The Structural Timber Association (STA) took the debate around the potential for timber and offsite construction methods to make a positive contribution to housebuilding into the heart of Parliament when it organised a roundtable discussion of industry leaders.
Vienna, Austria, is set to host the world’s tallest residential timber construction when the 24-storey HoHo building is completed in 2017.
The tallest timber building currently stands in Bergen, Norway, which is a residential hi-rise of 14 storeys.
Hospitals have a rather austere reputation, but the use of timber engineering is helping them to lighten up, creating facilities that can cater to our sense of mental well-being as much as our physical healthcare needs
Wood is the quintessential sustainable material, right? Well, in this modern global economy that entirely depends upon where it is grown and where it ends up being used, as the Grown In Britain campaign is keen to point out
Savvy retailers are learning that wood has a winning aesthetic for today’s more eco-conscious consumers, and given its innate sustainable credentials it means retail therapy doesn’t have to be quite such a guilty pleasure reports Mark Cantrell