Levelling the playing field

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The timber industry is taking on its competitors with the soon-to-be-published national specification for timber.

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List of Wood Information Sheetsnavigation-arrow

This document contains a fully comprehensive list of all the most up to date Wood Information Sheets (WIS) published by TRADA. Available to members for free or non-members for £12.00, these Wood Information Sheets provide technical guidance related to almost every timber topic under the sun.



  • Timber -...

17/07/2017 |  Wood Information Sheet  

Innovation and sustainability. Wood products for architectsnavigation-arrow

Recent advances in timber technology and engineering have expanded the potential of building with wood. The development of new products and component manufacturing has allowed the construction of longer spans, the erection of multi-storey timber frame buildings, the forming of compound curved surfaces, the volumetric prefabrication and modular systems and...

01/01/2004 |  Info from other organisation  

Timber frame: modern and truly sustainablenavigation-arrow

Dr Robert Hairstans, Head of the Centre for Off-site Construction & Innovative Structures at Edinburgh Napier University, outlines the advantages of off-site construction techniques with sustainability in mind.

Timber, in many respects, is the ideal construction material. It is strong in both tension and compression, it has a high...

01/01/2011 |  Magazine Article