Features

Our editorial board comprises a specialist group of leading industry figures who, in conjunction with the TTJ editorial team, identify the main drivers of the industry helping to produce regular, thought provoking opinion pieces on the latest issues, challenges and developments.

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Rewarding timber building growth
21 August, 2019
Engineered timber and structural timber systems have been recognised for several years at the TTJ Awards, but this year two project categories have been launched to recognise the fantastic work being done with structural wood in public/commercial and private residential projects
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Right time, right place 21 August, 2019 Importer, distributor and agent Price & Pierce is well placed to supply the growing modular offsite housebuilding sector. Sally Spencer reports
Engineering answers 21 August, 2019 TRADA’s new publication “Procuring engineered timber buildings – a client’s guide”, provides a handy starting point for developers who are considering using engineered timber in their projects
Nailing it 21 August, 2019 LignoLoc wood nails are offering an alternative fastening system for structural timber manufacturers
Improving the knowledge base 21 August, 2019 BM TRADA’s recent Talks Timber conference expanded on the organisation’s training course and emphasised the need to improve the technical knowledge of specifiers and developers
Motivating the market 21 August, 2019 The TTF has restructured to create working groups focusing on different products and market sectors, one of which is cladding, as Camilla Hair reports
Positive vibes 21 August, 2019 Uncertain times hold no fears for trussed rafter manufacturers, who assembled for the Trussed Rafter Association AGM
Zero carbon masterplan 21 August, 2019 Waugh Thistleton has conceived a project to build a zero carbon community on a Norwegian Lake
Material interest 21 August, 2019 Structural timber is becoming the material of increasing interest as the UK government seeks to address the housing shortage. Sally Spencer spoke to the STA’s Andrew Carpenter
Scotframe delivers energy-efficient home 21 August, 2019 Scotframe used the Val-U-Therm PLUS® closed panel system to deliver a stunning home in Aberdeenshire for Cairnrowan Custom Homes
Glulam takes centre stage 21 August, 2019 The refurbishment of the Bristol Old Vic features Douglas fir glulam from Piveteaubois. Mike Jeffree reports
The global route to green building 21 August, 2019 Canadian architect, TED talker and leading advocate of wood building, Michael Green sees new mass or engineered timber as a prime material for meeting our mounting environmental challenges and growing housing needs. He spoke to Mike Jeffree
Forestry on parade 21 August, 2019 A forestry course has been developed which could provide employment for ex-service personnel


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