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The design and layout of the new student accommodation for Somerville College was determined by its setting within the complex ancient lanes and boundaries of the University. The University of Oxford has been developing the Radcliffe Observatory Quarter on the site of the old Radcliffe Infirmary; the development will contain faculty buildings for Humanities and Social Sciences.

Article from the TRADA Timber Industry Yearbook 2014

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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...

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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.



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Timber is a reasonably resilient material, but bad handling and poorly organised storage on building sites are major causes of damage and wastage.

This can affect your building costs, particularly for 'specials' or materials with a long delivery time. Replacements or remedial works may delay completion and result in...

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