Studio Bark trials U-Build in community project

Studio Bark trials U-Build in community project

Innovative architectural practice Studio Bark has created an eye-catching garden space complete with a full-scale prototype of its timber modular system, U-Build, in a special community project.

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Updates to Sustainable Timber Sourcing WIS

Updates to Sustainable Timber Sourcing WIS

TRADA has revised its Wood Information Sheet on sustainable timber sourcing to reflect changes to government policy, and to include more information on both FSC and PEFC certification schemes.

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TRADA helps promote sustainable building in Sierra Leone

TRADA helps promote sustainable building in Sierra Leone

When TRADA was asked to provide free access to its academic resources to aid a British carpenter in delivering a course on timber building in Sierra Leone, we didn’t hesitate to help.

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UK leads the way in bamboo research

UK leads the way in bamboo research

With the UK leading the way in the research and development of bamboo for structural applications, TRADA has produced a new Research Summary looking at cutting-edge developments in this fast-growing natural material.

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TRADA unveils new membership category

TRADA unveils new membership category

TRADA has expanded its membership categories to include designers and makers of bespoke items in wood with five staff or less. At just £250 + VAT for the year, this unlocks a whole host of benefits that should prove invaluable.

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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.

We pride ourselves in providing independent, authoritative design and technical guidance through this website, on-line software, printed publications, e-books, and our telephone helpline. We link specifiers and purchasers with timber industry members through our Find a supplier directory.
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Teaching staff and students can access a free comprehensive set of teaching resources developed for those studying architecture, engineering and construction.

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