Case study: Crosslam and glulam house

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Cavendish Avenue is a tree-lined suburban enclave rich in architectural character and domestic diversity. The houses are large yet individual, creating an interestingly disjointed street frontage. The new house - a contemporary 'villa' - replaces a 1930s detached house which was a crude amalgamation of modernist and rural cottage aesthetics, uncomfortably small and with a series of unfriendly spaces. TRADA's Membership and Marketing Manager, Rupert Scott, describes how the exemplary quality in design, scale and construction reinforce the architectural quality of the street.

Article from the TRADA Timber Industry Yearbook 2012

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