The latest news, trends and thoughts from the movers and shakers in the Timber industry across the world.
8: COP26 - Paul Brannen, Director Public Affairs CEI-Bois & EOS
32:22Paul Brannen, Director Public Affairs CEI-Bois & EOS chats to Andrew Carpenter Chief Executive of the Structural Timber Association about the most important event on the planet in 2021, COP26. The climate crisis is the number one priority across the globe and COP 26 will bring together world leaders to Glasgow for the first two weeks in November to debate and agree the necessary solutions. Structural timber will have to play a significant part in the future of construction as the industry is responsible for 40% of all emissions. https://www.structuraltimber.co.uk/
6: #6: Mark Farmer - Housing, Offsite, Structural Timber
24:14Mark Farmer - Chief Executive of Cast Consulting, co-Chair of Constructing Excellence and author of the report 'Modernise or Die' joins Andrew Carpenter to discuss Housing, Offsite and Structural Timber. The Podcast is sponsored by Scotframe - find out more at www.scotframe.co.uk/
4: #4: Why Timber Expo is the most important event on the construction calendar
22:47Chief Executive of the Structural Timber Association, Andrew Carpenter chats to Timber Expo Event Director Nathan Garnett and MD of ARV Solutions and exhibitor Jim Roach about the most important event on the UK construction calendar. It is three days brimming with the latest products, innovations and developments across the timber sector - not just from the UK but from an increasingly exciting and diverse international market. Timber Expo covers a breadth of timber applications from timber frame, sawmills, merchants, glulam, SIPs, CLT, fixings and fastenings, timber cladding, doors/windows, mouldings, skirtings and flooring. There’s not a more comprehensive representation of the timber industry anywhere else in the UK. With wood taking over from steel and concrete as the architectural wonder material of the 21st century, the time is right to take your business to the next level and join the largest collection of timber brands this October 9-11th at the NEC, Birmingham.
3: #3: How to finance your self build property...Mary Riley from Mary Custom Build Funding
24:51Mary Riley from Mary Riley Custom Build Funding gives advice for anyone looking to build their own property with a focus on timber frame. Mary also worked for Channel 4's Grand Designs programme for the past 13 years! In this episode, which her company has kindly sponsored, she says why Plymouth are innovating and helping first time buyers, why timber systems are the key to self build and why you're less likely to go over a budget with timber frame. "Self build should not be for the privilege few. Self build should be available to all!"
2: #2: How to win planning permission...Ruth Reed from Green Planning Studio Ltd
18:31Ruth Reed joins Andrew Carpenter this week. She is an architect with a career that spans public and private practice and the Planning Inspectorate. Ruth was the first woman president of the Royal Institute of British Architects and continues to represent the profession in planning matters. In this episode Ruth talks about moving from her background in architecture to planning. Top tips for anyone wanting to gain planning permission and why she loves timber frame so much. "I got into planning to defend the genuinely good."
1: #1: Launch with Tim Snelson of Arup
23:44Structural Timber Association's Andrew Carpenter chats to Tim Snelson of Arup about the exciting future for Timber frame within the construction industry. Together they talk about Arup's involvement with Sky's state-of-the-art office buildings, continuing their 'believe in better' ethos, plus Arup's work on Pinewood Studios.