Design & construction of affordable housing

Opportunities for using Scottish timber and timber products

17th January 2006

What was the event?

A one-day seminar highlighting opportunities for the design and construction of buildings which maximise the use of sustainable Scottish timber and timber products – drawing on work with affordable housing.

View event flyer (PDF-127K)

Elspeth Macdonald and Andy Kennedy of Forest Research are working with Forestry Commission Scotland to promote use of Scottish timber in sustainable construction.

Who was the event suitable for?

Architects, engineers, housing associations, building contractors, building surveyors and local authority building control and planning teams. It offers seven hours of Continuing Professional Development (CPD).

Where did the event take place?

Swallow Newton Hotel
Inverness Road
IV12 4RX


For further information:

Sharon Robinson
Forestry Commission Scotland
Silvan House
231 Corstorphine Road
Edinburgh, EH12 7AT

Tel: 0131 334 0303
Fax: 0131 314 6152