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Infographic: Timber Buildings From Around the World
Green
Friday October 16 2015

Infographic: Timber Buildings From Around the World

Over the past 5 years, over 17 Timbers Buildings have been constructed around the world

25-Metre Tall Timber Construction: The Design Opportunity
Green
Monday October 12 2015

25-Metre Tall Timber Construction: The Design Opportunity

We are on the cusp of a major change in Australian construction.

Why Wood is so Damn Good
Green
Monday August 17 2015

Why Wood is so Damn Good

Whether it is its natural aesthetic, its remarkable durability, or its carbon sequestering credentials, wood is gaining traction as a building material in lieu of conventional...

Proposal for Change Could Boost Timber Construction
Business
Thursday July 16 2015

Proposal for Change Could Boost Timber Construction

There has been a positive step forward in the tall timber building movement with proposed changes to the National Construction Code (NCC) Volume 1 to allow...

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...

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 Frame Structures in Multi-Storey Projects
Structural
Wednesday April 8 2015

Timber Frame Structures in Multi-Storey Projects

There are a few key elements in the development and design process that underpin successful outcomes for timber projects in the commercial construction industry.

What’s Holding Back the Wooden Skyscraper?
Green
Wednesday April 8 2015

What’s Holding Back the Wooden Skyscraper?

They offer robust carbon sequestering and have the potential to reach skyscraper heights, so why aren't we building more wooden skyscrapers in cities?

Timber vs Steel vs Concrete Structures
Structural
Thursday February 26 2015

Timber vs Steel vs Concrete Structures

Timber, steel and concrete are three of the most common structural materials in the world, and each material has pros and cons. We asked industry bodies...