News archive

Tag: timber

Editor’s pick21st Australian Timber Design Awards winners announced

10-12-2020
Australia, timber, design, architecture

The Annual Australian Timber Design Award winners for 2020 were announced on 2 December 2020 at a virtual event, with BVN and TTW receiving first prize for their Marrickville Library project. Marrickville Library (Photo: Tom Roe) The Marrickville Library and community centre is located on the site of the former Marrickville Hospital site which …

Malaysia: Sarawak "Timber Master Plan" in the making

03-12-2020
Malaysia, Sarawak, timber trade

Sarawak’s Deputy Chief Minister, Awang Tengah Ali Hasan, has indicated that a Timber Industry Master Plan will be released to chart the direction of the timber industry, reports the International Tropical Timber Organization (ITTO). The Master Plan envisages that timber industries in the Malaysian state will achieve export earnings of RM8 …

UK: Laing O’Rourke awarded Landsec's £195 million net zero carbon Timber Square development project

23-11-2020
timber building, net zero carbon, architecture

Landsec and Laing O’Rourke have today signed a pre-construction services agreement (PCSA) for the final design and planning of the main construction of £195 million Timber Square development. A start date is yet to be confirmed for the scheme which comprises of circa 370,000 sq ft of mixed-use space, including 350,000 sq ft of grade …