Cladding: your questions answered

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Thousands of calls a year are handled by TRADA’s Technical Helpline on how to design and build with wood. Based on these calls, we have selected some typical questions and answers on cladding.


Article from Timber 2018 Industry Yearbook

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Cladding and decking: pier reviewnavigation-arrow

The creative and sustainable use of timber is at the heart of the new Hastings Pier, winner of the 2017 RIBA Sterling Prize.


Article from Timber 2018 Industry Yearbook

14/05/2018 |  Magazine Article  

Timber cladding for building refurbishmentnavigation-arrow

Refurbishment of buildings that are structurally sound is increasingly popular. Timber over-cladding is often chosen to refresh elevations, in order to improve their appearance or weather resistance or protect additional insulation applied to the exterior of a building.

This Wood Information Sheet (WIS) describes cladding over existing masonry-clad buildings where...

03/06/2019 |  Wood Information Sheet  

Case study of cladding at Stonebridge Hillside Hub, West Londonnavigation-arrow

TRADA Technology's marketing manager, Rupert Scott, describes the use of the softwood larch as cladding in this extract from a detailed case study published in 2010.

Article from the TRADA Timber Industry Yearbook 2011

01/01/2011 |  Magazine Article