Designing Timber | Issue 07

cover of Designing Timber issue 7
Designing Timber | Issue 07
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Issue 7 of Designing Timber, a magazine from Timber Development UK (TDUK) dedicated to architects, designers and anyone working with timber.
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Cover of Designing Timber Issue 6
Designing Timber | Issue 06
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Issue 6 of Designing Timber, a magazine from Timber Development UK (TDUK) dedicated to architects, designers and anyone working with timber.
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Timber Acoustic Regulations_Build_Principles
Timber Acoustic Regulations
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Building Acoustic Regulations require that occupants be “reasonably protected” from noise. Timber design can help achieve this requirement.
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Cover of InFutuReWood research summary
InFutuReWood: use and reuse of wood building components
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A promising use for secondary timber is in secondary engineered wood products (EWPs) like cross laminated secondary timber (CLST) or glue laminated secondary timber (GLST). These products offer enhanced structural performance, and also allow the combination of new timber and secondary timber to balance out potential uncertainty or lower mechanical...
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Embodied Carbon
2024 Embodied Carbon Data for Timber Products
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Although timber is classed as a low embodied carbon construction material, different timber products will have different embodied carbon values depending on the energy inputs during processing and transportation.
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Designing Timber 5
Designing Timber | Issue 05
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Fifth edition of Designing Timber, a magazine from Timber Development UK (TDUK) dedicated to architects, designers and anyone working with timber.
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cover of Lightweight Timber Frame Construction, a Knowledge Sheet from TDUK
Lightweight Timber Frame Construction
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As a renewable resource, lightweight timber frame has lower embodied energy than comparable building materials. It also achieves excellent thermal and acoustic performance, and high durability.
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Offsite Timber Construction
Modern Methods and Offsite Timber Construction
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Modern methods of construction focus on offsite construction techniques, including factory production and pre-assembly of components, to build faster and more efficiently than traditional construction approaches.
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Timber Construction in Flood Prone Sites
Timber Construction in Flood Prone Sites
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Timber construction must be adapted for maximum resilience in areas where flooding is likely.
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Using Structural Insulated Panels (SIPs)
Using Structural Insulated Panels (SIPs)
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Structural insulated panels (SIPs) are prefabricated, high performance, lightweight building panels. They achieve roof and wall U-value targets, provide good levels of airtightness, and can be custom designed for each application.
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