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

    19

    2017

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    Frame Australia - Timber most viable option for mid-rise building

    Guest blog by: News Team, WoodSolutions

    Visit Frame Australia 2017 and discover why, although CLT is the dynamic new kid on the block, conventional timber frames with engineered timber floor systems are still the most viable and commercial option for medium density construction.

  • May

    12

    2017

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    Exposed CLT faces new challenges

    Guest blog by: News Team, WoodSolutions

    Turning CLT from a structural material into a building system creates interesting challenges - facades among them.

  • May

    01

    2017

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    Building inspections for engineered timber construction

    Guest blog by: News Team, WoodSolutions

    Despite panelised timber frame systems being manufactured offsite in factories, building inspections are still an essential part of the brave new world of engineered timber.

  • Mar

    22

    2017

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    New Report: Wood - Nature Inspired Design

    Guest blog by: News Team, WoodSolution

    To coincide with World Wood Day 2017 Planet Ark has completed a new report - Wood - Nature Inspired Design - which outlines the importance of connecting buildings with the natural world and how with 'Nature Connected Design' (also called biophilic design) and using wood we can bring nature indoors and provide a healthier, happier environment for all.

  • Dec

    12

    2016

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    New Design Guide - Robustness in Structures

    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).

  • Dec

    08

    2016

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    New design : talk Lindsay Douglas

    Guest blog by: News Team, WoodSolutions

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

  • Dec

    01

    2016

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    New design : talk Dean Picken

    Guest blog by: News Team, WoodSolutions

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

  • 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.

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