disruptive as...
 

Driving the future of timber at UK Construction Week

4th November 2019
The Timber section of UK Construction Week (UKCW) covered all the current hot topics in timber at the NEC in Birmingham this October. Learning, networking and innovation were all on the cards in the jam-packed schedule, leaving timber...
 

Ikea Skanska JV set to open UK modular factory

3rd November 2019
BoKlok plans UK timber frame facility. BokLok, the modular housing joint venture between Ikea and construction giant Skanska is on the verge of signing a deal with a manufacturer to build its homes in the UK. Graeme...
 

Competency Is Crucial In Achieving Fire Safety

2nd November 2019
There is a common misunderstanding that timber construction is more susceptible to fire than other building materials. The cause of most fires is electrical faults or peoplerelated incidents — fires very rarely start in the structure. As...
 

MMC and timber frame: The perfect duo for sustainable housebuilding

2nd November 2019
Stewart Dalgarno, director of product development at Stewart Milne Timber Systems, discusses why Modern Methods of Construction coupled with a build fabric such as timber frame are key to meeting government housing targets sustainably. ...
 

The Role Of Wood In Healthy Buildings

1st November 2019
Health and wellbeing is an umbrella term that refers to the – at times – indistinct categories of physical, mental and social health.  Timber can potentially improve all three, TRADA's Rupert Scott explains more… The...
 

 
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