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‘Super Tall Timber’ project shortlisted for RIBA President’s Medal for Research 2016 [winner TBA late 2016]

 

2016

‘Super Tall Timber’ project awarded RIBA President’s Award for Research, Design and Technical category, 2016

 

River Beech tower design shortlisted for World Architecture Festival 2016 

 

Oakwood Tower design shortlisted for Structural Timber Awards 2016

 

Oakwood Tower ‘Platinum’ winner of the American Architecture Prize 2016 in the Tall Buildings category

 

Architecture of Necessity, Sweden, Shortlist, Bahay Kawayan Bamboo House

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Royal Society Summer Exhibition 2019

27 June 2019

Come visit us at our 'Timber Towers of Tomorrow' exhibit at The Royal Society Summer Science Exhibition 2019, London from the 1st to 7th July 2019 (10am to 6pm)

New insight into the structure of building blocks of plant biomass.

6 November 2018

In a paper recently published in Plant Physiology we investigate the structure and function of one of an important component of plant biomass – galactoglucomannan (GGM). The GGM is a polysaccharide, a polymer made from multiple sugar molecules joined together. It is one of the principal components of softwood, wood from...