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31 July 2019

Champion Timber is futureproofing the industry by enabling architecture students to see first-hand how the timber they specify is produced.
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31 July 2019

Construction is at a critical crossroads – offsite and digital technologies are now recognised as providing the most important solutions to many of the problems facing the industry today. Taking place at the conveniently located Ricoh Arena, Coventry, on 24–25...
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31 July 2019

As this year’s event inches closer, TRADA’s list of exhibitors has grown considerably. Now we’re thrilled to announce our exhibitors so far.
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31 July 2019

Timber at UK Construction Week, previously known as Timber Expo, is the UK’s largest timber showcase and attracts visitors from across the timber sector at an international scale. The three-day show is a necessity for anyone looking for information regarding...
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31 July 2019

Colourful, shimmering sequins made from wood-derived cellulose and a modular self-build system which allows you to build your own home from pre-cut plywood modules are just two of the outstanding entries shortlisted for this year’s TTJ Timber Innovation Award.
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31 July 2019

Twenty structures and twelve products have been nominated for the Wood Awards 2019 shortlist, among them a jewellery collection, a ‘House in a Garden’ and a radar station renovated into a holiday let.
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31 July 2019

​TRADA, in conjunction with other timber associations, has produced the following statement in relation to the performance of wood cladding in a fire.
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31 July 2019

In the secluded and ancient grounds of Worcester College, overlooking the college cricket pitch, stands the Sultan Nazrin Shah Centre, a beautifully crafted stone and oak pavilion. It is carefully positioned to enhance this idyllic setting and engage with neighbouring...
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27 June 2019

The Woodland Classrooms are a gatehouse for students of Belvue School to the magical and mysterious woodland world beyond.
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24 June 2019

Architecture and Architectural Technology students from Anglia Ruskin University have gained more knowledge and experience in their first year than most graduates and many professionals. TRADA's input has enabled them to design, specify, machine, fabricate and construct at 1:1 scale.
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24 June 2019

One of the benefits of TRADA membership is complimentary online access to the full text of selected TRADA books. Our most recent addition is Timber decking: the professional's manual, just in time for deck building peak season!
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24 June 2019

The Institute of Civil Engineers (ICE) is inviting practitioners and specialists to submit papers for a themed issue on timber in construction.
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24 June 2019

'Timber design pioneers' explores how collaboration can drive innovation in design and construction. The publication features 14 very different and remarkable projects.
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18 June 2019

Over the years, the influence our surroundings have on our health has been subject to much debate, analysis and discussion in the construction industry. It has never been more relevant; more people than ever are going to the doctors suffering...
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10 June 2019

The Timber Focus Theatre, organised by TRADA, returns to UK Construction Week 2019 with another impressive panel prepped to inform and enrich your timber knowledge.
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29 May 2019

Last week TRADA’s Rupert Scott attended Clerkenwell Design Week, the annual festival which showcases leading UK and international brands and companies in showrooms, installations and exhibitions across major design hub Clerkenwell. Enjoy our round-up of our favourite timber and timber-related...
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24 May 2019

WoodBUILD 2019 is a one-day conference and expo bringing together people and organisations involved in building our supply chain from forest to home.
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24 May 2019

TRADA's latest release is a collection of frequently asked questions and answers intended to aid specifiers engaging with clients initially considering the use of engineered timber solutions.
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