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Modern Timber House predicts future for housebuilding with wood
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Modern Timber House predicts future for housebuilding with...

A new book is being published this month celebrating the many ways in which different timber technologies have been used in residential design and construction over the last 10 years and the technical innovations that are now shaping the future of UK housing.Modern Timber House is being launched at an evening reception held by Wood for Good at the Building Centre on Thursday 28 September.Commissioned by Wood for Good in collaboration with the Forestry Commission Scotland and written by architect and timber building expert Peter Wilson, the book looks at housing in the years 2007 to 2017, starting just before the major economic crash and ending with a look...

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Minister announces social housing green paper

The government is to bring forward a green paper on social housing in England.In the wake of Grenfell, the green paper will look at safety issues but will also look at the overall...

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European Construction Institute joins BRE

The European Construction Institute (ECI) has become part of BRE alongside Constructing Excellence.Working with and for its membership, the ECI mission is to drive project execution and...

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Ibstock donation helps cement skills of construction...

Ibstock, the UK’s largest brick maker, is playing its part in ensuring construction... Read More

MiTek Posi-Joist just keeps getting better

A year of investment in Posi-Joist technology continues with new fire tests and a new... Read More