Case study: Mellor Primary School

Case study: Mellor Primary School

A primary school on the edge of the Peak District National Park has reflected its ‘Forest School’ ethos in a new timber extension, the result of close liaison between client, project partners and the local community.

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CLT training course highlights material’s potential

CLT training course highlights material’s potential

The Institution Of Structural Engineers, London, will host the first of Exova BM TRADA and Austria’s Graz University of Technology jointly-designed course.

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Updates to Timber Preservatives WIS

Updates to Timber Preservatives WIS

Changes have been made to our WIS Preservative treatment for timber – a guide to specification to reflect updates to standards BS EN 335 and BS EN 350.

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Deadline approaching for research award

Deadline approaching for research award

Any students who’ve conducted groundbreaking work into timber and its properties have until June 30th to get their entries in to this year’s TTJ award for Innovative University Timber Research.

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Design competition deadline eggs-tended

Design competition deadline eggs-tended

TRADA has extended the deadline for its Student Design Competition – this year dubbed CO2nnect – to allow students to submit entries after their return from Easter break.

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