The vertical timber city

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Could entire urban districts soon be comprised of tall timber structures? Peter Wilson explores the timber engineering developments that are creating high-rise possibilities.


Article from Timber 2017 Industry Yearbook

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A wooden tower: the seeds of an ideanavigation-arrow

Ron Bakker discusses a recent research project on tall timber buildings.


Article from Timber 2017 Industry Yearbook

01/03/2017 |  Magazine Article  

Construction Industry Forecast: Summer 2017navigation-arrow

Construction output is forecast to rise by 1.6% in 2017, a revision upwards from the 1.3% in our previous forecasts, primarily driven by growth in new infrastructure activity and private house building, offsetting declines in commercial offices, retail and industrial factories.

24/08/2017 |  CPA Construction Industry Forecast  

State of Trade Survey 2017 Q3navigation-arrow

Following slower UK economic growth in the first half of 2017, construction product manufacturers reported the lowest balances for sales growth in two years in Q3. On the heavy side, only 10% of firms reported a quarterly increase in sales, down from 40% in Q2. Similarly, 36% of light side...

19/10/2017 |  CPA Construction Industry Forecast