New opportunities in timber education

As the Centre for Advanced Timber Technology (CATT) continues to change perceptions surrounding timber design, we spoke to CATT Director, Robert Hairstans about its deep focus on education and skills development.
27th November 2023

A challenging housing market: the case for timber

2023 has been a financially challenging year with high interest rates and the cost-of-living crisis squeezing budgets for everybody. Andrew Orriss from the Structural Timber Association (STA) examines how timber can help bring economic...
24th November 2023

Wood Award winners crowned

New Temple Complex has been crowned the UK's best new timber building, having won the Gold Award at the Wood Awards in a ceremony at Carpenters Hall yesterday evening. The multi-faith community complex, designed by...
23rd November 2023

Mass timber lessons

Officially opened in June and operated by the University of Strathclyde, the new £11.8million National Manufacturing Institute Scotland (NMIS) is winning many plaudits for its sustainable mass timber building.
23rd November 2023

Waugh Thistleton named Architect of the Year in AJ Architecture Awards 2023

The practice, which this year completed central London's tallest engineered-timber building, has been recognised for its cutting-edge, sustainable architecture What a year it has been for Waugh Thistleton. The practice is...
22nd November 2023