University courses: teaching timber design

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Timber is an ideal material for teaching design in higher education, say James Norman and Andrew Thomson.

 

Article from Timber 2018 Industry Yearbook

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List of Wood Information Sheetsnavigation-arrow

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.

 

Categories:

  • Timber -...

24/04/2019 |  Wood Information Sheet  

Timber design pioneers: driving innovation with process solutionsnavigation-arrow

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

 

Chapter 5, Driving innovation with process solutions, features three very different and remarkable projects:

  • Hastings Pier
  • Look! Look! Look!
  • Alfriston School Swimming Pool

 

Chapter 5 includes interviews with:

  • Sadie Morgan, dRMM
  • Alan...

28/08/2019 |  Other Technical Guidance  

Innovation and sustainability. Wood products for architectsnavigation-arrow

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...

01/01/2004 |  Info from other organisation