New café is on The Level

New café is on The Level

Timber has been used to great effect in a new Brighton café, linking the building to its natural landscape setting, as detailed in TRADA’s latest case study.

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TRADA help celebrate Grown in Britain week

TRADA help celebrate Grown in Britain week

TRADA’s senior technical consultant Phil O’Leary is just one of the high profile speakers at a forthcoming BRE conference to launch Grown in Britain week 2016.

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Understanding moisture in timber

Understanding moisture in timber

Ongoing use of TRADA’s National Structural Timber Specification has thrown up some interesting results into timber’s usage, not least in the area of moisture in timber, leading to the latest revisions in TRADA’s Wood Information Sheet on the subject.

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Busy time for TRADA at Timber Expo

Busy time for TRADA at Timber Expo

With a packed seminar programme, live consultations, the launch of its 2017 National Student Design Competition – and even some timber bikes – TRADA is expecting its busiest show ever at this year’s Timber Expo.

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Treehouse has starring role in Grand Designs

Treehouse has starring role in Grand Designs

A TRADA member who used to dream of living in a treehouse has made his vision a reality – and seen his three-year project star in the first episode of the new series of Channel 4’s Grand Designs.

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TRADA (The Timber Research and Development Association) is an international membership organisation dedicated to inspiring and informing best practice design, specification and use of wood in the built environment and related fields.

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