New case study: The Living Planet Centre

New case study: The Living Planet Centre

The new UK headquarters of the World Wildlife Fund (WWF) is an ultra-green, energy-efficient building in Woking designed by Hopkins Architects and known as the Living Planet Centre.

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New student competition separates wood from the trees

New student competition separates wood from the trees

TRADA has set a brand new challenge asking student designers to explore the science of timber as a modern construction material for an exciting Wood Centre run by a tree and forestry charity.

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Shortlist announced for 2015 Wood Awards

Shortlist announced for 2015 Wood Awards

Twenty outstanding British buildings and some of the UK’s best new furniture and product designs have been nominated for The Wood Awards 2015 shortlist.

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Big names lead Timber Expo seminar programme

Big names lead Timber Expo seminar programme

This year TRADA has pulled out all the stops to bring together some of the biggest names in the timber industry to talk on some of the most current topics as it firms up the main seminar programme at this year’s Timber Expo.

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The Wood Awards at 100% Design

The Wood Awards at 100% Design

See the Wood Awards at 100% Design on stand number L724/22.

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