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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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24 May 2019

The new 6-lane, 25 metre swimming pool for City of London Freemen’s School is housed within an elegant structure which lies low among an ancient woodland.
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24 May 2019

Attendees of the London Festival of Architecture 2019 will have the opportunity to see the Momentto timber pavilion – an installation urging a slower pace of life – in the busy courtyard of Oxo Tower Wharf.
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24 April 2019

TRADA members can now download the State of Trade Survey 2019 Q1 for free from the TRADA website.
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23 April 2019

Solid Wood Solutions is back again with a conference and exhibition all about CLT, LVL and glulam. Perfect for those considering use of these wonderful engineered products for the first time or for those looking to gain insight from pioneering...
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23 April 2019

'Chapter One: Collaborating on a complex brief' examines the teamwork behind boundary-pushing buildings where an unusual brief required exceptional consideration – from the unique brief behind the Exbury Egg, to the innovative Macallan Distillery and Dalston Works. Learn about the...
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23 April 2019

The recent addition of Jonathan Roynon, Kelly Harrison, Rob Foster, Matthew Linegar, Steve Cook and John Cosford to TRADA’s Advisory Committee brings an influx of experience and innovation.
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23 April 2019

Two new exceptional performance spaces at the Royal Academy of Music, Britain's oldest conservatoire, were inspired by the curved shapes and structural elements of string instruments.
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05 April 2019

TRADA is collaborating with Scottish Forestry to encourage our future professionals to gain firsthand experience of forestry, milling and timber usage by sponsoring places at a ‘making’ workshop.
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12 March 2019

Our interactive Panel Guide, which offers comprehensive information on all the main types of wood-based panel in one helpful PDF, has been updated to include further information about flooring, flat roofing, and the WPIF floating floor industry standard.
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12 March 2019

In 2016, TRADA provided a British carpenter free access to its academic resources. David Jones had been asked by the Prince’s Foundation – an extension of the Prince’s Trust – to deliver training on timber as part of a larger...
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12 March 2019

The Wood Awards: Excellence in British Architecture and Product Design has now launched its 2019 call for entries. Anyone involved in a UK-based wood project is invited to enter and has until 24 May to submit their applications.
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11 March 2019

The celebrated Streatham & Clapham High School, which is based in London, features a series of extensions which carefully expand, re-use, refurbish and protect the school’s original 1930’s building.
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08 March 2019

Collaborating for innovation is highlighted in the new TRADA publication 'Timber design pioneers', which will be released section by section on a monthly basis.
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27 February 2019

TRADA and BM TRADA are participating in KnoWood, an Erasmus+ Knowledge Alliance for Sustainable Mid-Rise and Tall Wooden Buildings.
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27 February 2019

BRE's Dr Ed Suttie launched TRADA’s new Briefing document The role of wood in healthy buildings on timber’s potential role in supporting health and well-being earlier this month at TTJ's Wood and Wellness conference.
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