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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...

NCC Changes Could Spur Adoption of Multi-Storey Timber
Buildings
Wednesday April 22 2015

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?
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.

A Sustainable Flame Retardant for Timber Buildings
Residential
Wednesday January 28 2015

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.

Skyscraper Trends for 2015
Business
Tuesday January 27 2015

Skyscraper Trends for 2015

The Council on Tall Buildings and Urban Habitat (CTBUH) has dubbed 2014 “the tallest ever” for skyscraper construction.