A beacon of sustainable reuse built using reclaimed timber groynes

A beacon of sustainable reuse built using reclaimed timber groynes
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The Durley Chine Environmental Hub is a showcase of sustainable design using repurposed timber. Comprising a Passivhaus education building, a café kiosk and public toilets, this visionary building was designed by TDUK members Footprint Architects and WSP for BCP council. On the promenade of one of Bournemouth’s popular Blue Flag...
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Internal and external cladding: what you need to know
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Wood behaves differently outdoors because it is exposed to the changing seasonal elements, whereas inside it is protected and remains relatively dry. That’s why additional factors must be considered when working with timber cladding outdoors. Here, the Timber Decking & Cladding Association explains the facts you need to know. Timber...
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Timber Cladding
Timber Cladding: An Introduction
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In the UK, timber cladding is becoming increasingly popular, as more and more people appreciate its warm, natural appearance.   Bernie Roberts, National Product Manager for Cladding Solutions at International Timber, reveals the latest cladding trends and how to correctly specify and install timber cladding. The timber cladding market in the...
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Sustainable Accoya cladding adds stunning finish to contemporary farmhouse
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Sustainable Accoya cladding from International Timber has been used for the construction of a self-build farmhouse in Salisbury, designed by award-winning architect practice Adam Knibb Architects. Waldens Farm is a four-bed property located in West Grimstead with beautiful views of the surrounding landscape. Accoya timber cladding from International Timber features...
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Does your timber cladding measure up?
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The Timber Decking & Cladding Association (TDCA) is an independent, not-for-profit advisory body and is recognised as a reliable and authoritative source of expert opinion in the UK. British standard BS805-1: 2014: External Timber Cladding Part 1: Method of specification was specifically developed to cover the manufacture of external timber...
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New website for IRO Timber
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IRO Timber has launched a new website that better showcases its branding and the colours available from the IRO range. The new website has been upgraded to ensure improved navigation that lets users quickly and easily find what they are looking for, with everything listed on one page. It also...
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Brewing the ideal cladding solution
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A Costa Coffee drive-thru shines with sustainable Western Red Cedar cladding thanks to a partnership between International Timber, Jewson and Ascia Construction. The new Costa Coffee site is located at the Adanac Health and Innovation Campus in Southampton and will serve those working at and visiting the hospital site. The...
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architype cladding
Does timber cladding have thermal insulation or sound proofing properties?
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While timber cladding has many benefits, it’s a common misconception that it adds to the thermal insulation value (U-value) of a building, keeping more heat in and lowering energy bills. The Timber Decking & Cladding Association (TDCA) is keen to refute this myth and raise awareness across the industry to...
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untreated cladding
How well does untreated timber cope outdoors?
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Timber does not necessarily have to be treated to be used externally. It can provide robust results with an unparalleled aesthetic - free from chemical treatments. In this extract from TDUK's forthcoming Designing for Natural Durability, we showcase some great examples of buildings whose robust timber is weathering naturally and...
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The latest issue of Supplying Timber is out now!
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Packed with inspiring stories of stylish timber buildings, the new Supplying Timber magazine is out now. For all the latest timber supply news, legislative updates, new products and top tips for building with timber, look no further! Understanding American Red Oak The August/September issue is an essential read for anyone...
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