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
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
"Wooden buildings are the future – without doubt," Andrew Waugh, founder of Waugh Thistleton Architects.
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?
Throughout its history, the construction industry has been confronted with challenges.
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
Timber buildings up to 25 metres tall could be a reality in Australia if a proposal under development comes to fruition, media reports say.