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27 April 2022

Lewis Taylor summarises the findings from research on moisture dynamics in CLT by BM TRADA and Stora Enso.
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27 April 2022

It has now been nearly two months since Russia invaded Ukraine. This event shook the world and has resulted in an unprecedented roll out of sanctions – including ones placed on timber.
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26 April 2022

The Alice Hawthorn is a Grade II listed, 18th Century pub in Nun Monkton, a Yorkshire village which in medieval times was an important hub in the river transport network of northern England. In those days travellers stopped overnight in...
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26 April 2022

Timber Development UK members can learn directly from the architects and multidisciplinary teams behind four incredible projects, as selected from winners of the Wood Awards 2021, in a new online series.
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25 April 2022

As the Government works to ‘build back greener’ the Confederation of Timber Industries (CTI), in partnership with Waugh-Thistleton Architects, have hosted the UK Construction Minister Lee Rowley on a site visit to the Black and White building.
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25 April 2022

Robin Lancashire, Senior Timber Frame Consultant, BM TRADA, explains the key role of cavity barriers in timber frame construction and how they can limit the spread of fire.
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30 March 2022

The Wood Awards: Excellence in British Architecture and Product Design is launching its 2022 call for entries. Anyone involved in a UK-based wood project is invited to enter and has until 1 July 2022 to submit their applications. There is...
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30 March 2022

BM TRADA has released the new Wood Information Sheet 'Carbon and timber in construction for building designers', which provides a timely and in-depth review of all the complex issues around the subject of carbon in relation to timber buildings.
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29 March 2022

Timber Development UK, the new organisation formed by the Timber Trade Federation (TTF) and TRADA, are out to make an impact with their first public conference on 4 May 2022 in London in partnership with UK Construction Week.
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29 March 2022

BM TRADA has a team of highly respected tutors who have a great deal of experience working across a wide variety of sectors worldwide. Our portfolio of timber courses includes Eurocode 5 – Essentials and Connections, Timber Frame Construction, Timber...
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28 March 2022

Last year, the Royal Horticultural Society’s new garden, RHS Garden Bridgewater, opened to the public. It is the largest garden project in Europe and its 154 acres encompass a vast range of garden designs and techniques; there are adventurous modernist...
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28 March 2022

Just as there appeared to be a return to some form of ‘normality’ on the horizon, an illegal invasion of Ukraine by Russia has brought any sense of potential calm in the market to a halt by ensuring that supply...
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28 February 2022

Head to stand E52 at Futurebuild 2022 this March to claim your free copy of BM TRADA’s Timber 2022 Industry Yearbook, get all your timber-related questions answered by one of our technical timber team, and make the most of our...
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27 February 2022

Changing the way we build doesn’t start on construction sites, but with the students and recent graduates who will shape the next wave of UK design innovation, writes Timber Development UK’s University Engagement Programme Manager.
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26 February 2022

This FREE five-part series curated by BM TRADA focuses on structural timber engineering, and covers structural timber products, designing for durability, and timber connections.
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25 February 2022

Wherever you go nowadays in the construction industry, carbon, in particular embodied carbon and net-zero, is the key topic of conversation. And timber has a good story to tell, writes Timber Development UK sustainability director Charlie Law.
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25 February 2022

Last year, TRADA merged with the Timber Trade Federation to form a new organisation Timber Development UK. This will affect the way it operates.
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11 February 2022

Built environment students and recent graduates have just 10 more days to sign up to join the Timber Development UK University Design Challenge (#TDChallenge22).
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