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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Raise awareness of timber’s sustainability benefits
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More timber must be used in construction projects to help create a net-zero carbon construction supply chain, says a recent report from the Environmental Audit Committee. TDUK’s David Hopkins explains how timber merchants and the wider supply chain can unite to make this goal a reality. A new report from...
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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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How Cullinan Studio use timber design to enrich their clients’ environments
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Carol Costello, architect and practice leader at Cullinan Studio, explains why they love working with timber and how they use the natural world to enrich people’s lives through the buildings they design. Cullinan Studio is an architectural practice committed to restoring the connection between people and nature. Founded by RIBA...
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