Wild cherry is a fine textured wood with good mechanical properties, resistant to compression and traction.
Explore exhibition contect and case studies from 4 years of exhibitions focussing on the use of timber in Scottish architecture.
The building was prefabricated offsite using a modular timber system so that it could be constructed quickly in the short bulding season
This section identifies a range of building types that have a sustainable design approach.
Timber is used throughout this building, with only the junctions between columns, beams and walls being strengthened with steel brackets.
Why it's inspired us... this was the most popular material at one of our recent events
Browse the materials that have featured as our Material of the Month.
Why it's inspired us... this is a recycled and practical material
Why it's inspired us... this paint has milk protein as a base
Find out more about our work on sustainability and materials here.