August 2013

News & Blogs

2013 EUROPEAN STUDY TOUR - BOOKINGS OPEN

Join us on the Tour - 7 wonderful informative and inspiring days - from Munich to Zurich, meeting leading architects and engineers.

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DESIGN IT - BUILD IT: 3+ DAY UTAS STUDIO

Last chance to enrol in this interesting, career-boosting online/offline course at the University of Tasmania’s Centre for Sustainable Architecture in Wood.

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ENROLMENTS OPEN - ONLINE GRAD CERTIFICATE IN TIMBER

Differentiate yourself with an expanded design offering or broaden your qualifications - click through to course details.

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VOTE NOW IN THE AUSTRALIAN TIMBER DESIGN AWARDS PEOPLE'S CHOICE

View all the entries and choose your favourite. Will the judges agree with your good taste?

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AUSTRALIAN TIMBER DESIGN AWARDS PRESENTATION DINNER - 19 SEPT MELBOURNE

You’re invited to a great night to see some inspirational work and network with leading design and build professionals.

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ESSENTIAL RESIDENTIAL TIMBER DESIGN FREE SEMINARS NSW ACT

Covers framing design, bushfire requirements, designing and specifying engineered wood and energy efficiency. Canberra 4-9-13, Parramatta 5-9-13.

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AIA SPIRIT OF PLACE BREAKFAST PRESENTATION: CAIRNS 7 SEPT

Here’s a chance to broaden your horizons with a trip to Cairns to see this fascinating presentation by a timber engineering guru.

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ARCHI:TALK 2 BILLIE FAIRCLOTH AND ROBERT MORRIS-NUNN

See these two highly regarded architects discuss the role of materials and timber in their work and more.

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WIKIHOUSE - OPEN SOURCE PLYWOOD DESIGNS

Discover how open source is creating new possibilities for design and CNC construction in low-cost plywood.

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MICHAEL GREEN'S TED VIDEO - TALL TIMBER

A 12 minute presentation delivered at TED, the case for using more wood in our built environment.

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AIA NSS4 TIMBER FIRE ENGINEERING SEMINARS

Click through to the remaining dates and locations of this informative and engaging presentation.

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GERMAN TIMBER PRE-FAB SCHOOLS AND FACADES

German architect Arthur Schankula explains two innovative solutions.

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INNOVATIVE GLULAM CLT 25M ROOF SPANS

How long can they keep it up?

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Presentations

CLT/MASSIVE TIMBER BUILDING SYSTEMS PRESENTATIONS

In June 2013 industry experts presented to design and construction audiences.

View the slides from the following presentations:

  1. Designing CLT Buildings, R De Brincat - Tilling
  2. Modern Screw Connectors, M Koenig - SPAX
  3. CLT Procurement Process, E Valikangas - Stora Enso
  4. Beam and Portal Frame Design Tools, C Rodger - Carter Holt Harvey
  5. LVL Cassette Floors Design, A Van Houtte - Nelson Pine
  6. Glulam & Fabrication of large timber buildings, R Mansell - Hyne
  7. Presentation Seven: Fire Design Considerations, A Dunn - Timber Development Association.

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Case Studies

If you have a project you would like to be considered for publication as a Case Study, please contact us.

Forté Living Apartments

Read how Lend Lease achieved fire compliance and assessed the environmental impact of this 10 storey CLT apartment building.

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Living Veranda

An island home designed for a semi-retired couple provides ease of movement and single-level accessibility on a significant natural slope.

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Flow

The engineered timber glulam stadium for the 2010 Winter Olympics features a huge engineered timber roof system.

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Carmarthen

Town houses using an innovative solid wood panel system in which the cassettes include insulation, membranes, doors and windows.

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What would you like to see?

Tell us what you’d like to see on WoodSolutions – we’d be delighted to hear from you.

*Candlebark School Library. Architect: Paul Haar; Photographer: Kristian Laemmle-Ruff.

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