• >
  • Taking timber buildings to the next level

Taking timber buildings to the next level

The UK has led the way in pushing boundaries of building with timber over the past 20 years. It's time to take timber buildings to the next level!

The Better Timber Buildings conference on 15 November 2018 in London aspires to support individuals looking to hone their talents when it comes to designing superb structures in timber.

The day will involve four central sessions and attempts to unite inspirational case studies with hands-on guidance where high-performance is critical.

Learn from the best

  • Anthony Thistleton, Waugh Thistleton, will share his forecast on structural timber in the 2020s;
  • Paul Edwards, Arup, presents the Macallan Distillery, arguably one of the most complex timber structures ever built in the UK;
  • James Norman runs a timber building concept design masterclass using some extreme examples
  • Kelly Harrison, Heyne Tillett Steel, and Greg Cooper, Hybrid Structures, demonstrate practical impact of the new National Structural Timber Specification guide using recent case studies
  • Rupert Scott and Robin Lancashire, Trada, will talk fire safety requirements and durability of timber structures 
  • Marc Separovic, NHBC, introduces findings from the NHBC report on timber buildings
  • Oliver Booth, Gardiner & Theobald will advise on correct costing

Click here to download the full seminar brochure.

Book your ticket here.

Latest news

News

14.12.2022

Timber charities to support this Christmas

Looking for a different charity to support this Christmas? How about a timber charity?
Read more

Opinion

14.12.2022

The best wood buildings of 2022

From the Stirling Prize to Abba Voyage to a revived sea swimming pool, wood has played a...
Read more

Twitter

1 month, 1 week ago

As we approach the end of 2023, we would like to thank our Wood For Good community and supporters for their support… https://t.co/qPDbUPrn5Y

View all news

Get the Wood for Good Newsletter