26 September 2019

New chapter of 'Timber design pioneers' released

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March 2019 saw the launch of new TRADA publication Timber design pioneers, which captures the personal experiences of the multi-disciplinary teams behind ground-breaking structures in the UK and collates them into an easily digestible format.


As promised, the fifth chapter of these interviews has now been released for free download. Below we also provide a list of relevant Case Studies and Yearbook articles.


Read Chapter 5: driving innovation with process solutions




Further reading




Collaborating on a complex brief 

Exbury Egg

Macallan Distillery 

Dalston Works

Build-to-rent: the future of urban housing

Using CLT to solve the housing crisis

The use of timber in commercial developments

Prolonged exposure of timber structures

Making the right connections

Delivering high-specification interiors 

Coastal House

SIPS: past, present and future

Clarifying guidance on panel products and flooring

Prefabricated timber stairs

Modified wood floor coverings: golden opportunity or Pandora's Box

Designing for well-being

Maggie's Oldham

Dyson Centre for Neonatal Care

Site checking to ensure high-quality work

Future trends in the timber industry: wellness, digital fabrication and soaring ambition

A clean technology solution for a healthy built environment

Tackling the sustainability challenge 

Cowan Court 

Rievaulx Abbey Visitor Centre 

Building better and more sustainably in the modern-day marketplace

Is it time to swallow the off-site pill?

The challenges of building defect-free homes

Is solid wood construction the key to material efficiency on site?

Eliminating the use of adhesives and steel connections in engineered wood products

Driving innovation with process solutions 


Hastings Pier 

Alfriston School Swimming Pool 

Design life and durability of timber

Trussed rafters: the off-site product delivering health and safety best practice

Are decking installers letting your specification down?

Fixing hardwood timber deck boards

The use of modified woods for external timber cladding