Timber Expo

Pushing Boundaries and Stretching Imaginations at Timber Expo!

Timber Expo

At the heart of Timber Expo is the most comprehensive and in-depth seminar programme covering the timber sector.

Organised by TRADA, the Timber Focus seminars are a key element of the show and a central part of the Expo experience. The programme will provide valuable insight into crucial industry topics, pressing issues and outstanding projects – at no cost!

With anticipation already growing around the eight Timber Focus sessions, why not take a first look at one of the sessions –

Pushing Boundaries: Stretching Imaginations

This seminar session will examine the opportunities for innovation in timber around the world and new possibilities in the UK. Speakers will be drawn from top engineering firms including Arup, Ramboll UK and Buro Happold and will focus on boundary-pushing initiatives such as: building erection times, more efficient connections, energy efficiency and taller buildings.

Simply click on the speakers names below to find out more about them.

Evan Greenberg

Studio Master at Emergent Technologies & Design and Architectural Association
Fingers Crossed: Pushing Friction Fit to its Limits at the London Design Festival

Ralph Parker

Architect at Price & Myers
The World’s Largest Timber Sculpture at Heathrow T2

Jonathan Roynon

Associate Director at Buro Happold
Freeform Timber Roof Structures

Gavin White

Associate Structural Engineer at Ramboll
Building Residential Buildings to Greater Heights: The Challenges and Solutions

Phil Obayda

Associate Director at Skidmore, Owings & Merrill LLP
Timber Tower Research Project by SOM

Dmitri Jajich

Associate Director at Skidmore, Owings & Merrill LLP
Timber Tower Research Project by SOM

Tim Worsfold

Lead Structural Engineer at Arup
The Largest Timber Roof in the World: Canary Wharf Crossrail Train Station

Click here to see the full Timber Focus programme!

Timber Expo will return to the NEC, Birmingham on 07 & 08 October 2014.

Don’t miss out, book your FREE ticket here: www.timber-expo.co.uk/book

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