Is solid wood construction the key to material efficiency on site?
In This Series
Tom Waddicor reports on how the use of timber can reduce construction waste.
Article from Timber 2019 Industry Yearbook
Recent advances in timber technology and engineering have expanded the potential of building with wood. The development of new products and component manufacturing has allowed the construction of longer spans, the erection of multi-storey timber frame buildings, the forming of compound curved surfaces, the volumetric prefabrication and modular systems and...
Dan Bradley reports on an international research project that hopes to develop an alternative.
An overview of the considerations you should take into account when selecting and specifying a timber species for use in the UK. It includes colour photographs of a core selection of 50 timbers which are generally available or are commonly used in the UK, along with information on their suitability...