Design challenge

Climate response retrofit
Getting into the details of retrofit in a timber frame!
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In the fourth and final webinar of the #TDChallenge23 series, three retrofit experts got into the nitty gritty of detailing for timber frame buildings. Gervase Mangwana, Florence Collier and Beth Williams spoke about airtightness and moisture, M&E ventilation, and structural considerations. Build tight… After presenting at last week’s talk on...
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Knowledge sharing panel on AECB Retrofit
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In partnership with AECB, BE-ST, Edinburgh Napier University, NMITE and Passivhaus Trust, TDUK has programmed a series of webinars on climate responsive retrofit to support the 2023 university challenge. The challenge asks interdisciplinary teams to form to design, engineer and cost a retrofit scheme for an existing timber frame building...
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The ins and outs of the EnerPHit retrofit standard
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In the second #TDChallenge23 webinar, three professionals working at the forefront of retrofit in the UK provided a closer look at the EnerPHit standard. EnerPhit is a passive house standard specifically intended for existing building projects. To learn more about what it is and how to do it, we heard...
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#TDChallenge23
In it together – a panel on climate responsive retrofit
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With presentations by three leading retrofit advocates, a recent webinar hosted by TDUK University Design Challenge 2023 offered insights into climate-responsive retrofit from the perspectives of an architect, engineer and landscape architect. Despite its critical importance, retrofit is not, yet, common practice – and is likely to be one of...
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Climate Responsive Retrofit: University Design Challenge 2023
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We need our future professionals to understand the complexity and embrace the constraints and challenges. Which is why #TDChallenge23 is focused on retrofit.
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Winners of the hereford southside: University design challenge announced
Winners of the hereford southside: University design challenge announced
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The winners of the Timber Development UK Hereford Southside University Design Challenge (#TDchallenge22) have been announced following an incredibly competitive nine-month process.
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An exciting month ahead for TDUK
An exciting month ahead for TDUK
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As we head into July, I thought it would be a good time to provide a quick update on the exciting activities happening at TDUK.
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