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WoodSolutions Seminar: Essential Exterior Timber Design Seminar (VIC)

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Timber has always provided a stunningly beautiful choice for external applications: cladding, decking, screens, boardwalks, jetties, landscaping, to name a few. The use of timber externally continues to grow in popularity and for good reason – it is aesthetically pleasing, it has excellent environmental credentials, and when specified correctly, provides a durable and beautiful long-lasting design solution.

But choosing the correct species, finish, treatment and installation process is critical to a successful design outcome. This free seminar will provide the key facts to using timber externally. The presentations from one of Australia’s leading timber-focused architect and other timber industry experts will cover: the selection, design and use of timber in cladding, decking and other external applications (with project case studies), choosing the right timber finishes for exterior use, when and how to effectively use preservative treated timber, and also the latest information around specifying timber in exterior applications in bushfire-prone areas; a critical issue every summer.

The seminar is a must for all building and design professionals including architects, building designers, engineers, certifiers, builders, regulators, educators and students.

Date: Tuesday 27th February 2018
Venue: Library at the Dock Docklands
Time: 12.15 pm registration for 12.30 - 5.00pm
CPD: 4.0 Informal CPD points available for attendance.
Cost: FREE for all design and building professionals 
RSVP: Click Here to register before 23rd February


Program & Speakers

12.15pm Registration  Performance Space Library at the Dock

12.30pm start

Welcome & Introduction
Alastair Woodard, WoodSolutions

Durability and Preservative Treatment of External Timbers - Ensuring It Lasts
Nick Livanes, Koppers Australia

Timber Finishes for Exterior Applications – Ensuring It Looks Good
Douglas Curr, Cabot’s Premium Woodcare

Solid Timber Wood Cladding & Decking – Selection and Design
Joe Ballester, Woodform Architectural

Afternoon Tea & Networking

The Architectural Use of Timber Externally

Shaping the Environment Through the Things We Build
Theodore Kerlidis, Director, k20 Architecture

Use of Timber Products in Bushfire-prone Areas – the Latest Advances
Boris Iskra, Forest & Wood Products Australia

5.00 pm Seminar Finish

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