Cladding

Weston Studio Western Red Cedar cladding
Know your wood: Western Red Cedar
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A native of North America, Western Red Cedar also grows in the UK. Both varieties are popular choices for timber exterior cladding.   A tall, conical, evergreen tree, it typically grows to a height of between 45m and 75m, with a diameter of 1m to 2.5m. The largest of the...
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Sustainable cladding provides perfect farmhouse finish
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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 striking four-bed property located in beautiful West Grimstead with views of the surrounding picturesque landscape.  Accoya timber cladding from...
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passivhaus
The personalised passivhaus with a place for everything
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With a refined barn-like form expressed in timber and locally sourced sandstone, the award-winning Godwit House feels at once agricultural and contemporary. Sitting on the plains of the Coquet Estuary in Northumbria, this bespoke home, designed by TDUK members Mawson Kerr Architects, claims its crown as (for now) the most...
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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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Timber Cladding for Building Refurbishment
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Timber cladding is often chosen to refresh elevations in refurbishment projects. It improves appearance and weather resistance, and acts as a rainscreen. If exterior insulation is added to a building to improve its thermal efficiency, timber cladding can protect it.
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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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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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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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