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Timber Multi-Story Construction – Does it make sense?
Commercial
Thursday June 18 2020

Timber Multi-Story Construction – Does it make sense?

Modern times are full of surprises.  Who would have thought that timber would be even considered as a super-structure material for multi-story construction?

Australia Must Embrace Innovative Construction Systems
Prefabrication
Wednesday April 1 2020

Australia Must Embrace Innovative Construction Systems

Throughout much of the world and in Australia, the push toward a low carbon economy is growing.

The Aussie-OSCM Vocational Education Challenge
Business
Friday July 12 2019

The Aussie-OSCM Vocational Education Challenge

The Box Hill Institute had a strong presence at Frame Australia’s 2019 Conference in Melbourne this week. Attended by over 240 delegates from Australia and overseas,...

Structural Engineers are Critical for Green Building Success
Structural
Wednesday June 19 2019

Structural Engineers are Critical for Green Building Success

When you expect fifty people at a ‘lunch and learn’, you naturally order around 25 pizzas.

Is Timber the Answer to Green Building?
Green
Wednesday June 12 2019

Is Timber the Answer to Green Building?

“Wood is the only building material that helps tackle climate change.”

Choosing Commercial Flooring to Create a Vibrant Mood
Business
Thursday April 4 2019

Choosing Commercial Flooring to Create a Vibrant Mood

Back in 2001, upon commencing as an accountant at a mid-tier technology company known as Pracom, I noticed that our office carpet was bright green.

Buildings Which Give You a Positive Frame of Mind
Commercial
Tuesday March 26 2019

Buildings Which Give You a Positive Frame of Mind

When visitors enter the three-storey Library at the Dock building at Melbourne’s Docklands for the first time, many respond to the building’s natural elements such as...

Is Timber Really Cheaper?
Business
Thursday September 6 2018

Is Timber Really Cheaper?

Ever since Lend Lease built its Forte apartment complex in 2012 using cross laminated timber (CLT), the use of wood and especially engineered wood/mass wood products...