This journal tells the story of the dowel lamination project, from conception, through construction, to advice for rural communities. 

Hay Barrels

10 November 2020

Community Wealth Creation through Responsible Innovation

4 minute read

Pile of Logs

19 October 2020

The butterfly effect on Scottish-grown timber 

3 minute read

Green Buildings

13 October 2020

Sustainability in remote rural environments = designing better with less

5 minute read


02 October 2020

Can a factory fly?

3 minute read

Forest Trees

25 September 2020

Why Dowel Laminated Timber?

2 minute read

Wood Structure

18 September 2020

Dowel - Lam: to the power of three

4 minute read

Tree Parts

11 September 2020

Taking the factory to the forest: a solution to the rural housing crisis

4 minute read


Introduction to Build Back Rural: welcome to the journal series

<1 minute read

Wooden Ceiling

More coming soon...


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