Mass Timber Office Forum

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By Michael Urie

Mass Timber Commercial Developments – What do you need to know?

There has been a significant increase in interest for using mass timber within construction projects across the UK over the last few years. A combination of the UK Government’s net zero 2050 target, growing concern about the global climate crisis and people’s attitudes towards the spaces they live and work in has created a substantial shift in demand.

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By Michael Urie

Key Design Considerations for Building with Mass Timber

After having heard from many core stakeholder disciplines in previous forums, the ninth and final session in G&T’s Mass Timber Forum was on the subject of architecture and design. The panel comprised six architects from various internationally-renowned architectural practices – all of which are well-informed and passionate about mass timber commercial office projects.

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By Michael Urie

Leasing and Sales of Mass Timber Offices

The eighth session in G&T’s Mass Timber Forum was on the subject of sales and leasing. The panel was made up of four panellists including a mix of experienced commercial agents and representatives from large development organisations. Our panellists were able to provide their thoughts on emerging trends in terms of what tenants are looking for when considering commercial office space and what draws them to space that is partially or predominantly constructed from mass timber.

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By Michael Urie

Structure, MEP and Acoustics: What are the considerations when building with mass timber?

In the seventh panel discussion of the series, G&T discussed the considerations for engineering a mass timber office building and what impact using mass timber could have on the acoustics and MEP.

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By Michael Urie

The Capacity and Supply Chain of the Mass Timber Industry

G&T hosted a discussion on the capacity of the market as part of the ongoing mass timber office series that brings together experts to discuss and debate barriers to the uptake of mass timber in commercial office construction.

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Mass Timber in Office Construction: Does it impact the cost and programme of your project?

In the fifth session hosted by G&T as part of the ongoing Mass Timber Office series the panel of experts focussed on what implications using mass timber for office construction may have on a project’s cost, programme and the procurement approach, from the design phase right through to construction.

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Urie Michael Gtmi
By Michael Urie

Best Practice When Building with Mass Timber

G&T brought together experts from across the construction industry to discuss best practice methods as part of our ongoing Mass Timber Office series.

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By Michael Urie

How sustainable is mass timber?

Part of G&T's ongoing mass timber office series this discussion focuses on the role mass timber will play in the global net zero and sustainability agenda.

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By Michael Urie

The Impact of Fire When Building with Mass Timber

In G&T’s Mass Timber Office series the latest panel ‘Fire, Testing and Building Control’ examined the impact of fire both pre and post construction and discussed the work currently being carried out by industry stakeholders on the behaviour of mass timber in the event of a fire.

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By Michael Urie

G&T Launches Mass Timber Forum for Commercial Offices

Hosted by partner Matt Holman, these forums focus on hot topics such as Insurance, Fire and Sustainability. G&T partner and timber expert Oliver Booth has assembled panels of leading experts in their respective disciplines to help share knowledge and information that can be referred to when considering mass timber for commercial office projects.

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