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timberbiz -6 days ago

Healthy Homes to showcase CLT build

See a spectacular new Sydney CLT build on Network Ten’s Healthy Homes this Saturday. Source: Timberbiz Take a first look into Sydney architect James Fitzpatrick’s spectacular new home on Network Ten’s long running lifestyle series Healthy Homes Australia. The show will air on Saturday 13 October at 1.55pm on TEN and then Sunday 14 October at 3.30pm on ONE. The bold, striking design s...

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timberbiz -7 days ago

Head Above Water

This year’s London Design Festival was a head-line act featuring Steuart Padwick’s landmark sculpture ‘Head Above Water’. The award winning British furniture designer created the 9-metre high gender, ethnicity and age neutral installation in support of the Time to Change campaign to remove the stigma of mental illness. Source: Timberbiz The massive sculpture was made from CLT provided ...

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timberbiz -2 weeks ago

Timber Expo UK starts next week

Timber Expo is an annual trade show in the UK, covering a breadth of timber applications from timber frame, sawmills, merchants, glulam, SIPs, CLT, fixings and fastenings, timber cladding, doors/windows, mouldings, skirtings and flooring. Source: Timberbiz Timber Expo is supported by industry associations including TRADA, STTC, BMF, RIBA, CIAT and NaCSBA where trade visitors can gather under o...

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timberbiz -2 weeks ago

Landmark Oregon CLT project a warning to CLT industry

A massive accident and cost overrun at a landmark CLT project in Oregon in the US has been cited as a warning to the burgeoning CLT industry in Australia. Source: Philip Hopkins for Timberbiz Chris Lafferty, manager of research and development at Forest and Wood Products Australia, said the problems at a big $US79 million CLT project at Oregon State University – the glue failed, a heavy panel co...

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timberbiz -3 weeks ago

Strongbuild podcast with Adam Strong on timber

Adam Strong is the Managing Director of Strongbuild, a Sydney based company which specialises in using timber as a sustainable and versatile resource in delivering high quality building systems across a diverse range of projects. Source: Timberbiz Strongbuild was established in 2000 with an initial focus on high end housing projects around the Northern beaches of NSW. As demand grew, the busin...

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USFS -4 weeks ago

Cross Laminated Timber Fire Testing

Live footage of fire testing on a full-scale cross laminated timber building. The tests are explained by two FPL researchers involved in the project. Testing demonstrated it is possible to build a fire resistant building using CLT....

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timberbiz -4 weeks ago

Tulipwood MultiPly at London Design Festival

MultiPly, a nine-metre high, carbon-neutral wooden pavilion made entirely of American tulipwood has opened to the public in the Sackler Courtyard of the V&A in time for the London Design Festival. Source: Timberbiz The 43m3 of tulipwood that makes up MultiPly stores the equivalent of 30 tonnes of carbon dioxide and is replaced with natural growth in the American forest in five minutes. The...

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timberbiz -4 weeks ago

Next Gen Timber Products and Systems

On Thursday 13 September Forest & Wood Products Australia in conjunction with ARC and Future TimberHub held a one day event focusing on Next Generation Timber Products and Systems in Melbourne which attracted overseas and Australian presenters. Source: Timberbiz The seminar and workshop topics all revolved around Australia’s R&D capacity to consider future market opportunities, assess ri...

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timberbiz -1 month ago

Responsible Wood at Engineered Wood Products seminar

Glue Laminated Timber (GLT), Cross Laminated Timber (CLT) and Laminated Veneer Lumber (LVL) were in the spotlight as the movers and shakers in the Queensland timber industry converged on the Grand Ballroom at the Victoria Park Golf Complex in downtown Brisbane to discuss the evolving trends in the engineered timber industry. Source: Timberbiz Responsible Wood members Hyne Timber and Wesbeam sho...

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timberbiz -1 month ago

Australian & NZ CLT market research

The Australia and New Zealand Cross Laminated Timber (CLT) market is currently at a nascent stage. This market is expected to exhibit strong growth in the next five years with a number of residential and non-residential CLT projects in the pipeline. Source: Timberbiz The Australia and New Zealand Cross Laminated Timber (CLT) Market: Industry Trends, Share, Size, Growth, Opportunity and Forecast...

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Naturally:Wood -1 year ago

Brock Commons Tallwood House - Chapter 3: Construction Process

Construction of the mass timber structure at the University of British Columbia’s Brock Commons Tallwood House took about nine weeks —two month ahead of schedule. The average speed of the mass timber erection and envelope installation was two floors per week. This included the columns and CLT panels, encapsulation of the wood components with gypsum board, the pouring of a concrete topping, a...

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FBN -1 year ago

BLOG: Free Montana mass timber workshop & tour set for June 28, 2017

Last spring, Forest Business Network (FBN) and community partners held a one-day workshop in Missoula, Montana, titled "Montana: Mass Timber Rising," which exposed Montana businesses and government to mass timber products—such as cross-laminated timber (CLT)....

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Naturally:Wood -2 years ago

Brock Commons Time Lapse - UBC Tall Wood Building

www.naturallywood.com Brock Commons Phase 1 is an 18-storey hybrid mass timber residence under construction at the University of British Columbia (UBC). With the wood structure complete, the building is comprised of 17 storeys of mass timber construction above a concrete podium and two concrete stair cores. The floor structure consists of 5-ply cross laminated timber (CLT) panels supported on gl...

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Naturally:Wood -2 years ago

Introduction to Brock Commons - UBC Tall Wood Building

www.naturallywood.com Brock Commons Phase 1 is an 18-storey mass timber hybrid residence under construction at the University of British Columbia (UBC). The building will be comprised of 17 storeys of mass timber construction above a concrete podium and two concrete stair cores. The floor structure will consist of 5-ply cross laminated timber (CLT) panels supported on glue laminated timber (glula...

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Metla - Venäjän metsätietopalvelu -3 years ago

Laatokan talotehtaalle valtion lainaa CLT-tuotantoon

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FBN -3 years ago

2016 Mass Timber Conference to address cross-laminated timber use in North America; steering committee confirmed

Mark your calendar for March 23-24, 2016. Forest Business Network's new Mass Timber Conference will focus on cross-laminated timber (CLT), glulam, nail laminated timber, and other mass timber wood products and their applications....

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Naturally:Wood -4 years ago

マスティンバー建築事例 - UBC地球科学ビル(5部シリーズ第4部)

www.naturallywood.com ブリティッシュ・コロンビア大学の地球科学ビルは、CLTをふんだんに、かつまったく新しい形で取り入れている建物です。2棟の5階建がアトリウムで結ばれており、地球科学部の学生に近代的な学習環境を、そして研究者には最新のラボ施設を提供しています。 アトリウムではむ...

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Naturally:Wood -4 years ago

The Wood Innovation and Design Centre

www.naturallywood.com The Wood Innovation and Design Centre (WIDC) is the tallest wood building in Prince George and the tallest contemporary wood building in North America. Completed in October 2014, the WIDC is a six-storey plus mechanical penthouse, 29.5 metre-high structure that showcases British Columbia’s growing expertise in the design and construction of large-scale wood buildings. ...

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UN-REDD Programme -4 years ago

Forest Inventory Key to Policy Planning

Source: The Hindu -- Forest inventories are crucial for assessing the current status of trees, woodlands and forests in a country, and providing a benchmark for monitoring the performance of various policies....

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UN-REDD Programme -5 years ago

UN-REDD Explores Transparency and Accountability in REDD+

Source: IISD -- The UN Collaborative Programme on Reducing Emissions from Deforestation (UN-REDD) released a report on 'Sharing National Experiences in Strengthening Transparency, Accountability, and Integrity for REDD+.' The publication features examples from the Democratic Republic of the Congo (DRC), Kenya, Nepal and the Philippines....

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UN-REDD Programme -5 years ago

'Signature' Achievement on Forests at UN Climate Talks

Source: BBC News -- Nations meeting in Warsaw at UN talks have agreed a significant step forward towards curbing emissions from deforestation....

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UN-REDD Programme -5 years ago

Forest Cover can Guide Effective REDD+ Development Policies – Experts

Source: CIFOR -- The extent and rate of change to a country’s forest cover provides a useful guide for designing context-specific and effective REDD+ policies, according to researchers from the Center for International Forestry Research (CIFOR)....

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UN-REDD Programme -5 years ago

Communities can Monitor Forests as Well as Experts'

Source: BBC News -- Communities living alongside the world's tropical forests can estimate an area's carbon stocks as effectively as hi-tech systems, a study has shown....

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UN-REDD Programme -5 years ago

REDD+ Talks: Leaders from Business, UN and Forest Communities Highlight REDD+ to Tackle Climate Change

Source: UN-REDD Programme -- Leaders from the private, public and civil society sectors convened at REDD+ Talks: NYC to discuss their experiences of Reducing Emissions from Deforestation and Forest Degradation (REDD+) and the role of the private sector in advancing this critical mechanism to tackle deforestation and climate change....

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UN-REDD Programme -5 years ago

FCPF and Costa Rica Sign Landmark REDD+ Agreement

Source: IISD -- The World Bank, on behalf of the Forest Carbon Partnership Facility (FCPF), and the Government of Costa Rica have announced an agreement for the purchase of an Emission Reductions Payment Agreement (ERPA) for REDD+ worth as much as US$63 million....

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UN-REDD Programme -5 years ago

REDD+ Finance: Where Next?

Source: Ecosystem Marketplace -- Over the past six weeks, Forest Trends’ REDDX and ODI’s Climate Funds Update have been exploring the state of REDD+ finance with input from Transparency International, the Tropical Forest Group, Ecosystem Marketplace and UNEP Finance Initiative. Here's how these organizations can work together in the future to shine more light on this critical process....

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UN-REDD Programme -5 years ago

The United Nations Presents REDD+ Talks: NYC

Source: UN-REDD Programme -- The United Nations Programme to Reduce Emissions from Deforestation and Forest Degradation (UN-REDD) and Code REDD present REDD+ Talks: NYC, an official side event to the sixty-seventh session of the United Nations General Assembly to mark UN-REDD's fifth anniversary....

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UN-REDD Programme -5 years ago

UN-REDD Releases Symposium Report on REDD+ in the Green Economy

Source: IISD -- Overall, the report notes that REDD+ could catalyze progress towards a green economy, while activities to move towards a green economy may stimulate additional investments in REDD+....

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UN-REDD Programme -5 years ago

Indonesia Releases Score on Forest Governance

Source: IISD -- The UN Collaborative Programme on Reducing Emissions from Deforestation and Forest Degradation in Developing Countries (UN-REDD) has launched the English version of the report of the Participatory Governance Assessment (PGA) in Indonesia. The document, titled '2012 Indonesia Forest, Land and REDD+ Governance Index,' is the first of four PGA reports expected from REDD+ partner count...

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UN-REDD Programme -5 years ago

Global Green Economies Symposium, 19-20 June 2013

Source: UN-- The Global Symposium on REDD+ in a Green Economy was convened on 19-20 of June, 2013 to reflecton lessons learned during pilot activities with the aim of giving key decision makers a better business case for protecting and restoring forests, and a more informed basis for linking REDD+ planning and investments with green economy efforts....

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UN-REDD Programme -5 years ago

WWF and Thailand government launch TREEMAPS, the first high-precision forest carbon mapping initiative in South-east Asia

Source:WWF--The Department of National Parks, Wildlife and Plant Conservation (DNP) and WWF-Thailand formally launched on June 6th the joint project, TREEMAPS - Tracking Reductions in Carbon Emissions through Enhanced Monitoring and Project Support - which aims to establish Thailand’s first forest carbon basemap and monitoring system, as well as establishing a sub-national REDD+ project....

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UN-REDD Programme -5 years ago

Mexico Unveils National Climate Change Strategy

Source: SustainableBusiness -- Mexico's President Enrique Peña Nieto has unveiled a National Climate Change Strategy that he says will lead to "green growth" in the country....

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UN-REDD Programme -5 years ago

UN-REDD Seeks to Calm Row with Panama Indigenous Body

Source: Thomson Reuters Foundation -- The U.N.-backed initiative on Reducing Emissions from Deforestation and Forest Degradation (UN-REDD) launched an independent investigation and evaluation after the National Coordinating Body of Indigenous Peoples in Panama (COONAPIP) announced it would pull out of the programme in March. ...

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UN-REDD Programme -5 years ago

President of Indonesia Extends Moratorium on New Permits Issued for Forest Usage

Source: UNORCID -- As one of the efforts undertaken to reduce emission from deforestation and forest degradation, President Susilo Bambang Yudhoyono (SBY), through Presidential Instruction No. 6/2013 signed on 13 May 2013, has approved the extension of the Moratorium on Natural Forests and Peatlands in Conservation, Protection and Production Forests for an additional two years....

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UN-REDD Programme -5 years ago

Indonesia's Indigenous People Win Right to Millions of Hectares of Forest

Source: Mongabay -- In a landmark ruling, Indonesia's Constitutional Court has invalidated the Indonesian government's claim to millions of hectares of forest land, potentially giving indigenous and local communities the right to manage their customary forests... ...

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UN-REDD Programme -6 years ago

How Do We Feed the World and Still Address the Drivers of Deforestation?

Source: Skoll World Forum -- To address these issues, and in advance of the World Forests Summit hosted by the Economist in March, the Skoll World Forum on Social Entrepreneurship partnered with the Stanford Institute for the Environment and Mongabay News to surface the latest insights and innovations at the intersection of deforestation and sustainability. ...

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UN-REDD Programme -6 years ago

Investing in Healthy Forests Vital for Transition to Green Economy

Source: UN News Centre -- Investing in healthy forests is not only vital for human and environmental well-being but also crucial in the transition to a low-carbon, resource-efficient green economy....

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UN-REDD Programme -6 years ago

Bangladesh Taking Ahead REDD+

Source: Global Post -- Environment and Forests Minister Dr. Hasan Mahmud said Bangladesh, which joined the UN-REDD programme in August 2011, is now ready to move forward in a coordinated and planned way through the three phases of REDD+....

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IAALD -7 years ago

Les Cahiers Agricultures en Open Access pour tous

2012/02 - AgInfo News ...

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IAALD -7 years ago

ICT Update : Chaînes de valeur

2012/02 - ICT Update ...

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IAALD -7 years ago

Communication stratégique en ligne

2011/06 - ICT Update [Grâce aux outils web 2.0, les chercheurs, les organisations et les particuliers peuvent développer une stratégie de communication pour influencer les décideurs politiques et les débats] ...

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IAALD -7 years ago

Telecentres Africa

TelecentresAfrica est une initiative lancée par le CTA et la fondation InfoBridge en appui à la fourniture de services aux communautés rurales en Afrique y compris les télécentres et les radios communautaires. ...

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IAALD -7 years ago

Politique rurale des TIC

2011/06 - ICT Update ...

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IAALD -8 years ago

ICT Update : Foresterie communautaire

2011/04 - ICT Update ...

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IAALD -8 years ago

Web 2.0 : panorama des outils, des services et des applications pour les bibliothèques

2011/04 - URFIST de Bretagne et des Pays de la Loire ...

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IAALD -8 years ago

Les femmes rurales veulent plus d’accès aux TIC !

2011/03 - e-Agriculture ...

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IAALD -8 years ago

Applications mobiles

2010/12 - ICT Update ...

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IAALD -8 years ago

Les TIC boostent la coopération paysanne

2010/06 - ICT Update ...

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IAALD -8 years ago

'Agri-savoirs' en Afrique

2010/08 - Knowledge Share Fair Blog ...

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IAALD -8 years ago

La FAO offre l’accès gratuit à sa mine de statistiques

2010/07 - FAO [La plus grande base de données mondiale sur l’alimentation et l’agriculture est désormais accessible en ligne] ...

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IAALD -49 years ago

Sponsored: 64% off Code Black Drone with HD Camera

Our #1 Best-Selling Drone--Meet the Dark Night of the Sky! ...