Timber as a renewable material

This unit covers the following topics:

Environmental benefits of timber
Deforestation and replanting

Level
Introduction | Intermediate | Advanced
Relevance
50%
50%

Case studies

Great Bow Yard

November 2008

Sustainable housing with part-timber structure, timber louvres and cladding

Timber element(s): Cladding, louvres and sun spaces
Timber species(s): Red cedar, larch and Douglas fir
Location: Langport, Somerset

Eight storeys of apartments featuring cross-laminated timber panels

Timber element(s): Solid wood panels for floors, roof, internal and external walls, lift and stair cores
Timber species(s): Spruce
Location: Hackney, London

Wood Information Sheets
Case studies
Eurocode software
Wood species database
Archive
TRADA books online


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