Is wood good for your health?

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The choice of materials we surround ourselves with could affect our well-being. Ed Suttie discusses research that suggests wood really is good. 

 

Article from Timber 2017 Industry Yearbook

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A place of refugenavigation-arrow

Winning both the Gold Award and the Structural Award in the 2016 Wood Awards, the newest Maggie’s Centre demonstrates how timber can be used to play a part in the process of therapy.

 

Article from Timber 2017 Industry Yearbook

01/03/2017 |  Magazine Article  

Timber music centre: striking the right notenavigation-arrow

Designers of a music therapy centre in Penrith turned to timber to deliver a welcoming and calm environment for children with special needs.

 

Article from Timber 2018 Industry Yearbook

14/05/2018 |  Magazine Article  

Construction Trade Survey: August 2017navigation-arrow

Key survey findings include:

  • 22% of main building contractors, on balance, reported that construction output rose in the second quarter of 2017 compared with a year ago
  • 30% of specialist contractors reported a rise in output during Q2
  • 13% of civil engineers, on balance, reported an increase in workloads...

15/08/2017 |  CPA Construction Industry Forecast