Is wood good for your health?

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The choice of materials we surround ourselves with could affect our well-being. Ed Suttie discusses research that suggests wood really is good. 


Article from Timber 2017 Industry Yearbook

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A place of refugenavigation-arrow

Winning both the Gold Award and the Structural Award in the 2016 Wood Awards, the newest Maggie’s Centre demonstrates how timber can be used to play a part in the process of therapy.


Article from Timber 2017 Industry Yearbook

01/03/2017 |  Magazine Article  

Construction Trade Survey August 2017navigation-arrow

Key survey findings include:

  • 22% of main building contractors, on balance, reported that construction output rose in the second quarter of 2017 compared with a year ago
  • 30% of specialist contractors reported a rise in output during Q2
  • 13% of civil engineers, on balance, reported an increase in workloads...

15/08/2017 |  CPA Construction Industry Forecast  

High performance: Olympic Park engineered timber architecture is a winnernavigation-arrow

The Timber Lodge and Tumbling Bay playground in London’s Queen Elizabeth Olympic Park, the first project of the park’s legacy phase, showcased the potential of natural and engineered timber for buildings in the landscape. Toby Maclean looks back at the landmark project.


Article from Timber 2017 Industry Yearbook

01/03/2017 |  Magazine Article