Ty Unnos - a house in one night
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As part of TRADA's 75th Anniversary competition, Coed Cymru won TRADA funding to further develop the Ty Unnos project and demonstrate to industry the benefits of innovative design and locally sourced materials. The particular objective of the awards was to pat for TRADA to conduct a rigorous assessment leading to a European Technical Approval (ETA) for the building system. Design Engineer Ramona Stoicescu was closely involved with the research.
ï»¿Article from In Touch with Timber Issue 3 (Winter 2010)
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The sheet considers...
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