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21 September 2021

Nineteen structures and eleven product designs have been nominated for the Wood Awards 2021 shortlist – including a 1930's apartment, a unique room divider, and a former furniture warehouse.
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25 August 2021

The Government has confirmed businesses will have an extra year to start using the UKCA marking, the new product safety marking in the UK. This enables CE marked goods to continue being placed on the Great British market until 1 January 2023.
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25 August 2021

The October session of TRADA’s latest Learn with TRADA Live series Fundamentals of timber is 'Wood and timber properties'.
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20 August 2021

The Timber Co-operative are unique amongst our membership; they are what their master carpenter Mark Chapman terms a ‘radical’ workers co-operative as well as a social enterprise that is fully owned and operated by its members.
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18 August 2021

The third edition of the FSC Furniture Awards, the first with a European reach, has been created to reward companies producing furniture with FSC-certified wood.
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17 August 2021

During July, TRADA made the trip to Herefordshire to visit this year’s ongoing ‘No Building As Usual’ – an exceptional ten-week cross-sector live build summer school arranged by TRADA member Studio Bark, which started in mid-June and continued until mid-August.
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06 August 2021

This article is an extract from the TRADA engineering textbook 'Designing timber structures: an introduction', which provides students with a solid understanding of the key basic principles of designing with wood.
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05 August 2021

ReLondon, previously known as the London Waste and Recycling Board (LWARB), will be hosting a Meet the Cities event in partnership with the Cities of London and Westminster in order to connect circular businesses to a range of public sector...
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27 July 2021

TDUK, which recently launched a new cross-sector Sustainability Committee, has established a further two sub-committees over the last month to ensure appropriate direction on the most sustainable use of timber in construction is available.
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26 July 2021

This excerpt is taken from the recently published book, Timber Rising: Global Perspectives on Mass Timber Advances for the Tall Building Industry, produced by the Council on Tall Buildings and Urban Habitat in conjunction with the US Department of Agriculture...
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26 July 2021

An elegant wave-like timber roof soars over this new swimming pool, reflecting the shape of water in motion. The pool is glazed on three sides and the timber elements of the roof – curved glulam beams and cross-laminated timber (CLT)...
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26 July 2021

Under the patronage of the UNECE and in the lead up to COP26, the City of Glasgow will host the “Ice Box Challenge” from Friday 23 July – Friday 06 August in St Enoch Square, Glasgow.
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26 July 2021

A joint market statement from the Confederation of Timber Industries (CTI) and Swedish Wood points to a likely easing of supply tension in the timber market as the pandemic eases.
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13 July 2021

The annual search for the UK’s best-performing timber products suppliers is firmly underway, with online voting now live in the 25th anniversary TTJ Awards.
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05 July 2021

The winners of the Riverside Sunderland University Design Challenge (RSUDC21) have been announced following an incredibly competitive six-month event. From a group of more than 300 students from 39 universities and 27 interdisciplinary teams, the winners of RSUDC21 were selected...
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05 July 2021

The next session of TRADA’s latest Learn with TRADA Live series Fundamentals of timber, which provides a comprehensive overview of the many aspects of timber, is Trees and the nature of wood with Phil O’Leary, Technical Manager, at BM TRADA.
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30 June 2021

The Two and a Half Storey House is a masterwork of three-dimensional imagination in timber and an ingenious solution to a common problem: how to create an extra bedroom in a two-storey terrace house. In the case of the conventional...
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29 June 2021

New long-term study demonstrates the important role that planting new commercial forests could play in the fight against climate change
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