Ty Unnos - a house in one night
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As part of TRADA's 75th Anniversary competition, Coed Cymru won TRADA funding to further develop the Ty Unnos project and demonstrate to industry the benefits of innovative design and locally sourced materials. The particular objective of the awards was to pat for TRADA to conduct a rigorous assessment leading to a European Technical Approval (ETA) for the building system. Design Engineer Ramona Stoicescu was closely involved with the research.
ï»¿Article from In Touch with Timber Issue 3 (Winter 2010)
The Eurocodes are a series of standards that establish common rules across the European Economic Area (EEA) for structural design using any material. They allow a designer to prove compliance with the requirements of the European Construction Product Regulation and national Building Regulations.
BS EN 1995, more commonly...
Senior structural engineer, TRADA Technology Ltd, Dr Keerthi Ranasinghe urges timber and wood suppliers to consider CE marking or third-party certification to take advantage of the way Eurocode 5 has changed the approach to designing in timber.
The key aim of the Eurocodes has been to create a common...
Summary of selected timber research projects presented at World Conference on Timber Engineering 2016
The World Conference on Timber Engineering 2016 was a major event for structural timber research and development. This Research Summary discusses a selection of the presentations, covering topics such as:
- product innovation
- structural use of hardwoods
- use of timber in Japan
- system build
- building performance, and
- engineering problems.