Architecture Tag

“Sustainable timber at the heart of good design.” Entries for this autumn’s RIBA’s Stirling Prize have underlined architects’ determination to mainstream sustainable design principles, from materials choice through to the whole life environmental impacts of buildings.  Adding further impetus to this climate-commendable trend, we have added our...

Wrekin College Business School An award-winning Business School building constructed at Wrekin College has been enhanced by the installation of specially produced Oak-veneered and wrapped MDF products from W. Howard. Wrekin College, based in Telford, Shropshire, which was established in 1880, has undergone a number of updates...

TTF launches new Cladding Working Group On 30th April some 35 representatives of companies and organisations with an interest in the future of timber cladding met at the new TTF Cladding Working Group. Both TTF merchant and supplier members were present. The agenda for the meeting covered...

Connecting communities at WoodFest Reading WoodFest is coming to Reading following the recent success in Newcastle and Sheffield. The event takes place throughout May, June and July with a focus on the social impact of housing, custom build, connecting communities, local timber and healthy building products. The programme...

TTF launches new Cladding Working Group On 30th April some 35 representatives of companies and organisations with an interest in the future of timber cladding met at the new TTF Cladding Working Group. Both TTF merchant and supplier members were present. The agenda for the meeting covered...

We've highlighted in the past the importance of making sure that the test data on timber cladding products accurately reflects the cladding’s potential installation and use in a building. The producers of composite cladding are now picking up on signals from the market that more detailed information is needed by...