The trouble with timber: What’s stopping the switch to wood?

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We need to swap concrete and steel out for timber, so what's stopping us?

“While we have accepted the reality of global heating and the need to cut carbon emissions, and recognised our personal complicity in the sources of carbon, we haven’t always found the determination to change course, says Steve.”

Webb Yates Engineers co-founder, Steve Webb unpicks the most common reasons enlightened designers, planners and developers abandon wood at one stage or another, and why they shouldn't.

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