News

26 September 2016

A Chichester-based timber and builders merchant has unveiled its new, improved timber mill with a special launch event.

23 September 2016

Crucial issues for the UK’s woodland sector will be under discussion at next month’s National Wood Fuel Conference.

21 September 2016

A modified timber construction material has been used to create a flagship eco-building for this year’s London Design Festival.

20 September 2016

The projects that made it onto the shortlist for this year’s Wood Awards will be on display at the London Olympia this week.

16 September 2016

Södra has set itself an ambitious set of sustainability goals, setting them on an equal footing with its financial targets, as it seeks to become a leader in the shift towards a so-called bioeconomy.

14 September 2016

A timber-frame engineering company has thrown its weight into the housing market with the launch of its own housebuilding business.

13 September 2016

Essex-based Mumford & Wood has welcomed Adrian Sunter to the business as national sales director.

12 September 2016

An oriented strand board (OSB) made the frame for more than its photogenic qualities when it came to the construction of a bespoke photographic studio in Sussex.

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Features

With an increased emphasis on modern methods of construction and the benefits of off-site manufacturing, the steel industry is increasingly developing new systems for homes of the future, writes Phil Bloomfield, and he says it could even challenge the dominance of timber-framed houses in the years to come

Building Information Modelling – or BIM as it is more commo