Glulam Tag

Sustainable forest Södra Wood Sweden Builders know a ‘nice bit of wood’ when they see it. Yet today’s range of wood products, with their technical and climate change capabilities, are broadening builders’ horizons. With the help of our members, we brought Federation of Master Builders members...

The seventh Solid Wood Solutions conference and exhibition will celebrate the use of cross laminated timber (CLT), laminated veneer lumber (LVL) and glulam as innovative and sustainable structural alternatives to steel and concrete. Today’s interest in engineered timber is driven by both technological advances and the...

What do you do when an eminent Japanese Doctor of Architecture asks to incorporate a visit to a modern timber frame house while in the UK with his five architecture students? You contact the Chris James, Chair of EATTA and Tabitha Binding, University Engagement Manager...

This year's NWTTA Dinner saw Adam Conlan, University of Liverpool, scoop up the North West Timber Trade Association Student Architect Prize. Ben Callas and Adam Conlan NWTTA Chairman, Ben Callas, commented on the award saying: "Adam provided a project that not only fit the brief, but demonstrated...

Do glulam beams offer merchants an opportunity to branch out? Uptake amongst architects is increasing, as witness the rising availability of stock glulam beams from TTF member producers. “There are already a few UK builders’ merchants holding their own stocks of glulam beams, so there’s evidently...

Organised in association with the European Timber Trade Federation (ETTF) and European Organisation of Sawmill Industries (EOS) by the Italian trade federation Fedecomlegno (part of FederlegnoArredo), the International Hardwood Conference (IHC) 2017 took place in Venice in November 15-17 and attracted over 150 attendees from 17 countries. The...

A design for a cutting-edge timber structure inspired by nature scooped the honours – and the £3,000 top prize – in this year’s TRADA National Student Design Competition sponsored by the Timber Trade Federation along with Arch Timber Protection and Timbmet. The winning design – called ‘The Leaf’ – was created by students Laila Alawneh and...