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BEST LOW ENERGY PROJECT WINNER

WINNER

BEST LOW ENERGY PROJECT Company: Cygnum Timber Frame Project: The Enterprise Centre, the University of East Anglia Treehugger.com managing editor and Guardian contributor Lloyd Alter said: “Forget being the greenest building in the UK. It might well be the greenest building anywhere.”

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Exploding the myth that British timber sources aren’t suited to structural uses in buildings, the centre’s timber frame is constructed substantially of Corsican pine that grew just 30 miles away in Thetford Forest, along with British Sitka Spruce. The BREEAM Outstanding building is a highly sustainable building: its timber structure is expressed in the building’s architecture, and the palette of timber and other low impact natural materials dominate the building’s exterior and interior.

LOW ENERGY PROJECT OF THE YEAR Low carbon building design isn’t just about energy performance. In addition to taking a Fabric First approach to

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The 2016 bumper Structural Timber Awards Souvenir Brochure, brought to you in association with the Structural Timber Magazine - showcases th...

Structural Timber Awards Souvenir Brochure  

The 2016 bumper Structural Timber Awards Souvenir Brochure, brought to you in association with the Structural Timber Magazine - showcases th...

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