July 2016 Newsletter - Timber stories from around the industry
The Wood for Good conference programme has brought together people from across the building and construction industry to discuss the role of timber in delivering housing in the UK.
New developments could make transparent wood commercially viable
Researchers at the KTH Royal Institute of Technology in Sweden are developing transparent wood that can be mass-produced and used in buildings in place of glass.
The timber frame market is continuing to grow faster than the UK economy despite a recent industry contraction.
A new urban quarter in Örebro, Sweden is set to primarily feature timber construction to serve as a vibrant new destination that shows off the use of renewable wood as a construction material.
Registration for the UK Construction Week Timber Expo at Birmingham's NEC is now open