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Brazil explores use of CLT

The city of São Paulo is soon to become home to the AMATA Building, a construction made completely of Brazilian wood. The project spawned from an initiative by AMATA, a Brazilian forest management company, and was designed by Triptyque, the... View Article

High performance, long life timber cladding

Accoya®, the modified, highly durable and dimensionally stable certified timber cladding – is available from all eight of James Latham’s timber depots. Created from sustainably sourced wood and completely non-toxic, Accoya is a revolution in wood technology. And with TRADA... View Article

X-Wood cladding creates superb refurbishment

Freefoam Building Products are proud to release a new case study featuring the PVC foiled X-Wood cladding range. This beautiful property in rural Leicestershire originally featured white wood windows and a wood clad annex. The present homeowners decided to update... View Article
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Metsä Wood: Dome of visions made from sustainable wood

Aarhus in Denmark is the European Capital of Culture in 2017 and for this occasion, a huge transparent dome of glue-laminated timber will serve as the Aarhus municipal pavilion for building culture. The dome-shaped wooden building, Dome of Visions, is... View Article

Taylor Lane completes MOD Housing Development

Taylor Lane Timber Frame has supplied and erected timber frame kits for 322 three and four bedroom homes for service personnel and their families based at barracks on and around Salisbury Plain. The circa £70 million housing development in Tidworth,... View Article

Increased demand for renewable building product

Demand for Plaswood is on the increase as specifiers, architects, landscape designers, construction companies and many more realise the benefits of the sustainable, eco-friendly substitute for non-renewable materials such as wood, concrete and steel. Plaswood is strong, durable, waterproof, maintenance-free,... View Article
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Timber Expo set to address safety and quality in buildings

Timber Expo, the UK’s only event dedicated exclusively to Timber, announces its return to Birmingham NEC from 10 – 12 October 2017. Supported by Confor, Confederation of Timber Industries (CTI), Timber Decking and Cladding Association (TDCA), and the Timber Research... View Article
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WWF-UK awards highest rating for sourcing sustainable timber

Saint-Gobain UK & Ireland’s commitment to purchasing sustainable timber and timber products has been recognised in World Wildlife Fund UK’s (WWF-UK) 2017 Timber Scorecard. Its Building Distribution businesses were awarded the maximum possible score of ‘Three Trees’ for sourcing over... View Article
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The Wood Awards 2017: Shortlist Revealed

Buildings Competition Twenty outstanding structures have been nominated for the Wood Awards 2017 shortlist, featuring some of Britain’s best architectural designs in wood. The judging panel, led by architect Michael Morrison of Purcell, visit all the shortlisted projects in person,... View Article
The restoration and conversion of Oceanic House, an Edwardian building in Trafalgar Square, comprises 6 lateral apartments and one duplex penthouse on the top two floors. These two, three and four bedroom apartments are immaculately finished to the highest standard, including Hakwood herringbone flooring.

Herringbone wood flooring helps give a new life for Oceanic House

The restoration and conversion of Oceanic House, an Edwardian building in Trafalgar Square, comprises 6 lateral apartments and one duplex penthouse on the top two floors. These two, three and four bedroom apartments are immaculately finished to the highest standard, including Hakwood... View Article
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