Case Study

James Latham helps museum tell stories of change
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James Latham has provided 450m2 of HONEXT for The Fitzwilliam Museum's 'Real Families: Stories of Change' exhibition. The carbon-neutral fibreboard was used as the finishing material for the show's temporary installations, replacing a large proportion of the painted MDF typically used for this purpose. The Cambridge-based Fitzwilliam Museum hosts a...
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A rather Royal viewing
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DHH Panel Products took great pride in supporting the RHS Resilient Garden at this year's Royal Hampton Court Palace Garden Show. A selection of hardwood and marine plywoods were used, including Eucalyptus Plywood and Okoume Marine Plywood. The Okoume was chosen for its moisture-resistant properties, which is particularly suitable for...
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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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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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Computer-cut plywood housing that smells great!
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Facit Homes designs and builds sustainable homes using plywood from UPM. Founder Bruce Bell explains why digital manufacturing techniques and BioBond gluing technology have enabled them to make computer-cut houses. Sustainability is about far more than identifying the right materials when Facit Homes plans a new low-carbon project. They assess...
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black and white building
Black & White Building takes Lathams back to the future
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TDUK member James Latham played a pivotal role in the development of the landmark Black & White Building in Shoreditch, London. The Black & White Building was completed in January 2023 as the latest in flexible workspaces from co-working provider The Office Group (TOG). Designed by Waugh Thistleton Architects and...
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Cambridge library
European oak adds warmth to Cambridge library
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More than £300,000 of European Oak timber was used to create the new Magdalene College Library in Cambridge. TDUK spoke to timber supplier James Latham to find out more. From Niall McLaughlin Architects’ initial sketches through to the delivery, fabrication and installation of engineered timber components, the new Magdalene College...
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A roof deck on top of the newly renovated Clifford's Tower
New lease of life for Clifford’s Tower
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Soaring timber columns create an impressive structure as part of the newly restored Clifford’s Tower in York, which was shortlisted for a 2022 Wood Award. © Dirk LindnerTimber columns support the roof deck at Clifford Tower Clifford’s Tower, once the keep of York Castle, is a scheduled monument perched on...
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