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Mass Timber Systems – Presentations and output from event

Mass Timber Event – 04/12/2019 Lighthouse, Glasgow 

Output from discussions on home-grown mass timber systems 

On the 4th of December 2019, Edinburgh Napier University together with Construction Scotland Innovation Centre and Architecture and Design Scotland organised a ‘Mass Timber Systems’ event which took place in Lighthouse, Glasgow. The purpose of the event was to present and promote the output from the research carried out to date by COCIS on home-grown mass timber systems as well as to identify further steps needed for the commercialisation UK mass timber systems. For this purpose, the attendees of the event, individuals associated with timber and construction industry in Scotland, were asked to form three separate focus groups to discuss various aspects related to home-grown mass timber systems in order to identify future steps that need to be addressed prior to commercialisation of potential products. Topics discussed by focus groups included: 

– ‘Market for a home-grown mass timber product’ 

– ‘Home-grown resource compatibility, durability and performance in a fire’ 

– ‘Mass timber fabrication requirements’ 

These are summarised along with all presentation in the attached documents.


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