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Changes to the National Construction Code (NCC) that make it easier to use timber framing or massive timber systems in buildings up to 25m came into effect in May 2016. Timber UPdate mini-magazines present news and stories relating to the change for design and construction industry professionals.
An exciting new competition, sponsored by WoodSolutions and supported by leading professional bodies and industry associations, Dangerous Designs is an opportunity to win cash prizes and expose your entry to potential commercial and development partners.
Peter Maddison, award-winning architect and host of Grand Designs Australia discusses architecture, design and more in this fascinating short video.
How high can timber go? That depends on who you ask, but Skidmore, Owings & Merrill (SOM) thinks timber can go further—and higher—if it is used in a composite system that combines the structural properties of wood with reinforced concrete. The results of their recent tests have been in the news, but here's a follow-ip interview...
In this story, featuring two proposed Malaysian projects, Tony Nielson discusses the link between the recent changes to Australia's National Construction Code (NCC) and new opportunities for engineered wood products.
WoodSolutions is proud to be a sponsor of FURNITEX & design, the only Australian furniture and furnishing show – for the industry, by the industry. The 2016 BRISBANE show will focus on what's new in Australia, global trends and industry innovators.
WoodSolutions video talks are insights into the values, motivations and opinions of leading architects, engineers, building and interior designers and other industry professionals.
The biennial World Conference on Timber Engineering (WCTE) is the premier international event for both practicing and academic timber engineers
WoodSolutions Study Tours are invaluable opportunities for design, engineering, construction and development professionals to see the latest products and trends in timber - while meeting industry leaders and networking with fellow participants.
Themed “Building construction with prefabricated timber and engineered wood,” the Frame Australia 2016 Conference and Exhibition is on Monday 23 May at Melbourne's Park Hyatt. Architects, engineers, developers, builders and others will present on topics including engineered timber and prefabrication.