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L&G's Factory Homes Delivery Pushed Back Again

Legal & General (L&G) is now expected to deliver its first factory-built homes in the third quarter of this year, later than previously planned. The company aims to produce thousands of homes a year across eight production lines from its...
25th June 2018

Berkeley Homes to Start Modular Factory Build This Month

Construction on Berkeley Homes' modular factory in Kent is set to start this month. The housebuilder announced in December last year that it had secured a 160,000 sq ft site in Gravesham for the facility, allowing it to make the transition towards...
25th June 2018

Can the Built Environment be Pre-Manufactured From Mass Timber?

Globally, the production of mass timber systems is increasing exponentially, driven largely by the need for more sustainable ways of delivering the built environment. Dr Robert Hairstans, Associate Professor at Edinburgh Napier University and...
22nd June 2018

Fast Track Residential Delivery at Scale

The Chapel Wharf Project in Salford represents a major development in the delivery of multi-storey residential construction and has utilised PCE Limited’s hybrid offsite concrete ‘system build’ approach. The Chapel Wharf Project is...
22nd June 2018

Future Living Right Now

With the market share for timber frame standing at 28%, and further 5% growth expected between now and 2020, timber is fast becoming the  construction material of choice in the UK. A key new entrant to the housing market is Trivselhus,...
21st June 2018
 
 
 
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Solid Wood Solutions is taking place on the 5th July at The Oculus - part of the University of Warwick and will shine a spotlight on pioneering projects through informative case studies presented by those who conceived and developed the buildings that are gaining global attention. This event presents a great opportunity to gain insight and network with those who are shaping the future of the engineered timber industry.

Speakers include:

  • Giancarlo Torpiano - Arup
  • Jonathan Roynon - Buro Happold
  • Kelly Harrison - Heyne Tillett Steel
  • John Spittle - Wiehag
  • Nic Clark - KLH UK
  • Gavin White - Ramboll
  • Kevin Flanagan - PLP Architecture
  • David Lomax - Waugh Thistleton
  • Neil Eaton - Berman Guedes Stretton
  • Daniel Kreissig - ZÜBLIN Timber
  • Robin Lancashire - TRADA
  • Darren Richards - Cogent Consulting
  • Penny Randell - Ecological Building Systems UK
  • Robert Hairstans - Edinburgh Napier University

For more information, visit the Solid Wood Solutions website >