Joined-Up Business 4 Issue

Date Published

21 September 2021

Document Type





Wood shortages have characterised the first half of 2021 and the supply situation is set to remain tight for the rest of the year across all product categories, from softwoods to hardwoods and panel products. Keeping in touch with each other – suppliers, manufacturers and fit-out contractors – at least enables us all to understand the situation and communicate the reasons to customers.

Case studies

The award-winning Homerton College Dining Hall by Feilden Fowles celebrates the structural capability and natural beauty of timber by forging a modern response to traditional forms of construction.

The David Douglas Pavilion, a small but innovative new building constructed almost entirely of Douglas fir, is the central feature of the Scottish Plant Collectors Garden at Pitlochry.