CLT Handbook

CLT Handbook

Date Published

26 October 2022

Document Type


CLT Handbook

Welcome to the UK online edition of the Swedish Wood CLT Handbook, which has been updated and revised for the UK market in collaboration with Arup, Swedish suppliers of cross-laminated timber, and the industry body Swedish Wood.

The aim of the CLT Handbook is to help structural engineers and architects to design structures using cross-laminated timber (CLT). The handbook describes CLT as a construction material, as well as methods of design.


Key Information

Expand on CLT knowledge with the publication of “Moisture-proof CLT construction without a full temporary shelter“. It provides guidance on how to handle CLT elements when building without a full shelter. It is intended to help project planners and builders achieve an industrial and dampproof CLT build.

Case studies

The buildings, which have been developed at CAT over the last 40 years, illustrate a miniature history of green building, demonstrating changing priorities and possibilities.

The practice 6a architects has reconfigured and extended a large early-twentieth century house in Devon.