Prestoplan timber frame building solutions move forward with appointment of Ian Loughnane as MD
Prestoplan explains how ’Urban Advantage’ was developed to help make prefabricated timber construction fire-safe during the construction phase.
Global demand for wood and paper-based products is predicted to triple by 2050 and the World Business Council for Sustainable Development (WBCSD) says reducing forest loss and degradation is a global priority requiring action now. This is why the Forest Solutions Group (FSG) of leading companies are supporting forest certification systems such as PEFC to help scale-up sustainable forest management in countries around the world.
Flexible Sterling OSB from Norbord was a key product supporting a major new public artwork by Alex Chinneck in Margate. Alex often uses Norbord panel products in his work, combining art and architecture in his projects. In Margate, he peeled the façade of a four-storey house away from the rest of the building. Sterling OSB was used as the main panel product for walls, floors and hoarding, enabling the curving bricks, windows and doors to slide dramatically into the front garden of the ...
Leedons Holiday Park in the Cotswolds has a new new indoor swimming pool and social complex designed and built by Pinelog. The timber frame building folds into the landscape providing a low profile structure with two wings housing the swimming pool and hall plus a large covered patio at the rear. Pinelog also included a number of sustainable design and energy efficient features to the leisure centre.