Structural Insulated Panel Systems: Delivering energy efficient buildings

The dynamic and fast-moving pace of the structural timber sector delivers a vast array of buildings through innovative construction methods. Here, Andrew Carpenter, chief executive of the Structural Timber Association, discusses the benefits of...
27th March 2020

MMC Champion Visits Timber Frame Facility

At the end of 2019 Mark Farmer accepted a new role as the independent champion for Modern Methods of Construction (MMC). His mission, to modernise housing delivery, has seen him become a major figure in the offsite sector. As part...
26th March 2020

Secure Your Place at the Offsite Event of the Year

Rarely does an event get such overwhelmingly positive feedback in its launch year but Offsite Expo 2019 certainly exceeded expectations. The commendations for this event were universal – visitors, sponsors, speakers and exhibitors all...
10th March 2020

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

Forest Green stadium architect makes case for timber

The architect behind plans for a timber stadium for football team Forest Green Rovers has made the case for using the material because of its environmental and aesthetic properties. The stadium’s superstructure will be “97 per cent”...
4th March 2020