Wood Awards 2023 Deadline Extended to 30 June!

Wood Awards 2023 Deadline Extended to 30 June!
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Deadline Extended: Due to popular demand, we are giving entrants to the Wood Awards 2023 an extra week to get their submissions in. The new (and final) deadline is now 30 June, giving all wood enthusiasts, architects, craftspeople, and creative designers an opportunity to showcase their finest wood projects. The...
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Last chance to enter the Wood Awards 2023
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Celebrating the Timeless Beauty of Wood Calling all architects, designers, craftsmen, and wood enthusiasts! There is not long until the highly anticipated Wood Awards 2023 closes its doors. It is time to celebrate the elegance, versatility, and sustainable nature of wood, as we honour the exceptional creations that have pushed...
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forecast 2023
Ride out the choppy waters
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The long-term future for timber construction remains bright despite turbulent times ahead for 2023. The timber supply chain – alongside the wider construction industry – is facing stormy weather amidst gloomy economic projections for the UK in 2023, as recession looms and the cost of living pushes prices higher. But...
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Climate response retrofit
Getting into the details of retrofit in a timber frame
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In the fourth and final webinar of the #TDChallenge23 series, three retrofit experts got into the nitty gritty of detailing for timber frame buildings. Gervase Mangwana, Florence Collier and Beth Williams spoke about airtightness and moisture, M&E ventilation, and structural considerations. After presenting at last week’s talk on the AECB...
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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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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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The road to net zero
The road to net zero is paved with timber, explains TDUK’s Sustainability Director
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When you want to create a net zero carbon supply chain, sustainable timber has a lot of advantages.
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timber forest
A positive market outlook – despite reduced growth
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The market outlook for the timber industry remains strong despite concerns over rising inflation and reduced growth. Nick Boulton, head of technical and trade at Timber Development UK, explains. The timber industry experienced an interesting start to 2022 following the Russian invasion of Ukraine, and Timber Development UK’s latest market...
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design challenge
University Design Challenge: Hereford Southside winner announced
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The winners of the Timber Development UK Hereford Southside University Design Challenge (#TDchallenge22) have been announced following an incredibly competitive nine-month process.
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