► WoodSolutions Webinar | Designing for Buildability – Tolerances, Handling and Speed in Construction


Designing for buildability is critical for fast construction and the assurance of avoiding surprises on site. By following certain principles, timber buildings can be installed faster than conventional buildings.

In this presentation, Adam Jones, Technical Manager for CLT manufacturer XLam and Rohan Jones, General Manager of Savcon, a leading mass timber construction company, will present on a range of critical design & construction topics including:
- Designing to allow for tolerances in connections
- Practical on-site tips for timber assembly
- Critical design and buildability advice to enable fast and successful installation

Understanding and designing for tolerances is critically important – come and learn from the experts.


Adam Jones, Technical Manager for CLT manufacturer XLam

Adam Jones is the Technical Manager for XLam Solutions, specialising in the design, manufacture and assembly for engineered wood products (EWPs) and is deeply engaged in building specifiers to create low carbon and healthy buildings. He was one of the leading contributors to the WoodSolutions Structural Engineering Technical Guide for EWPs for Australian Engineers. He is passionate about assisting design teams in adopting mass timber products with the consideration of structure, acoustics, fire, regulations, manufacturing and assembly.

Rohan Jones, General Manager of Savcon

Rohan Jones is the General Manager of Savcon a position he has held since 2011, prior to this he was Savcon’s Construction Manager for over a decade. For the past 3 years has been responsible for identifying growth opportunities within the industry. With the emergence of Mass Timber Construction in Australia, he has spearheaded industry specialists to form an elite team, which has enabled Savcon’s growth and development into one of the global industry leaders in Mass Timber Construction.

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