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In conversation with Tom Wilson, Curio Studio

Tom Wilson, designer of  ‘Forest Dwellers’ – everyone’s forever, eye-catching, loveable African animals – talks to the Timber Trade Federation on his design idea and wider sustainability inspirations. Tom Wilson started Curio Studio in 2013, as a practicing architect “born out of a desire to practice a more complete creating process, enabling design and making to inform one another, in ...

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Everything you wanted to know about FLEGT

Answering questions generated through our Conversations about Climate Change competition, exhibition and event series, David Hopkins divulges into ‘Everything you wanted to know about FLEGT but were afraid to ask’. Forest Law Enforcement Governance and Trade (FLEGT) is the EU’s Action Plan to eradicate illegal logging and associated trade. Working with fifteen tropical countries to establish their own country specific laws, ...

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In conversation: Tropical timber & FLEGT

Last month (August 2020), ACAN’s Kat Scott conversed with David Hopkins on climate change and tropical timber ahead of the Timber Trade Federation’s Conversations about Climate Change exhibition. Shedding light on the importance of governance in tropical forests and particularly focusing on the FLEGT (EU Forest Law Enforcement Governance and Trade Action Plan) framework – David Hopkins, set out the ...

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Conversations about climate change winners

The Timber Trade Federation’s Conversations about Climate Change competition – promoting the EU FLEGT Action Plan and the importance of specifying with timber for the climate emergency – is evolving smoothly. The Timber Trade Federation’s Conversations about Climate Change design competition, encouraged designers, architects, specifiers and craftspeople to consider their role of timber specifications for the climate emergency and how ...

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Announcing the winners – Conversationalists

We proudly announce the winners of Conversations about Climate Change, which will be exhibited at the Building Centre in London throughout November. Following an incredibly tough judging session on the 2nd September, we are extremely proud to announce the winners of Conversations about Climate Change. The competition set the challenge for designers, architects and makers to design an object that ...

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Conversations about climate change : CLOSED

The Timber Trade Federation’s Conversations about Climate Change design competition in collaboration with the Building Centre, has now closed. We announce the closure of our Conversations about Climate Change design competition – in collaboration with the Building Centre, supported by the UK Government Department for International Development. Conversations about Climate Change, a design competition setting architects, designers and craftspeople the challenge of ...

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In conversation with Kat Scott

2020 was meant to be the ‘year of climate action’ and super year for the climate and forests. At the Timber Trade Federation, we are eager to continue these much needed conversations. Our first ‘In Conversation with’ was with Kat Scott, Architects’ Climate Action Network coordinator. Kat facilitated discussion from ACAN, engaging with David Hopkins, CEO of the Timber Trade ...

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Conversations about climate change : Vanessa Norwood

Vanessa Norwood, Creative Director at the Building Centre, talks about the Timber Trade Federations and Building Centre’s, ‘Conversations about Climate Change’ timber design competition. “We are really excited to be working with the Timber Trade Federation on Conversations about Climate Change. It is a competition – and we want as many people to enter as possible. So we’re asking designers, ...

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In conversation with…

As we reach the end of Conversations about Climate Change timber design competition, we announce the next stage of our FLEGT communications. 2020 was meant to be the ‘year of climate action’ and super year for the climate and forests. This was partly through the COP26 talks, scheduled to be held in Glasgow during November. David Hopkins, CEO of the Timber Trade Federation ...

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Conversations about climate change : David Hopkins

David Hopkins, CEO of the Timber Trade Federation – the UK’s main trade body for timber importers, distributors, and merchants across the country, divulges into the TTF and Building Centre’s ‘Conversations about Climate Change’. “We are running an exhibition in conjunction with the Building Centre, here [in London], called Conversations about Climate Change. As most people know, forests and timber are ...

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