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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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