Should multi-storey timber frame building be halted?

The Hatfield fire has revived doubts over timber frame building.

Source: Matt Cashmore

Should multi-storey timber frame building be halted? After last week’s huge fire at a block of flats in central Hatfield, Martin Clarke wants a moratorium on this construction type, while architect Andrew Waugh argues for tighter site safety

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