Technical focus

Maccreanor Lavington has designed a striking new elevation for the University of London’s £140m Garden Halls student campus redevelopment set within Bloomsbury’s conservation area in the London Borough of Camden.

Modified timber is quickly gaining market share. Here, John Dowd from International Timber discusses its rise to fame and everything you need to know about this popular material.

Until now, the greatest period of timber building was between 1200 and 1700 AD. Fast forward over 300 years and we are now truly realising the full capabilities of this strong, sustainable and technically-advanced structural solution. Here, Alex Goodfellow, Chairman of the Structural Timber Association and Group Managing Director of Stewart Milne Timber Systems, shares his technical insight.

The Lariza Building in Tres Cantos, Madrid, recently underwent a refurbishment that brought the 1970s build into the 21st century.

RendaClad has helped to transform one of Plymouth’s most important regeneration projects, the Trelawny Gardens housing scheme. The development has breathed new life into the former South Trelawny School site, creating much-needed, vibrant, energy-efficient affordable housing for rent and shared ownership in the North Prospect area of Plymouth.

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