Overview

WoodSolutions features innovative timber buildings from Australia and around the world. These case studies focus on the use of timber across a vast range of applications, highlighting both its natural and environmental benefits over using steel, concrete or aluminium. Discover some of the most innovative timber buildings from Australia and around the globe - each drawing attention to timber's inherent properties of strength, durability and beauty, with the added advantage of timber being the only truly sustainable and renewable building material.

From the latest advances in engineered wood products for large-scale and multi-storey structural applications, to the natural properties and aesthetics of sawn and veneer timber for exterior and interior applications, there is much to be inspired by in the buildings you'll see here.

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Innovation

Innovative timber buildings from Australia and around the globe, featuring the latest developments in structural timber, engineered wood products, and exterior and interior applications.

Sustainability

Featuring buildings that focus on the sustainability of timber as a building material, including timber's low embodied energy, its renewability and recyclability, and timber's role in carbon storage.

Features & Finishes

A spotlight on timber's natural features and the vast range of possible finishes, accentuating the beauty of timber, which, alongside its other advantages, makes it the ideal building material.

Performance

Buildings that highlight the durability and stability of timber, including advances in engineered wood products that rival more traditional building materials in terms of strength, and the various treatments available to enhance timber's life and preserve its natural beauty.

Renovations & Additions

Residential and commercial buildings that emphasise timber's flexibility, ease-of-use and myriad aesthetic qualities, making timber the perfect material for renovations and additions.

Historical Buildings

Case studies of historical and heritage buildings that draw attention to timber as one of the oldest and most durable building materials, with buildings still standing today that date back thousands of years.

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Residential

Search and view case studies of single and multi-dwelling residential buildings that feature timber in an innovative mix of structural, exterior and interior applications, highlighting the versatility of timber for residential building design.

Commercial

Search and view commercial buildings that use timber in a range of applications: from the warmth and beauty of timber floors and stairs to the superior strength of structural timber, there is no limit to the ways timber can be employed in the design and construction of commercial buildings.

Public

Search and view case studies of public buildings that utilise timber for its many advantages over other building materials, including its acoustic and thermal properties, its durability, and its high aesthetic qualities, creating public spaces that stand the test of time.

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.

Australian Timber Design Awards


Learn more about the Australian Timber Design Awards that are a national design competition created to promote and encourage outstanding timber design in the built environment professions.

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