In this video, Architect Andrew Waugh discusses the building material of the future; timber. The two big issues facing our world today are climate change and population, and the solution is to build denser more compact cities with tall buildings, and those buildings need to be built from carbon storing timber.
This CPD feature has been produced by Wood Campus in co-operation with the Timber Trade Federation. Click through the pages and information boxes to discover all the important issues you need to be familiar with if you are to procure this most sustainable of materials responsibly – Forest Legality and Sustainability, Certification, Legal and UK Government Requirements and How to Specify Sustainable Timber.
This CPD module on using wood in interiors has been developed in collaboration with the Timber Trade Federation, the British Woodworking Federation and Swedish Wood, working with the British Institute of Interior Design. It covers the use of wood in interior design in all parts of a building and showcases some stunning design case studies.
Following an introduction from former BIID President, Susie Rumbold, the module goes on to cover: Panelling, Flooring, Doors, Stairs Mouldings and Timber Species. It closes with inspirational sections on furniture and an architectural gallery of case studies.