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16 May 2015

Free - 5 storey wood frame design example

Guest blog by: News Team

Design examples are a quick and easy way to see how ideas can be put into practice. In this document, designed for the north American market, a 5 storey timber framed building over a masonry podium is examined.

22 Apr 2015

Commercial Building Cost Comparisons – Timber Saves

Guest blog by: News Team

Internationally, as people seek more sustainable building processes, cost comparisons are producing some surprising results, as shown in this project report from Forest and Wood Products Australia.

14 Apr 2015

NEW Planet Ark report - Wood Housing Health Humanity

Guest blog by: News Team

The role of building materials in the user experience has often been discussed - in general terms. This new report from Planet Ark looks at the scientific evidence that demonstrates the positive influences of wood on the occupants of a building.

07 Apr 2015

Global tall timber project update

Guest blog by: Nicholas Sills

A Canadian who recently completed his Master’s degree in Switzerland and now works for a mass timber company in British Columbia. Nicholas provides insight into current market conditions and optimised solutions for innovative design scenarios.

10 Mar 2015

New Vienna 24 storey high rise approved

Guest blog by: Hartmut Herring

Hartmut Hering, the author of this blog entry, is a German wood construction engineer living in France and specialising in construction methods and technologies.

13 Feb 2015

Australian Timber Design Workshop in progress

Guest blog by: News Team

The Centre for Sustainable Architecture with Wood (CSAW) at University of Tasmania's Launceston campus provides industry-leading undergraduate and postgraduate short and long courses. The Australian Timber Design Workshop (ATDW) in February 2015 involvres students in two weeks of study in UTAS, Launceston, Tasmania

13 Feb 2015

AIQS, AILA CPD events in the pipeline

Guest blog by: News Team

In addition to ongoing tutorials - contact us or read blog posts for details in your area - WoodSolutions is working with professional bodies to create special offers for their members.

11 Feb 2015

2015 Australian Timber Design Awards Entries Open

Guest blog by: News Team

The Australian Timber Design Awards are Australia's premier awards for designing and building with timber. A wide range of categories provide opportunities for design and build professionals to showcase their work in different sectors.

10 Feb 2015

WoodWorks 2015 awards announced

Guest blog by: News Team

WoodWorks is an initiative of the Wood Products Council, a cooperative venture of major North American wood associations as well as government agencies and other funding partners.

04 Feb 2015

FREE New CAD drawings for Design Guide details

Guest blog by: News Team

WoodSolutions Technical Design Guides cover a wide range of topics and applications and are written by experts for architects, building designers, engineers and other design and build professionals.

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