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Timber the Material of the Future on Multi-Storey Construction
Structural
Tuesday November 28 2017

Timber the Material of the Future on Multi-Storey Construction

In 2013, Melbourne’s Docklands precinct witnessed the opening of Australia’s first modern high-rise building to be constructed out of engineered timber as Lend Lease opened the...

Canada: Québec Approves Lumber use for 12-Story Buildings
Structural
Thursday August 27 2015

Canada: Québec Approves Lumber use for 12-Story Buildings

Québec premier Phillipe Couillard recently announced the provincial government’s change to regulation so buildings up to 12-storeys can be built with lumber.

Wooden Buildings: Your Questions Answered
Green
Thursday July 23 2015

Wooden Buildings: Your Questions Answered

"Wooden buildings are the future – without doubt," Andrew Waugh, founder of Waugh Thistleton Architects.

Boosting Timber Construction One Frame at a Time
Commercial
Friday July 10 2015

Boosting Timber Construction One Frame at a Time

It is a measure of the growing market for timber design and engineering that the Frame Australia conference this year doubled its delegate attendance from the...

Why Look to Wood? Why Wouldn’t We?
Green
Wednesday May 6 2015

Why Look to Wood? Why Wouldn’t We?

Throughout its history, the construction industry has been confronted with challenges.

Will Wooden Skyscrapers Stand the Life Cycle Test?
Green
Wednesday April 22 2015

Will Wooden Skyscrapers Stand the Life Cycle Test?

Architect Michael Green predicts that the future will see wooden skylines, with structures reaching as high as 30 storeys.

Timber Buildings Could Rise to 25 Metres
Commercial
Wednesday November 26 2014

Timber Buildings Could Rise to 25 Metres

Timber buildings up to 25 metres tall could be a reality in Australia if a proposal under development comes to fruition, media reports say.