Wood Awards 2022 Winners Announced

Wood Awards 2022 Winners Announced
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University of Cambridge’s ‘Homerton College Dining Hall’ is the UK’s best new timber building, having won the Gold Award at the Wood Awards in a ceremony yesterday evening. Elegant and impressive, the dining hall was praised by the judges for how it celebrates the integrity and inherent beauty of its...
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Excitement builds for Wood Awards following ‘live’ session
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Around 40 built environment professionals were treated to a special evening session with talks exploring three of the shortlisted entries to the Wood Awards, as momentum builds towards the Ceremony on 23 November. Each of the evening’s projects came from the commercial section of the Wood Awards and made use...
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Wood Awards Exhibition at the Building Centre
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A free exhibition featuring the thirty-two shortlisted projects for this year’s Wood Awards will be on display at the Building Centre in London, from 31 October – 10 December 2022. Showcasing a stunning array of British architecture and design using wood, this special exhibit will feature building models from 14...
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ABBA Arena - Front of House and Rainscreen - Copyright Dirk Lidner, via Wood Awards
Gimme Gimme Gimme glulam after midnight! Find out all about the ABBA Arena
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Timber has played a fundamental role in building the ABBA Arena - the venue purpose-built for the Swedish supergroup’s spectacular comeback concert. The ABBA Arena, a demountable 3,000 capacity venue designed by Stufish Entertainment Architects, will be home to ABBA’s digital comeback concert until May 2023. While the ‘avatar’ technology...
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Timber Building NMITE NAPIER
Upskill yourself on timber with our packed Knowledge Library and Timber TED courses
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Timber Development UK has embarked on a new strategic partnership to put knowledge at your fingertips. It is widely recognised that there is a knowledge gap for specification of timber products among trainee architects, engineers and those in related studies. To close this gap, a new strategic partnership between Timber...
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2002's student participants, gathered at NMITE
TDUK’s University Design Challenge: educating the next generation of designers
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A key part of Timber Development UK’s remit is to help educate the next generation of architects and built environment professionals on the importance of designing with timber. Our popular University Design Challenge series helps do just that. Tabitha Binding, head of education and engagement at TDUK, explains. A key...
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the black & white building
The structural secrets behind London’s tallest timber office building
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The Black & White Building is London’s tallest engineered-timber office building. It contains no concrete above the ground floor slab. Its frame uses timber to provide all the strength and adaptability of steel. Standing 17.8m tall, the 6-storey Black & White Building is an ingenious example of timber construction. It...
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TimberTED - Sign up to new course.
Register your interest now for new timber engineering and design course
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Prospective learners are being called on to register their interest for new Timber Technology Engineering Design courses from the New Model Institute for Technology and Engineering (NMITE). Two new 12-week courses are now on offer for built environment professionals to learn how to design and build net zero structures using...
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riba stirling prize 2022
RIBA Stirling Prize Shortlist Announced
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Timber returns to the RIBA Stirling Prize shortlist. The shortlist for the prestigious RIBA Stirling Prize 2022 has been announced, with two timber buildings – the Magdalene College Library and Sands End Arts and Community Centre – making up two of the six shortlisted entrants. Designed by Niall McLaughlin Architects,...
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