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Tall Timber 2

Oct 22, 2017
Smith and Wallwork has been working with PLP and Cambridge University on a tall building proposal for The Netherlands. The scheme is 125m tall and 32 storeys. A double layer inclined column structure wraps around the building to create a
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CLT in Scotland

Mar 23, 2017
In March 2017 the first CLT panels arrived in Glasgow for the start of CCG’s new 7 storey development, named the Yoker project. Smith and Wallwork has engineered the CLT structure and all its connections and Eurban are installing StoraEnso
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Re-using construction materials

Jun 03, 2014
Sustainable re-use of construction materials is at the heart of our proposals for a new visitor centre at Hyde Hall for the RHS. Smith and Wallwork’s design proposes the re-use of existing foundations and ground slabs as well as re-using
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Forest visit

Feb 19, 2014
Foresters, joiners and engineers join forces to identify Holkham Estate trees for felling. Smith and Wallwork has proposed using timber from the Estate to create a new roof to the old potteries. Eighteen bow string trusses are proposed using structural
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Willow bridge shortlisted

Apr 09, 2013
Our living willow bridge has been shortlisted for the Architecture of Necessity competition in Sweden. The bridge is now complete and has been named by the Woodland Trust as ‘The Living Link’. The official opening will be in May, hopefully
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Low Carbon Routemap

Mar 18, 2013
Last week the Green Construction Board launched its interactive Low Carbon Routemap for the built environment. A number of scenarios have been mapped including one which achieves the 80% reduction in CO2 emissions from our buildings by 2050 (when compared
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