Project Scotland

Timber frame

The rise and rise of CLT buildings

Dr Keerthi Ranasinghe, principal structural engineer at Exova BM TRADA, discusses how CLT can help architects reach new heights AS technology advances in the …

BIM time for Scottish timber trade

By Jason Ruddle, Elecosoft AFTER a turbulent economic period, the construction sector is welcoming the greater energy that is finally emerging. There is …

“Challenging” north east market hits Stewart Milne profits

STEWART Milne Group has announced a drop in turnover and operating profit following “challenging” market conditions in Scotland’s north …

Offsite manufacturing boosts townhouse development

CCG has completed a “stunning” new residential development for NOAH in Glasgow’s west end. The project comprises six contemporary townhouses by …

A “clear route” forward

With timber frame increasing its share of the housing market, Alex Goodfellow, group managing director of Stewart Milne Timber Systems, draws on over 30 …

Keeping the rain out – best site practice for timber frame buildings

Robin Lancashire, senior timber frame consultant at Exova BM TRADA offers guidance on best practice for party wall thermal bypass when building with timber …

New Edinburgh development suits the “modern student”

A 234-bedroom student accommodation complex has been completed in the centre of Edinburgh. Built by CCG, the development is on Orwell Terrace in the …

Hotel milestone for timber engineering firm

ROBERTSON Timber Engineering has been awarded a contract to to build what will be its 6,000th hotel room in the space of two years. The firm, which …

New home for Fife timber specialist

JAMES Donaldson & Sons is moving to a new purpose built head office at the Saltire Centre in Glenrothes. The timber specialist said the new 5,000 square …

Work starts on Perth housing developments

TWO new housing developments are to get underway in the north of Perth this month – both of which are being designed and built by CCG for Perth & …