Case study: Crosslam and glulam house
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Cavendish Avenue is a tree-lined suburban enclave rich in architectural character and domestic diversity. The houses are large yet individual, creating an interestingly disjointed street frontage. The new house - a contemporary 'villa' - replaces a 1930s detached house which was a crude amalgamation of modernist and rural cottage aesthetics, uncomfortably small and with a series of unfriendly spaces. TRADA's Membership and Marketing Manager, Rupert Scott, describes how the exemplary quality in design, scale and construction reinforce the architectural quality of the street.
Article from the TRADA Timber Industry Yearbook 2012
The well-known environmental advantages of using timber as a construction material, coupled with the wider technical and performance benefits of products such as cross-laminated timber (CLT) and glued laminated timber (glulam), are enabling the construction industry to deliver innovative and cost effective timber buildings.
Article from Timber 2016 Industry Yearbook
An update of British, European and International Standards relating to timber, including new and revised Standards, those withdrawn or amended and drafts now available for public comment, updated bimonthly
Cross-laminated timber panels are growing in popularity as architects and engineers realise the sustainability and cost-savings that can be achieved with this timber solution.
Article from In Touch with Timber Magazine Issue 14 (2014)