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timber neighbourhood
Planning permission granted for UK’s largest timber neighbourhood
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Human Nature’s radically sustainable plan for 685 new timber-frame homes for Lewes, in East Sussex, has been approved. One year after the proposal to transform a neglected 7.9-hectare brownfield site into a vibrant green neighbourhood was announced, the Phoenix development has been given the go ahead by the South Downs...
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‘Making buildings sing’ – a panel on timber retrofit and reuse
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After three days displaying the Wood Awards shortlist exhibition at gallery@Oxo on the Southbank, TDUK hosted a live talk as part of the Material Matters programme of sessions exploring material intelligence with architects and designers. Responding to Material Matter’s overarching concern with the reuse of waste materials and the sustainable...
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Pells Garden rain garden (Human Nature with Periscope)
The UK’S biggest timber development ever?
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The recently announced Phoenix Development in Lewes looks set to be the largest timber development the UK has ever seen. It is currently awaiting planning permission but, fingers crossed, it will provide 700 sustainably sourced timberframe homes. The developers, Human Nature, hope to kick-start a whole new revival in sustainable...
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‘An exoskeleton and a spider’ | working with the combustibles ban
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Dave Lomax from Waugh Thistleton Architects and Kelly Harrison from Whitby Wood consider the implications of recent fire safety regulations for mass timber construction.
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