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A look at some of the more unusual uses of structural timber over the past year.

 

Article from Timber 2017 Industry Yearbook

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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  

Large span timber structuresnavigation-arrow

More architects are building bigger projects than ever in wood, as new timber technology and engineering expands wood's structural potential and opens new opportunities to explore the natural organic beauty of this most environmentally friendly building material.

Large span timber structures provides a snapshot of some of the larger timber...

01/01/2004 |  Info from other organisation  

Sole plates in timber frame constructionnavigation-arrow

Sole plates are a vital element in a timber framed building. Their installation has a direct effect on the building's service life, line, level and plumb, and contributes to the speed of construction.

This Wood Information Sheet provides advice on getting the installation of sole plates right first...

20/09/2017 |  Wood Information Sheet