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Bristol Company Wins DIT Contract

6th September 2019
A Bristol company has won a contract to consult on the decommissioning of the UK Pavilion at Expo 2020 Dubai by the Department for International Trade (DIT). Resource Futures with a team that includes Construction Scotland Innovation...
 

Delivering Tomorrow's Quality Today

4th September 2019
David Russell, Director at Carbon Futures, outlines how offsite construction can deliver far-reaching thermal improvements for new UK housing. A recent report by the Committee on Climate Change asked if the UK’s housing was fit for...
 

Kerto LVL Elements For Fast Construction

4th September 2019
Located within the historic campus of Cranleigh School in Surrey, the new van Hasselt Centre was built using a hybrid structure combining steel and wood. Kerto® LVL (laminated veneer lumber) was used in floor and roof elements to stabilise the...
 

Think Quick & Think Quality

4th September 2019
One of the things that contractors and builders must not lose sight of in the bid for speed is quality. Lewis Taylor, Timber Frame Consultant at BM TRADA, discusses the importance of build quality, detailing and sole plates. With the...
 

Doing More Better - Faster

4th September 2019
Citu is successfully and rapidly building a carbon negative housing development in Leeds – the first family homes to be constructed in the city centre for more than 90 years. Jonathan Wilson, Development Director, Citu explains more about...
 

Changing Housing Perceptions

4th September 2019
Swan Housing Association is leading the way on modular housing and recently launched their own Modular Design Guide based on their learning from launching their own timber volumetric modular housing factory in Essex. A housing...
 

MMC Defined: Modernising The Construction Industry

4th September 2019
Increasingly, factory manufactured buildings are seen as the ideal modern construction method. The Structural Timber Association (STA) is working hard to place timber at the forefront of this building revolution. All factory operations...
 

Cube Learning & Living

4th September 2019
The Dyson Institute of Engineering and Technology enrolled its first undergraduates in September 2017 to inspire a new generation of engineers who are ‘work-ready’. Recently completed new accommodation for them is in neat CLT pods designed by...
 

Creating The Ultimate House In A Garden

4th September 2019
Finalist in the Structural Timber Awards for Residential Project of the Year – ‘House in a Garden’ – embraces detail, design and fabrication by ZÜBLIN Timber including a complex glulam roof structure. The House in a Garden...
 

Celebrate Your Success

4th September 2019
With an exceptional shortlist whittled down from a record number of entries, the timber industry is looking forward to October's Structural Timber Awards to celebrate the best of timber design, construction and engineering. With 16...
 

Performance Based Specification Of Wood

4th September 2019
Fundamental to the continued growth of wood in construction is reliable information on the performance of wood in different end-use environments. Ed Suttie, Director at BRE outlines how Project CLICKdesign is set to kick-start a knowledge...
 

SÖDRA Survey Reports UK Timber Trend Up

4th September 2019
 A recent industry survey conducted by Södra Wood has shown a definite increase in the specification of timber as a construction material in the UK, with 63% of respondents saying they believe timber is growing in popularity.  ...
 

Timber Succeeds With Military Precision

4th September 2019
As reported in previous issues of Structural Timber magazine, a huge MoD development scheme is currently taking place on Salisbury Plain using timber frame to house military personnel and their families. The final phase is nearing completion....
 

Ikea & Skanska's Housing Move To The UK Welcomed

4th September 2019
A plan by Swedish home décor giant IKEA and construction wizard Skanska to bring their low cost sustainable offsite housing model to the UK has been welcomed by insulation specialist Actis. The company has built 11,000 homes so far in Sweden,...
 

Fire & Timber Cladding Guidance Statement

4th September 2019
TRADA in conjunction with other timber associations, recently produced a support statement in relation to the performance of wood cladding in a fire. The Confederation of Timber Industries (CTI) – the umbrella organisation representing the...
 

 
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