Construction Scotland Innovation Centre (CSIC) and The Forestry Commission Scotland (FCS) have awarded £100,000 of support to seven companies who want to design and develop innovative wood-based products and systems for the construction sector.
Rural affairs secretary Fergus Ewing has announced a new Innovation Challenge that will encourage the Scottish timber technologies sector to innovate and develop new products and systems for the construction industry. Run as an open competition, the Challenge seeks to drive innovation by offering su
The Turf House on the Isle of Skye. Image credit: Nigel Rigden A new book is being published this month celebrating the many ways in which different timber technologies have been used in residential design and construction over the last 10 years and the technical innovations that are now shaping the
A contractor has been appointed to build a new £1.9 million bespoke field centre at Forsinard in Sutherland. Thurso-based contractor O’Brien Construction will build the research centre in the Flow Country, a vast area of peatland in Scotland's Far North.
Arbroath based architectural practice The Voigt Partnership has won a national design competition to create a garden room within the grounds of Ninewells Hospital, Dundee. The competition asked entrants to create a bespoke Garden Room at the community garden at Ninewells Hospital in Dundee – a pla
Aberdeen architecture students will unveil their ideas for a new mountain bike trail centre in Kirkhill Forest, as part of a project which aims to inspire the development of the sport. Developing Mountain Biking in Scotland (DMBinS) and Forestry Commission Scotland (FCS) has been working with Robert