20 June 2012 - Advanced Timber Building Systems Seminar

Advanced Timber Building Systems Seminar & Forte Site Visit

Wednesday 20th June 2012 - AM (PM SOLD OUT) Half Day Seminars

Victoria Harbour, Docklands, Melbourne

Seminar presentations will be posted on this site - please register to ensure you recieve newsletter updates.

Hear expert speakers and tour a world-renowned building site!

Be informed and inspired by this half day seminar featuring Australian and international speakers discussing the latest developments in massive timber construction.

Visit the World's Tallest Multi-Residential Timber Building Site

Melbourne's Victoria Harbour is home to Lendlease's Forté - at ten storeys it's the world's tallest timber residential building. Delegates have an exclusive opportunity to visit the site during construction and view a CLT (Cross Laminated Timber) build.


CLT in Multistorey Residential Buildings

Philipp Zumbrunnen, Design Director, EURBAN/CarbonEng UK

A specialist timber engineer, Philipp is a founding director of CarbonEng where he is responsible for timber design. As a Project director of EURBAN Limited, he also manages the design and delivery team. Philipp's fascinating presentation includes a brief history of CLT, a look at CLT structures in the UK, including a new case study and some pointers to the future of massive timber construction.

EXPAN Technology - innovations in post-tension timber building

Andy Buchannan, Professor of Timber Design, University of Canterbury NZ & Research Director, Structural Timber Innovation Company (STIC)

Andy's main interest is multi-storey timber buildings, with additional expertise in earthquake engineering, fire safety and environmental impacts of timber and other materials. This presentation looks at some of the remarkable results that have been achieved with EXPAN and examines its potential as an alternate building system.

A comparison of CLT in Sydney Affordable Housing Apartment Blocks

Richard Hough, Principle, ARUP

Sydney based, Richard is a principal and structural engineer of global design group ARUP. He chairs a global network of multi-storey timber enthusiasts in the firm. Richard's presentation compares CLT with a conventional multi-storey residential concrete design, across fire engineering, acoustics, structure, energy, CO2, programme and cost parameters.


Morning Session (AM Ticket)

7.30am - Registration

8.15am - Seminar Begins

11.30am - Hard Hat CLT Experience 

12.30pm - Seminar Closes

Afternoon Session (PM Ticket)

12.30pm - Registration

1.15pm - Seminar Begins

4.30pm - Hard Hat CLT Experience

5.30pm - Seminar Closes

Venue: Crest Room, Level 2, Gate 6, Etihad Stadium, Docklands, Vic, 3008
740 Bourke St
Docklands, VIC 3008

For further information on the event please call 1300 414 044

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