Design

A sustainable future is built on good design. Learn from leading experts on timber design through our ever-growing library of knowledge.

Wood is a low-carbon, versatile, high quality, and intelligent solution to many modern design problems. Anyone involved in the built environment, whether architect, engineer, or other, should know how to use this essential material.

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UK Construction Week
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    UK Construction Week (UKCW) is the UK's largest built environment event.

04 - 06 October
Birmingham
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Featured resources

Design for timber structures Volume 1

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.

Design of timber structures Volume 3

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.

Design of timber structures Volume 2

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.

Decorative timber flooring

Explore different aspects and benefits of using decorative timber flooring, where different species provide its own appearance and performance

Case studies

In 2015, the architectural practice Squire and Partners purchased a dilapidated three storey department store in the centre of Brixton.

In 2019 an explosion of colour appeared on the sedate lawn of Dulwich Picture Gallery. It was the Colour Palace, a timber pavilion painted in exuberant geometric patterns and stripes in a kaleidoscope of zinging neon colours.