News tagged in Timber Framing

  • The 3 timber high rises to look out for in 2018

    Published Friday 12th January, 2018

    We can all agree that 2017 was the year of timber high-rises – throughout the year we’ve seen...

  • The Benefits Of A Timber Frame Home

    Published Thursday 11th May, 2017

    Timber framed homes are sometimes looked upon as a bit of a puzzle, in both the sense of...

  • Let’s Get High: The Growing Trend Of Timber Buildings, An Insight

    Published Wednesday 26th April, 2017

    Gone are the days when a skyscraper would be created solely from steel beams and concrete. The future...

  • How can timber be used to reduce environmental impact of a new build?

    Published Tuesday 11th October, 2016

    Traditional building materials such as steel and concrete are having a huge impact on greenhouse gas emissions. It’s...

  • How to get started on your timber self-build

    Published Tuesday 2nd August, 2016

    Timber frame construction is favoured for self-build projects due to its durability, speed of erection, excellent thermal efficiency,...

  • How timber samples can reveal the age of a building

    Published Wednesday 17th February, 2016

    Castles and private homes across Powys, Mid Wales, are being investigated as part of a study to determine their age....

  • The Tallest Timber Framed Towers in the World

    Published Tuesday 9th February, 2016

    Wood is rising to new heights, in the 21st century, replacing steel and concrete as the architectural material. ...

  • What’s the difference between log and timber homes?

    Published Thursday 7th January, 2016

    Timber framing was the dominant design for home building in the world up to the late 19th century,...

  • The Rise of Cross Laminated Timber

    Published Tuesday 5th January, 2016

    We’ve always been avid followers of the popular-growing construction material CLT (cross-laminated timber) and lately, it seems wood...

  • History of Timber Framing

    Published Tuesday 3rd November, 2015

    Timber framing has been popular in building construction for thousands of years thanks to the sturdy, resilient qualities...

  • 5 Reasons Timber is Superior to Steel and Brick

    Published Thursday 30th July, 2015

    As well as being a historical favourite, timber is increasingly seen as a popular construction material for the...

  • 4 benefits of Hardwoods

    Published Thursday 28th May, 2015

    Hardwoods, such as oak, have been the construction timber of choice for centuries – proven popular in places...