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TRADA conference inspires construction community

Around 140 construction professionals attended the TRADA Better Timber Buildings conference in London on November 27. The conference, designed to “educate, inspire and empower architects, engineers, suppliers and clients to design and build...
6th December 2019

Use more timber frames in new housing starts ‘to boost UK forestry’

Policy Exchange report urges next government to increase use of timber in new homes The next government must ramp up the amount of domestically-produced timber used in new housing starts across England from the current 22% to 40%,...
5th December 2019

Finland’s tallest wooden high-rise building, Lighthouse Joensuu, receives Wood Award

Rising close to 50 metres, Lighthouse Joensuu building in Eastern Finland, has been granted the 'Puupalkinto' Wood Award 2019 for pioneering work to develop the construction of wooden high-rise buildings. Stora Enso supplied the massive wood...
4th December 2019

Scott Brownrigg completes Glulam-roofed activity centre in Surrey

The 4,000m² facility for St George’s College, Weybridge contains a sports hall, dance studios and a series of flexible spaces The three-storey activity centre designed by Scott Brownrigg replaces a 1980s prefabricated...
3rd December 2019

Lendlease’s CLT pavilion tops out in 14 weeks

Project reaches highest point less than four months after pieces arrive on site. A cross-laminated timber pavilion at Lendlease’s International Quarter London development has topped out in just 14 weeks. The ACME-designed...
2nd December 2019
 
 
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