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Norwegian contractor building ‘world’s tallest timber building’

Norwegian timber specialist Moelven has announced that it is building an 80m-tall mixed-use building in its home town of Brumunddal, about 100km north of Oslo. Moelven says its building, the Mjøstårnet, will be the tallest all-timber tower in...
11th December 2017

Hawkins\Brown uses engineered wood to build swimming pool for City of London Freemen's School

Architecture firm Hawkins\Brown used two types of engineered timber to build this swimming facility at a school in Surrey, England. Located at the City of London Freemen's School in Ashtead, the swimming pool building boasts an exposed timber...
27th November 2017

Record Turnover for Glasgow Construction Group

A leading Glasgow construction and manufacturing group has reported a strong year with turnover exceeding £134 million – up 18 per cent on 2016’s figures. Profit before taxation also significantly increased on the previous year to over...
21st November 2017

Metsä Wood: Building a modular wooden home

The Fondation des Amis de Médecins du Monde organized a competition to provide homes for people who are currently in precarious living conditions in Toulouse, France. A participating team from L'Ecole Nationale Supérieure d'Architecture de...
20th November 2017

Housing minister hits heights at innovative Sanctuary project

Housing minister Kevin Stewart visited Scotland’s tallest timber building at a Sanctuary Homes project in Glasgow. Cross-Laminated Timber (CLT) has been used to build a £6 million seven-storey superstructure in Yoker, just yards from the River...
11th November 2017
 
 
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