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Marking the beginning of a 5-year education plan for the East Anglia Timber Trade Association (EATTA), three key university lecturers from the Eastern region travelled to Sweden to update their knowledge of today’s timber production on 13-15th September 2018.  The visit was arranged by EATTA as...

The Western Timber Trade Association’s (WTTA) first ‘Who teaches the teachers?’ educational tour, saw five key lecturers from Wales and the West of England travel to Austria in late September, to update their knowledge of today’s timber production and products. Hosted by TTF Member Binderholz, the visit was arranged by...

Timber design and construction is set to dominate the Midlands this autumn. WoodFest Midlands features conferences, exhibitions, site visits, seminars, CPDs, design challenges and debates to celebrate the use of timber in construction. Organised by the UK timber industry’s campaign, Wood for Good, WoodFest is a series of events designed to bring together architects...

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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...

On 8-9 February, 60 UK students will gather in Sheffield for a charrette-style challenge to design healthy student accommodation predominantly from timber. The TRADA University Challenge brings 60 students from multiple disciplines and universities together at the University of Sheffield’s Diamond Building, separates them into ten...

TRADA is officially calling for entrants to its TRADA University Challenge 2019 in which students will be challenged to design exemplary student accommodation predominantly from timber. 60 students from 30 universities will descend on the University of Sheffield’s Diamond Building for an intense charrette-styled challenge on...