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Monday 15th October 2018
With responsible management, timber is a 100% renewable natural resource. However, a recent study by the WWF found that we may have only a decade of timber left, due to huge levels of unsustainable deforestation.
This is one of the reasons why some responsible developers are demanding that their buildings are designed and built to meet the requirements of environmental assessment certification schemes such as BREEAM.
Friday 5th October 2018
The Margaret Baxter Wildlife Garden at the Lakeside School in Derbyshire was designed and built by GFB and its specialist partners as part of an education and design program to encourage children’s learning of the natural world. Alongside a wildflower meadow and wetland habitat, a bespoke bird hide and hedgehog-friendly fencing with tailor-made wildlife cut outs were built. Both extensively feature MEDITE® TRICOYA® EXTREME (MTX), and MEDITE PREMIER FR MDF.
Friday 21st September 2018
MEDITE SMARTPLY, producer of innovative timber panel products, has been recognised at the TTJ Awards for its marketing campaign “Work Smarter, Not Harder.”
Monday 12th March 2018
2017 was a standout year for design projects making use of our MEDITE TRICOYA EXTREME (MTX). Our extreme durable MDF has opened up new and exciting possibilities for designers working with timber, allowing them to create for new environments while meeting impressive sustainability standards.
Thursday 22nd February 2018
MEDITE SMARTPLY has partnered with award-winning landscape architecture and design consultancy, The Edible Bus Stop, to bring something truly unique to Ecobuild 2018.
Thursday 15th February 2018
The measurement of how sustainable a building project is shouldn’t necessarily be limited to the end build. The construction process itself should also be open to scrutiny with regards to its environmental credentials.
With the site hoarding often regarded only as a disposable commodity, the quality and origin of the materials used in their construction are frequently overlooked. Yet, in order to achieve a fully sustainable building project, it’s just as important to consider the provenance of the materials used for your site hoardings as it is for your final building design.
Thursday 18th January 2018
An innovative project to help combat London’s housing crisis has been unveiled from Lowe Guardians and Studio Bark architects. Modular SHEDs (taken from the word SHarED), which are manufactured offsite and can be installed in the space of a day, allow for self-contained living within vacant buildings such as disused warehouses or office spaces.
Wednesday 31st May 2017
David Trubridge teams up with MEDITE SMARTPLY to light up Redwood Forest.
Leading designer and maker of contemporary lighting, David Trubridge, has made use of MEDITE TRICOYA EXTREME in an innovative outdoor lighting installation in Rotorua on New Zealand’s North Island.
Thursday 27th April 2017
Colourful directional figures made of MEDITE TRICOYA EXTREME now point out a safe route to school for children in Billund, Denmark.
Monday 24th April 2017
MEDITE SMARTPLY, producers of innovative timber panel products, has launched a interesting new app for its SMARTPLY product range.