Pre-scheme design of timber
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TRADA is dedicated to 'inspiring and informing best practice design, specification and use of wood in the built environment and related fields'. Ensuring that timber is considered as a serious contender at scheme stage is fundamental to realising TRADAâ€™s goal 'for timber to be the natural first choice material for construction'.
Article from Timber 2016 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...
This document contains a fully comprehensive list of all the most up to date Wood Information Sheets (WIS) published by TRADA. Available to members for free or non-members for £12.00, these Wood Information Sheets provide technical guidance related to almost every timber topic under the sun.
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Professionals undertaking surveys of timber frame buildings should have an understanding of the overall design and typical detailing employed in this form of construction.
The approach to surveying a timber framed house is no different from that used for other methods of construction. There are many similarities with brick...