Residential Timber Frame Construction Standard – AS 1684 2021 Revision

31 Aug 2021

This Standard specifies requirements for building practice and the selection, placement and fixing of the various structural elements used in the construction of timber-framed houses or alterations and additions to such buildings. The Standard was recently revised to make technical changes, correct mistakes and clarify the application of the document. Technical changes include: 

  • Flooring and decking changes to reflect current research and experiences

  • New nail and screw fixings for thick timber

  • Bracing capacity change to reflect the use of common timber 

  • Amending metal tie-down connections details 

The webinar’s presenters are experts in their respective fields; 

George Dolezal is Meyer Timber Principal Engineer and member of the Standards committee responsible for the Standard. 

Tim Rossiter is MiTek’s General Manager for Building Solution Asia Pacific with years of experience in timber design. 

Boris Iskra, National Manager - Codes & Standards at Forest & Wood Products Australia, gives an update on other Code and Standards changes.

 

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