Innovative Design for the Future – Use and
Reuse of Wood (Building) Components
We aim to answer the questions:
How easy is it to reuse wood from current buildings especially as structural material?
How can the past experience help the future?
We aim to identify the key problem areas and propose technical and methodological solutions to address them. This knowledge will be transferred to industry to avoid inadvertent and unnecessary problems for future generations.
The Wood Recyclers’ Association (WRA) has made an urgent appeal for waste wood samples from the demolition of pre-2007 buildings. They are trying to avoid what they see as a potential crisis that could cost the demolition sector over a 100 million pounds a year....
Trada Better Building Conference, 27 November 2019Royal Geographical Society, London As part of the research for the inFutureWood project, we recently attended Trada’s ’Better Timber Buildings’ on 27 November 2019 at the Royal Geographical Society, London. The...
The "Kayak House" is a reused wooden structure with several exposures, situated now in Lisö, south of Stockholm. The initial pavillion building has been exhibited at several places in Europe to promote the use of wood as an industrial and sustainable building...