The Patsy Wood Scholarship – Crossing disciplines and first-class work experience

In this post Jonas Brandl, our graduate employee introduces himself, the work he has been doing over the past six months and where he is headed.   My name is Jonas and I am the current [...]

Winter teaching: Landscape, timber and future forests

Teaching and lecturing so far this year has been dominated by the word “Landscape”. Whether the catalyst for this has been driven by us, by those we speak to or by a broader movement I don’t know [...]

Winter teaching and lecturing 2019

We are packing in a busy schedule of teaching and lecturing this winter mixing up architecture, forestry, seminars, teaching and field visits. We’ll be at the Architectural Association in [...]

Delving into the World of Biodistillation

Autumn 2019 sees us dipping our toes into the world of extracting chemicals from trees.  Having failed chemistry at School we our instead working with Sheffield University chemistry department to [...]

Meet Jonas, our new employee at our new office at Dartington

A grant from the Future Trees Trust via the RFS Forestry Roots scheme has enabled us to take on a young graduate forester as a research assistant.  We’ll be working in collaboration with [...]

Evolving the Forest

2019 sees the centenary of the Forestry Commission and an opportunity to explore what forestry means in the UK, where we are at and where we are going.  We worked with Artdotearth and the Royal [...]

A Manifesto for Forestry at Dartington

The most exciting and daunting piece of work we have had to date? Dartington Hall, tucked into South Devon on the outskirts of Totnes has a century of history in land-use and social innovations.  [...]

Timber in the Teign Valley

The Teign Valley in Devon has a rich history of woodland and forestry from the Atlantic Oak woodlands through the pioneering work of the Elmhirst’s at Dartington in the mid 20th Century.  [...]

A Timber Strategy for Exmoor Woodlands

Exmoor National Park Authority owns or is responsible fore a considerable amount of woodland, much of it ancient oak.  We will be working with the National Park to survey these woodlands and [...]

Building With Wood

Building with Wood is an occasional series of conferences, seminars and workshops targeted at timber users and specifiers organised between Timber Strategies and a variety of partners including [...]

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