News

29 June 2016

The timber industry has until the end of August to share its views on proposed changes to FSC certification standards in a consultation currently underway.

28 June 2016

Work is well underway on an affordable housing development for Fife Council, on the site of the former Glencast Foundry.

27 June 2016

The Structural Timber Association (STA) is urging the structural timber industry to stand together following the UK’s decision to quit the European Union.

24 June 2016

The joinery industry needs to brace itself against a “barrage of news and spin” as the UK enters into the uncharted waters of a post-EU world, according to the British Woodworking Federation (BWF), but the organisation said well-prepared businesses will be able to weather the storms of change.

23 June 2016

A building that had been derelict for 14 years was given a new lease of life with a Kebony facelift as part of the redevelopment of Cinque Ports Street in Rye.

22 June 2016

The use of a modified sustainable timber material has helped a building in the Netherlands win the accolade of most sustainable office in the world.

17 June 2016

A Dutch building firm is claiming to have set a new standard in timber construction with its adaptable system of modules that can plug together kind of like Lego.

16 June 2016

The timber frame market is continuing to outpace the UK economy despite slowing slightly from recent double-digit growth, suggests a new report from MTW Research.

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Features

Cladding isn’t just cosmetic. It’s where practical design meets aesthetic desire to create buildings that not only catch the eye, but provide places we’re comfortable to be

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

Across the UK, timber cladding is helping to make many a ruin habitable again, as Holly Squire discovers

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