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Meet our Climate Conversations judges

With just over five weeks to go until our Conversations about Climate Change competition closes (24th August), we announce our exciting, expert judging panel carefully selected with the Building Centre.  Conversations about Climate Change, a collaboration between the Timber Trade Federation and the Building Centre in London tasks architects, designers and craftspeople with creating innovative, playful and thought-provoking designs using ...

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The positive social and environmental impact of material specification

The role of material specification in helping designers achieve a positive social and environmental impact is something most are now beginning to understand.  This is good news. Timber already has the lowest carbon footprint of any mainstream building material, and specifiers can look for a range of chain-of-custody and certification schemes to give assurance over the wider social and environmental ...

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Five Brunel University students shortlisted for innovative product designs in Kebony competition

Five students have had their designs shortlisted in a product design competition, held by Kebony, a leader in the production of sustainable modified woods, in partnership with Brunel University London.

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Kebony and Brunel University London launch design competition for students

Kebony, a leader in the production of sustainable modified woods, has launched a competition with Brunel University London, which will give 140 students the opportunity to work with Kebony wood to create a design object.

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Modern Timber House book predicts future for housebuilding with wood

A new book is being published this month celebrating the use of timber technologies in residential design and construction over the last 10 years and the technical innovations that are now shaping the future of UK housing.

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