The winner of winners in this year’s annual Wood Awards was The Fishing Hut by Niall McLaughlin Architects. As well as scooping the Private Category Award – it took home the coveted Arnold Laver Gold Award.
Housebuilders broadly welcomed announcements by Chancellor George Osborne in yesterday's Spending Review to boost house building, but some worried that a lack of skills - among other things - might scupper his ambition.
The Government should look to the benefits of timber-frame construction to speed up the delivery of new homes and tackle the UK’s housing shortage, according to the Structural Timber Association (STA).
As the world’s oldest construction material timber had somewhat fallen out of fashion but in recent years it has staged a spectacular come back with an increasing number of developers trying it on for size. So is it going to be the next big thing or it is just a fad? By Michelle Gordon
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