News

Can offsite construction be the answer to our green ambitions?

Construction 2025, the joint government and industry strategy, outlines some extremely ambitious targets for the UK construction sector Within the next five years both construction-related emissions and project delivery times must be halved, while...
5th March 2020

New Forms Of Timber Design

Technology is taking timber into new architectural and engineering territory. Peter Wilson, architect and Director of Timber Design Initiatives, highlights some recent developments that may have huge...
25th February 2020

How engineered timber solutions are driving innovation in building

Structural timber technology is seriously reducing carbon emissions and the sector is witnessing unprecedented demand for sustainable advanced offsite manufactured solutions. Andrew Carpenter from the Structural Timber Association discusses the...
25th February 2020

How modular housing can launch a self-build boom

Built & Spaces director Steve Wilkie discusses how modular housebuilding could be the answer to the UK’s self-build boom Our nation lags a long way behind the world when it comes to self-build homes – but modular housebuilding could be the...
25th February 2020

Skanska and Ikea sign first UK offsite homes deals

Skanska and Ikea’s offsite homes joint venture, BoKlok UK, has exchanged contracts on its first three developments. The first three sites, across the south and south west of England, are in Worthing, Bristol and Peacehaven. Together, they will...
25th February 2020
 
 
PEFC
CADS
PEFC
CADS
PEFC
CADS