Swedish forest products giant is putting its money on increased low-carbon timber construction. Mike Jeffree reports
The French timber industry says it has succeeded in its ambition to make the Paris 2024 Olympics and Paralympics a showcase for wood-based building. This, it believes, will help give the sector new impetus in France, further aided by a multi-certification scheme timber traceability tool developed specially for the Games.
The new tallest timber building in the City of London has officially opened. TOG has a total of 72 workspace properties, covering 3.1 million ft2, but the Black & White Building is its first purpose-built premises.