Net zero carbon homes: building the future

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Stuart Edwards discusses how timber plays a key role in creating sustainable housing.

 

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

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Timber design pioneers: tackling the sustainability challengenavigation-arrow

Timber design pioneers explores how collaboration can drive innovation in design and construction.

 

Chapter 4, Tackling the sustainability challenge, features three very different and remarkable projects:

  • Cowan Court, Churchill College
  • Rievaulx Abbey Visitor Centre
  • New Islington

 

Chapter 4 includes interviews with:

  • Tom Emerson, 6a architects
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Decarbonisation and the built environmentnavigation-arrow

Callum Hill and Andrew Norton assess how the construction industry can achieve net zero carbon.

 

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

 

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Durability trial of British softwoods attracts industry backingnavigation-arrow

In August 2014, the Wood Protection Association (WPA) commissioned Britain's largest ever durability trial of home-grown timber. WPA Director Steve Young explains the importance of this project to the UK timber industry and why those with an interest in growing the use of British softwoods are backing the project.

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