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New timber design publication to launch at Futurebuild

A
new publication focussing on collaboration in the design of innovative timber
buildings is to be launched at Futurebuild this March.

‘Timber
Design Pioneers’ is published by TRADA (Timber Research and Development
Association) and supported by the timber industry’s campaign, Wood for Good.
The launch will take place on Wood for Good’s stand at G50 on 6 March at 4.15pm
and is a one-off opportunity to get a copy of the publication in print, while
stocks last.

Pulling
together the most successful partnerships in timber design, the publication
shares the lessons learned and obstacles overcome by multidisciplinary teams
which produced buildings including the award-winning Cowan Court by 6a
Architects, the BREEAM excellent-rated Dyson Centre for Neonatal Care and the
award-winning Vortex at Bloomberg’s new headquarters.

These
particular projects will be the focus of three seminars at Futurebuild offering
delegates the opportunity to hear each building’s journey from design to
completion from the architects, structural engineers, project managers and
technical directors.

Each
case study explores different approaches to problem-solving and how effective
collaboration led to innovative designs for timber buildings. ‘Timber Design
Pioneers’ covers key themes such as wellbeing, sustainability, interiors,
process, and complex briefs.

TRADA’s
Membership and Marketing Manager, Rupert Scott, says:

‘TRADA
is honoured to collaborate with Wood for Good in producing such an
indispensable publication. We hope it inspires others to work together in
partnership across disciplines, so that as an industry we can continue
improving the quality of our timber buildings.’

Christiane
Lellig, Wood for Good’s Campaign Director, shares:

‘This
project is as much about inspiring new pioneers in timber design as it is about
celebrating innovation and driving change in the way projects are approached
and delivered; a kaleidoscope of solutions mirroring the different perspectives
in multi-disciplinary teams.’

The
timber design pioneers case studies will be available for free download
following the launch at Futurebuild. For more information, visit trada.co.uk.

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