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Waugh Thistleton selected for key EU wood construction project
18 October, 2019
Waugh Thistleton Architects has been selected as the UK partner in a consortium receiving significant EU innovation funding to explore ways of increasing the use of wood in construction, a key step toward combatting climate change.
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Swedish wood style wows design fair visitors
Monday, October 07, 2019 While glulam was featuring at King’s Cross during the London Design Fair, Swedish designers showcased their designs in a temple-like Swedish pavilion clad in factory-finished white oiled Swedish pine.
Glulam sculpture speaks sustainable wood to Londoners
Monday, October 07, 2019 Two 5.5m interactive sculptures made from PEFC-certified Douglas fir glulam greeted Kings Cross, London commuters between September 13-22 as part of the London Design Festival.
Palmako launches new €12m glulam line in Estonia
Thursday, September 05, 2019 Estonian laminated timber specialist Palmako AS has introduced what it calls the most modern glulam production line in the country.
Last chance to enter TTJ Awards 2019 judged categories!
Friday, July 19, 2019 Judged entries for the TTJ Awards 2019 need to be submitted by close of play on Monday July 22.
UK timber football stadium plan kicked into touch by council
Wednesday, June 19, 2019 Plans to build the first UK football stadium out of wood have been rejected by councillors.
Södra to invest in second CLT plant
Thursday, May 09, 2019 Södra has decided to invest in an additional cross-laminated timber (CLT) facility at Värö, Sweden and aims to become a leader in CLT within the Nordic region.
TTJ Awards voting under way!
Monday, April 29, 2019 Voting has got under way in the TTJ Awards 2019 voted categories.
ICC code changes to allow CLT construction up to 18 storeys
Friday, January 04, 2019 The International Code Council (ICC) has approved an entire package of 14 tall mass timber code change proposals which will see some CLT buildings allowed up to 18 storeys.
Wood Awards’ top prize won by Storey’s Field Centre & Eddington Nursery
Wednesday, November 21, 2018 The Mears Group Gold Award winner of this year’s Wood Awards is Storey’s Field Centre & Eddington Nursery, Cambridge.
Havwoods announces three senior roles
Monday, November 12, 2018 International wood flooring specialist, Havwoods Ltd has announced three appointments to the company: Mari Daly, European marketing manager, and business development managers, Philip Jones and Steve Clent.
TRADA focuses on Better Timber Buildings
Monday, October 22, 2018 TRADA and Exova BM TRADA have joined forces to hold The Better Timber Buildings conference in London on November 15.
TTJ Awards judged entry finalists vying for glory
Tuesday, September 11, 2018 Finalists in the TTJ Awards judged categories now only have 10 days before they find out if they have won.
TRA in project-led refocus
Wednesday, June 06, 2018 The Trussed Rafter Association (TRA) continues to grow in influence and membership. But, operating in a competitive, ever-evolving industry, it can’t afford to be complacent, hence the need for a fundamental shift in its operation and structure.
DTE orders second Stromab crosscut
Monday, June 04, 2018 DTE has ordered a second Stromab crosscut for its Ilkeston depot after successfully installing a first machine for the automated cutting of I-Joists.
Hardwood CLT structure to star at London Design Festival
Wednesday, May 23, 2018 Waugh Thistleton Architects, the American Hardwood Export Council (AHEC) and ARUP are collaborating to present ‘MultiPly’, a modular cross-laminated tulipwood pavilion in central London for the London Design Festival.
£100k awarded to innovative timber construction systems
Wednesday, April 11, 2018 Construction Scotland Innovation Centre (CSIC) and The Forestry Commission Scotland (FCS) have awarded £100,000 of support to seven companies who want to design and develop innovative wood-based products and systems for the construction sector.
Wood Awards launches call for entries
Wednesday, March 14, 2018 The Wood Awards: Excellence in British Architecture and Product Design has launched its 2018 call for entries.
Tomorrow’s designers wow with timber multi-storey car park project
Wednesday, February 28, 2018 A talented multidisciplinary team from some of Britain’s best-known universities has won TRADA’s undergraduate Urban Buzz competition to design a timber multi-storey car park.
DTE plans major role in UK glulam sector
Friday, February 02, 2018 Donaldson Timber Engineering (DTE) has set its sights on becoming the UK’s market leader in the design and supply of secondary processed glulam.

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