Inspiring the future: timber research and innovation

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From pop-up theatres and elephant houses to high rises and beyond - Elizabeth Turner looks at timber as a 'future' material and the current research landscape.

Article from the TRADA Timber Industry Yearbook 2015

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Cross-laminated residential towersnavigation-arrow

Andrew Waugh and Matthew Wells spell out their timber solution for apartments rising to nearly 100m.

Article from the TRADA Timber Industry Yearbook 2014

01/01/2014 |  Magazine Article  

Acoustic performance in residential timber frame developmentsnavigation-arrow

The resistance to sound is not just a legal requirement; designers should take account of the expected transmission of sound between dwellings, between rooms and from outside, and design the walls and floors accordingly.

The Building Regulations require that occupants of a dwelling be 'reasonably protected' from noise...

10/04/2017 |  Wood Information Sheet  

Residential timber: Cost modelnavigation-arrow

Prepared by Alinea in association with TRADA member Engenuiti, this document presents two detailed exemplar cost models, one each for a CLT and concrete design for a seven-storey private residential building. The scheme has been designed with both a timber and concrete solution in mind at the outset, for ease of...

07/12/2017 |  Info from other organisation