TRADA at Timber Expo 2017

The winning designs in Trada’s 2017 student design competition ‘CO2nnect’ will be able to be viewed on TRADA’s stand – T260 – at Timber Expo (10-12 October, NEC).

First prize went to a team from the University of Edinburgh, scooping £2,000 for ‘Gateway’, a modular design that uses a series of reconfigurable hexagonal shapes.

TRADA’s latest book, ‘Cross-Laminated Timber: Design and Performance, a definitive guide to CLT’ will be available to purchase at the show. Also available will be a diverse range of free Wood Information Sheets, Case Studies and Learning Resources, covering all aspects of timber design and build.

Entwined, an innovative timber pavilion will also be on display on the stand. Designed by students from the Emergent Technologies and Design Programme at the Architectural Association School of Architecture, co-ordinated by TRADA and sponsored by Hanson Plywood, this creation derives from extensive research on plywood composite material systems. It focuses on the integration of doubly curved plywood forms and tensile cables.

Attendees to the Timber Focus Theatre can claim CPD points by registering for their certificate at stand T150.