The World Architecture Festival’s Best Use of Certified Timber Prize – Enter your project now!

As featured by PEFC International Are you an architect or part of a project team building with certified timber? Take your chance to gain recognition by the renowned World Architecture Festival (WAF) for your commitment to building with sustainable timber. The World Architecture Festival takes place 1-3 December 2021 in Lisbon. Entries are open until 7 May 2021. Enter your project…

Celebrating power of forests for good

As featured in the Timber & Forestry E News DELEGATES to the Doing Timber Business in Queensland were briefed on the historic trans-Tasman sustainable forest management standard (AS / NZS 4708) by Simon Dorries, CEO, Responsible Wood. The standard will provide common benchmarks for certified Australian and New Zealand forests. “The new standard, scheduled for release later this year, will…

Lincoln Castle Goes for Glulam

As featured by PEFC International PEFC-certified timber stars in the first new building to be built within the grounds of the 11th Century Lincoln Castle for over 100 years. The new building, a Heritage Skills Education Centre, is next to Lincoln Castle in Eastern England, and comprises PEFC-certified glulam columns, roof beams and bar bracing, installed by Pasquill, the UK’s largest roof truss supplier. The…

Sustainable and responsible forestry, the key to our future

International Day of Forests – Sunday, 21 March 2021 Responsible Wood, Australia’s largest forest certification scheme, has celebrated the role that sustainable forest management has played in preserving forests now and for the future. Responsible Wood is the Australian National Governing Body for PEFC in Australia – and manager of the Australian Standard for Sustainable Forest Management. PEFC forest certification plays…

The ‘Timber Hub’ is now Responsible Wood certified

Timber Queensland’s ‘Timber Hub’ achieves Responsible Wood and PEFC project certification ahead of office opening. WHEN Timber Queensland relocated to the northern Brisbane suburb of Kedron a new fit-out provided an opportunity to create a ‘timber hub’ showcasing Queensland specialised timber species. Adding to the complexity, the “Timber Hub” committed to achieve Responsible Wood project certification using timber and services…

Strumming to the tune of plywood as world’s largest guitar stars at festival

As featured in the Timber and Forestry E News WOOD scientists at the DAF Salisbury Research Facility and a leading manufacturer of Responsible Wood-certified premium grade plywoods have partnered with architects and academics to produce the world’s largest acoustic guitar – centrepiece for Brisbane’s Curiosity Festival, a 17-day celebration of science, art and tech, which starts this Saturday, the 13th…

Responsible Wood to present at NZ Green Building Council webinar series

Sustainability champion Responsible Wood will present at a New Zealand Green Building Council webinar series, 12pm (NZST) and 10am (AEDT) on March 10 2021. The webinar – Sustainably Sourced Engineered Wood for a Low Carbon Future – will hear from panel of experts discussing the Program for the Endorsement of Forest Certification (PEFC) and the future of engineered wood products.…