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04 October 2019

TRADA is pleased to announce that its forthcoming title Off-site and industrialised timber construction: Delivering quality and efficiency 2nd edition will be published shortly. The book is an authoritative guide for designers, construction professionals and manufacturers. It provides a detailed...
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26 September 2019

Come and see us on stand T100. 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...
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26 September 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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25 September 2019

McGarry-Moon Architects has designed a new studio for the award-winning practice, set in the lower garden of Jessica McGarry and Steven Moon's own home, Fallahogey House, which they designed and completed in 2005 in the rolling countryside of Kilrea, Northern...
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25 September 2019

Wood Information Sheet Flame-retardant treatments for timber products has undergone a major revision following changes to Building Regulations resulting from the Hackitt Review.
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23 September 2019

The Better Timber Buildings conference is inspired by TRADA’s long-standing commitment to upskilling the timber industry and improving timber’s competitive advantage. It is intended as a comprehensive, holistic resource which highlights key areas of knowledge, covers sensitive issues, and prompts...
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10 September 2019

Sonae Arauco’s Three Dimensional Fiberboard (3DF) and a research project which harnessed bio technologies to create sequins from naturally abundant wood-derived cellulose have been named the winners of the TTJ Timber Innovation Award 2019.
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28 August 2019

In 2015, the architectural practice Squire and Partners purchased a dilapidated three storey department store in the centre of Brixton. Revived and restored, it is now the headquarters of the practice and houses more than 250 staff, as well as...
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28 August 2019

September will see the 2019 Wood Awards shortlist showcased at 100% Design.
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28 August 2019

Earlier this year TRADA collaborated with Scottish Forestry and sponsored places at a ‘making’ workshop in the woodland of Wyre Forest. Convened annually by Piers Taylor with Kate Darby, Meredith Bowles and Gianni Botsford, Studio in the Woods encourages learning...
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28 August 2019

TRADA member Rothoblaas has been sharing its timber expertise on a world tour with its self-titled Rothoschool. Its goal: to bring professionals together and to consequently inform, connect and enrich the industry together.
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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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