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Buildings We Deserve Theforestblog - News - 1 week ago
While checking usocial media, I came a cross this article from ARCHITECTURE AU on LinkedIn.  The Austrailian publication has great content. “The Buildings We Deserve” is a Q&A with Andrew Waugh.  Andrew is the co-founder of Waugh Thistleton, a London-based architecture firm that specializes in Timber structures. Timber in much of the world is used to refer to … Continue reading "Buildings We Deserve" The post Buildings We Deserve appeared first on Theforestblog .
Beechwood bike timberbiz - News - 1 week ago
If you’re a pre-professional design student, you could cut the frame from two sheets of plywood, slap a full-length bench seat on it, shellac it, and call it good. Source: Timberbiz Well, at least that’s what Moholy-Nagy University of Art and Design student Tamás Túri did. The Hungarian designer created a working prototype of what he calls the REVO: A trendy twist on the modern tandem bike. “Imagine it as IKEA furniture,” Túri said. “The assembly shouldn’t take longer than half an hour.” Túri claims...
“The overarching goal of the project is to propose a design methodology for seismic loading for large panels subjected to large in-plane loading, including some consisting of a composite made of concrete and cross-laminated timber (CLT),” said Arijit Sinha, associate professor of renewable... (more) Additional Information:  OSU Press Release Arijit Sinha
“Mayor Lundberg is doing something important for the pride of the community,” said Lech Muszynski, associate professor at Oregon State University. “She’s demonstrating the capacity of this technology. If it can work for this challenging open parking structure, it can work for just about anything... (more) Additional Information:  Full Story
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New criteria for carbon building timberbiz - News - 2 weeks ago
The Green Building Council of Australia has introduced a new criteria for low and zero-carbon buildings in the latest changes to its Green Star rating. Source: Architecture Au Five- and six-star Green Star-rated buildings will now have to meet minimum greenhouse gas emission standards, while measures to increase industry capacity in air-tightness testing and to encourage the use of sustainably sourced structural timber have also been introduced. A project with a five-star Green Star certification...
Europe leads the way with tall timber timberbiz - News - 3 weeks ago
France, Austria and Norway are to become home to the world’s tallest wooden buildings according to a new report by the Council on Tall Buildings and Urban Habitat (CTBUH), which has found Europe to be leading the timber construction movement. Source: Dezeen The CTBUH conducted the study Tall Timber: A Global Audit on built, under construction and proposed towers. It assessed height, location and construction type, including both all-timber and hybrid designs. The report found that 21 timber buildings...
Lendlease’s 5th engineered timber building timberbiz - News - 3 weeks ago
Fire and termites will be no threat to a nine-storey all-timber office block to be built in inner Brisbane, according to the construction team. Source: ABC News Taller wooden buildings exist in Australia and around the world but 25 King, now underway at the $2.9-billion RNA Showgrounds redevelopment site, is touted as the tallest engineered-timber office tower on Earth. The Brisbane building is due for completion in late 2018. Cross-laminated timber (CLT) – layers of wood glued together under high...
Fire station to be built of timber timberbiz - News - 3 weeks ago
What better way to showcase the many qualities of engineered timber, including fire compliance in contemporary building design than a new Fire Station? Source: Timberbiz This was the view of Hyne Timber when a potential opportunity arose to give the Maryborough Fire and Emergency Service personnel a new, state-of-theart facility. The existing facility, an iconic part of Maryborough’s history, requires a complete functional overhaul while aiming to restore and retain the 1950’s local heritage valued...
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