A place of refuge

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Winning both the Gold Award and the Structural Award in the 2016 Wood Awards, the newest Maggie’s Centre demonstrates how timber can be used to play a part in the process of therapy.


Article from Timber 2017 Industry Yearbook

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Timber music centre: striking the right notenavigation-arrow

Designers of a music therapy centre in Penrith turned to timber to deliver a welcoming and calm environment for children with special needs.


Article from Timber 2018 Industry Yearbook

14/05/2018 |  Magazine Article  

Is wood good for your health?navigation-arrow

The choice of materials we surround ourselves with could affect our well-being. Ed Suttie discusses research that suggests wood really is good. 


Article from Timber 2017 Industry Yearbook

01/03/2017 |  Magazine Article  

Timber and healthy buildings: indoor air qualitynavigation-arrow

This TRADA Research Summary examines the business case for healthy buildings, focusing upon the health and wellbeing certifications available for the assessment of buildings, building comfort, indoor air quality, and the role that timber can play within a healthy internal environment.

Contents list:

  1. What is a healthy building?
  2. Benefits...

30/01/2018 |  Research Summarie