Sutton's sustainable schools
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Christian Dimbleby discusses the latest evolution of contemporary timber architecture, applying the material in two alternative scales and contexts for the London Borough of Sutton.
This article is part of a new series, Timber 2020/2021 Industry Yearbook Online.
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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.
Tom Waddicor reports on how the use of timber can reduce construction waste.