Industry collaboration needed to benefit from large-scale timber construction

TRADA image

Adam Parkes assesses the factors that are limiting the use of timber in large-scale buildings and urges that these must be overcome to help reduce the carbon footprint of the industry.

 

This article is part of a new series, Timber 2020/2021 Industry Yearbook Online.

 

While every effort is made to ensure the accuracy of these articles, the company cannot accept liability for loss or damage arising from the information supplied. The opinions expressed do not necessarily represent or reflect the views of TRADA. 

Suggested Reading

CLT: not costing the earthnavigation-arrow

A ground-breaking study shows how cross-laminated timber provides a competitive alternative to concrete frames, says Alex Hyams.

 

Article from Timber 2018 Industry Yearbook

14/05/2018 |  Magazine Article  

CLT benefits: more for lessnavigation-arrow

In this article Kieran Walker describes how using CLT resulted in more living space and better environmental credentials in a mixed-use development.

 

Article from Timber 2018 Industry Yearbook

14/05/2018 |  Magazine Article  

Glulam/CLT case study: Benign by designnavigation-arrow

Glulam and CLT played a significant role in the carbon-neutral construction of a cutting-edge pharmaceutical research facility, explains Rick Sharp.

 

Article from Timber 2018 Industry Yearbook

14/05/2018 |  Magazine Article