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Architect Stride Treglown's use of timber in two buildings in Bristol - part of a new office complex in the old Temple Meads railway yard - has highlighted the green nature of this under-utilised building material Glass, steel, concrete yes. But you do not necessarily associate atria with the other mainstream building material, timber. It may be something to do with the perception of fire ratings. Yet concrete has to be fireproof, steel has to be fireproofed - and it is not exactly ...


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