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Timber Briefing - July 2016

July 2016 Newsletter - Timber stories from around the industry


Wood AwardsRole of timber in delivering UK housing: Wood for Good conferences

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.


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Healthy BUildings

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.

 



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UK timber frame market outpaces economy

The timber frame market is continuing to grow faster than the UK economy despite a recent industry contraction.

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Timber district harnesses wood to reduce carbon footprint

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.

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UK Construction Week: Registration for Timber Expo now open

Registration for the UK Construction Week Timber Expo at Birmingham's NEC is now open

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