Education

Retrofit
Knowledge sharing panel on AECB Retrofit
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In partnership with AECB, BE-ST, Edinburgh Napier University, NMITE and Passivhaus Trust, TDUK has programmed a series of webinars on climate responsive retrofit to support the 2023 university challenge. The challenge asks interdisciplinary teams to form to design, engineer and cost a retrofit scheme for an existing timber frame building...
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Climate response
The ins and outs of the EnerPHit retrofit standard
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In the second #TDChallenge23 webinar, three professionals working at the forefront of retrofit in the UK provided a closer look at the EnerPHit standard. EnerPhit is a passive house standard specifically intended for existing building projects. To learn more about what it is and how to do it, we heard...
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timber technology
New courses promote timber technology
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A new series of Timber Technology Engineering Design courses are being launched, following a successful pilot, to encourage built environment professionals to embrace designing with timber and build net zero structures.    The Timber TED courses have been developed by the New Model Institute for Technology & Engineering (NMITE), in...
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climate responsive retrofit
In it together – a panel on climate responsive retrofit
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With presentations by three leading retrofit advocates, a recent webinar hosted by TDUK University Design Challenge 2023 offered insights into climate-responsive retrofit from the perspectives of an architect, engineer and landscape architect. Despite its critical importance, retrofit is not, yet, common practice – and is likely to be one of...
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TimberTED - Sign up to new course.
Make the most of our timber knowledge
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Knowledge is the most powerful weapon that any company can have at its disposal – and that’s especially true for builders’ and timber merchants. Timber Development UK’s David Hopkins reveals the latest educational resources available to timber and builders’ merchants. The merger of the Timber Trade Federation and the Timber...
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what is clt
CLT Handbook
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The CLT Handbook is to help structural engineers and architects to design structures using cross-laminated timber (CLT).
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Joinery handbook
Joinery handbook – for softwood furniture production
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Aimed at small carpenters, students, and at the larger companies working in the production and design of furniture and furnishings mainly in softwood.
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Climate Responsive Retrofit: University Design Challenge 2023
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We need our future professionals to understand the complexity and embrace the constraints and challenges. Which is why #TDChallenge23 is focused on retrofit.
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Design of timber structures
Design of timber structures Volume 1
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The book series Design of timber structures Volume 1–3 has been produced to make it easier for structural designers to calculate timber structures and it is adapted to Eurocodes. It is being used for higher education at universities and institutes.
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Design of timber structures
Design of timber structures Volume 2
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The book series Design of timber structures Volume 1–3 has been produced to make it easier for structural designers to calculate timber structures and it is adapted to Eurocodes. It is being used for higher education at universities and institutes.
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