News & Blogs

Search and view blogs by industry experts on a variety of topics relating to designing and building with timber, from inspirational talks by international architects about their latest projects to facts and figures on timber's sustainability and contribution to carbon reduction.

WoodSolutions News & Blogs

  • Nov

    12

    2016

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    Fire Design - new Technical Design Guide

    Guest blog by: News Team, WoodSolutions

    WoodSolutions Technical Design Guides have been developed for architects, engineers, building designers and other building professionals consider key performance attributes and comply with regulations such as the Building Code of Australia (BCA).

  • Oct

    24

    2016

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    New EXPAN Technical Design Guides

    Guest blog by: News Team, WoodSolutions

    WoodSolutions Technical Design Guides have been developed for architects, engineers, building designers and other building professionals consider key performance attributes and comply with regulations such as the Building Code of Australia (BCA).

  • Oct

    20

    2016

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    New Timber UPdate out now!

    Guest blog by: News Team, WoodSolutions

    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.

  • Oct

    10

    2016

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    Fire Test Reports Available Now

    Guest blog by: News Team, WoodSolutions

    WoodSolutions fire test reports relate to timber flooring, lining and fire-rated timber building elements (systems) to support the use of timber products. Typically, these reports relate to requirements of the National Construction Code – Building Code of Australia.

  • Aug

    31

    2016

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    New Dangerous Designs Competition

    Guest blog by: News Team, WoodSolutions

    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.

  • Aug

    31

    2016

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    New Archi:Talk - Peter Maddison

    Guest blog by: News Team, WoodSolutions

    Peter Maddison, award-winning architect and host of Grand Designs Australia discusses architecture, design and more in this fascinating short video.

  • Aug

    26

    2016

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    SOM timber-concrete tall timber interview

    Guest blog by: News Team, WoodSolutions

    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...

  • Aug

    21

    2016

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    A Beautiful Irony

    Guest blog by: Tony Nielson, WoodSolutions

    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.

  • Jul

    06

    2016

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    Raf Nathan speaks at Furnitex 2016

    Guest blog by: News Team, WoodSolutions

    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.

  • Jul

    06

    2016

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    New archi:talk Richard Middleton

    Guest blog by: NewsTeam, WoodSolutions

    WoodSolutions video talks are insights into the values, motivations and opinions of leading architects, engineers, building and interior designers and other industry professionals.

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