TDUK sponsors Timber Trader of the Year at the TTJ Awards

TDUK sponsors Timber Trader of the Year at the TTJ Awards
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Who is going to be crowned this year’s Timber Trader of the Year at the TTJ Awards? Voting in this year’s TTJ Awards – the annual search for the best-performing UK timber industry companies – runs until June 19. The Awards – to be held at the Hilton London Bankside...
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Wood Awards ‘advances the broader adoption of timber in architecture’ say past winners
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As the deadline for entering the Wood Awards approaches, two previous Buildings award winners explain what the Wood Awards means to them and why they chose to enter. Citing the quality of work, the comprehensive approach to selection and judging, and the enhanced exposure of projects, past winners emphasised the...
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A year of timber design and innovation
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The 2023 Wood Awards showcased stunning timber projects from across the UK. With entries for 2024 now open, we look back at the winners from last year's competition. The winners of the 2023 Wood Awards stand as testament to the thriving creativity and ingenuity within the timber community.  This year,...
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The Wood Awards 2024: Call for Entries Now Open!
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Enter the Wood Awards by 24 May (for free!) to join our celebration of the very best of timber design, craftsmanship and installation. The Wood Awards is the UK’s premier competition for architecture and product design in wood - setting the benchmark, year-on-year, for timber excellence. With ten dedicated categories,...
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designtimber webinar
New designTimber talks – learn from architects, engineers & specialists advancing timber design
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Timber Development UK are delighted to host a third series of lunchtime designTimber webinars featuring exemplary timber buildings from the 2023 Wood Awards winners and shortlist. These monthly webinars will be presented by the multi-disciplinary design and delivery teams behind a diverse range of inspiring projects, from high-rise urban offices...
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‘Flowing and beautifully functional’ – the award winning bespoke oak chest
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A meticulously considered, scorched oak chest, Serenade, by John Makepeace OBE, has taken the top prize in the Bespoke category in the Wood Awards. Inspired by the ancient hollowed-out tree trunks that were used to carry the possessions of those on the move, this chest of drawers accommodates the personal...
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Community design initiative takes top prize with volunteer-built furniture project
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Mentsen, together with The Exchange – an Erith-based community group – has taken out the top prize in the ‘Production’ category of the Wood Awards with their project ‘The Exchange table and chairs’. In a true achievement of sustainable, skilful community-led design and production, these collapsible and stackable oak tables...
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Refurbished council flat with ‘AI-generated’ engravings wins interior design award
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The ‘intelligently designed’ Dragon Flat, by Tsuruta Architects, has taken the top prize for interior design at the Wood Awards 2023. Subtly reconfiguring the layout of a 1950s duplex council flat in West London, Tsuruta Architects has created a delightful and personal space that enriches the lives of its occupants...
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Spruce House & Studio named UK’s best new timber home
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‘Contemporary, calm and monastic’ – this East-London timber home designed by ao-ft has won the top prize for the Private category at this year’s Wood Awards. All photos © Rory Gardiner This newly built East London home and self-contained garden studio celebrates the beauty and sustainable nature of cross-laminated timber (CLT),...
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Black & White Building
‘A pioneering achievement’ – timber office complex wins 2 prizes
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The Black & White Building is a double winner in the Wood Awards 2023 – with the Waugh Thistleton Architect-designed timber office block taking out both the Commercial and Sustainability categories. This 17.8-metre-high mass timber office complex, commissioned by forward thinking developers The Office Group (TOG), stands tall as a...
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