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Building study: George Clarke and TDO’s modular house for Urban Splash

The latest model of factory-built home for developer Urban Splash has a clean, contemporary look, says Rob Wilson. Photography Peter Cook ‘It was a bit like walking into the future,’ says TDO Architects director Tom Lewith of his first visit...
16th April 2018

Building study: George Clarke and TDO’s modular house for Urban Splash

The latest model of factory-built home for developer Urban Splash has a clean, contemporary look, says Rob Wilson. Photography Peter Cook ‘It was a bit like walking into the future,’ says TDO Architects director Tom Lewith of his first visit...
16th April 2018

Swedish eco firm to build ‘smart’ MK scheme

Property management and development firm Places for People has appointed Swedish sustainable housebuilder Trivselhus to build an £18m development of low-energy smart homes in Milton Keynes. Sommar Place comprises 39 energy-efficient homes on the...
16th April 2018

Innovative Scottish timber companies to share £100,000 of support

Construction Scotland Innovation Centre (CSIC) and The Forestry Commission Scotland (FCS) have awarded £100,000 of support to seven companies who want to design and develop innovative wood-based products and systems for the construction sector. ...
13th April 2018

Timber is the new concrete. It's time to get over our fear of building with it

Europe’s urban areas are giving timber a new place to hang out. Many urban detached homes are now being built from prefabricated cross-laminated timber Growing up we had the quintessential Aussie shack. Dad built it from the ground up with...
13th April 2018
 
 
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