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

  • May

    11

    2016

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    The future is prefabricated - Frame Australia 2016

    Guest blog by: News Team, WoodSolutions

    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.

  • May

    11

    2016

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    New angles on timber cladding in NCC change

    Guest blog by: News Team, WoodSolutions

    Now designers can specify diagonally and vertically aligned timber cladding with the same Deemed-to-Satisfy (DTS) simplicity as traditional horizontal applications.

  • May

    11

    2016

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    WoodSolutions Recent Events May 2016

    Guest blog by: News Team, WoodSolutions

    WoodSolutions hosts, participates in and sponsors a wide range of events covering all sectors of the built environment. If you are involved in an event and would like to discuss WoodSolutions' participation, please contact us through this website, or the link at the base of this post.

  • May

    10

    2016

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    Code changes in Canada see immediate results

    Guest blog by: News Team, Wood Solutions

    A soon-to-be completed project in Ontario will be the first of many to take advantage of recent building code changes that encourage timber construction in multi-residential structures.

  • May

    10

    2016

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    Register Now - Frame 2016 - Architect Presentations

    Guest blog by: News Team, WoodSolutions

    The Frame Australia 2016 Conference and Exhibition on Monday 23 May at Melbourne's Park Hyatt is themed “Building construction with prefabricated timber and engineered wood.” Architects, engineers, developers, builders and others will present on topics including engineered timber and prefabrication.

  • Apr

    27

    2016

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    Career opportunities - professional timber advisers

    Guest blog by: News Team, WoodSolutions

    Are you passionate about building with wood? Excited by the untapped potential of innovative timber building systems and the recent building code changes? If you have the professional experience and expertise to support your enthusiasm, these could be your dream jobs! Simply click through to the SEEK link at the base of the job description – and yes, we will accept late entries.

  • Apr

    18

    2016

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    Frame2016 - timber projects underway

    Guest blog by: News Team, WoodSolutions

    The Frame Australia conference plays a pivotal role in bringing together the complete supply chain of engineered timber and prefabrication with the building design and construction sectors, to develop communication and create the potential for future opportunities.

  • Apr

    18

    2016

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    Weathertex achieves GreenTagCERT™ Platinum environmental ratings

    Guest blog by: News Team, WoodSolutions

    The leading supplier of natural Australian hardwood weatherboards and architectural panels, Weathertex have recently completed a rigorous evaluation from Global GreenTagCERT™ to determine their “green performance”.

  • Mar

    15

    2016

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    Timber-related code changes - read the mini-magazine!

    Guest blog by: News Team, WoodSolutions

    Recently approved changes to the National Construction Code (NCC) will come into effect in May 2016. This 12 page mini-magazine presents the story behind the changes and the opinions of some design and construction industry professionals.

  • Feb

    05

    2016

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    The code change - international experience

    Guest blog by: News Team, WoodSolutions

    The impending changes to the Australian Building Code will simplify the process of building mid-range multi-story buildings with wood as the structural material. However, it is worth looking at similar codes and the changes that have been enacted in other countries in recent years to see their level of success in encouraging wood construction.

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