Service life of timber cladding in the UK

Service life of timber cladding in the UK

Service life of timber cladding continues to be a key question asked by architects and designers of TRADA’s advisory line. The latest version of BS 8417 deals with this thorny issue.

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Wood Awards 2014 announces shortlist

Wood Awards 2014 announces shortlist

A shortlist of 30 projects has been selected from another record entry of over 300 British architecture and furniture projects in the national Wood Awards 2014, co-sponsored by TRADA.

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New Case Study: Future Affordable

New Case Study: Future Affordable

Scottish timber is the key ingredient in an award-winning development of three terraced houses in Dunfermline, Fife, built as a a solution to the massive problem of building large numbers of houses that are affordable, efficient and sustainable.

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TRADA to roll out 2014 training programme

TRADA to roll out 2014 training programme

TRADA has confirmed that it will continue its commitment to upskilling the timber trade in 2014 with the announcement of dates and locations for its practical series of training sessions.

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Velocity shortlist unveiled

Velocity shortlist unveiled

Six teams of students from universities across the UK have been shortlisted in TRADA’s National Student Design Competition to create a cycling super-hub using British timber in Sheffield, the Steel City.

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