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...
NCC Changes Could Spur Adoption of Multi-Storey Timber
Australia's peak wood and forestry industry group is confident that the latest timber building materials are more than safe enough to be used for mid-rise construction...
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
There are a few key elements in the development and design process that underpin successful outcomes for timber projects in the commercial construction industry.
A Sustainable Flame Retardant for Timber Buildings
Scientists have developed an eco-friendly process for increasing the fire resistance of timber that also dramatically increases its strength.