Advanced Timber Building Systems Seminar & Forte Site Visit
Wednesday 20th June 2012 - AM (PM SOLD OUT) Half Day Seminars
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Hear expert speakers and tour a world-renowned building site!
Be informed and inspired by this half day seminar featuring Australian and international speakers discussing the latest developments in massive timber construction.
Visit the World's Tallest Multi-Residential Timber Building Site
Melbourne's Victoria Harbour is home to Lendlease's Forté - at ten storeys it's the world's tallest timber residential building. Delegates have an exclusive opportunity to visit the site during construction and view a CLT (Cross Laminated Timber) build.
CLT in Multistorey Residential Buildings
Philipp Zumbrunnen, Design Director, EURBAN/CarbonEng UK
A specialist timber engineer, Philipp is a founding director of CarbonEng where he is responsible for timber design. As a Project director of EURBAN Limited, he also manages the design and delivery team. Philipp's fascinating presentation includes a brief history of CLT, a look at CLT structures in the UK, including a new case study and some pointers to the future of massive timber construction.
EXPAN Technology - innovations in post-tension timber building
Andy Buchannan, Professor of Timber Design, University of Canterbury NZ & Research Director, Structural Timber Innovation Company (STIC)
Andy's main interest is multi-storey timber buildings, with additional expertise in earthquake engineering, fire safety and environmental impacts of timber and other materials. This presentation looks at some of the remarkable results that have been achieved with EXPAN and examines its potential as an alternate building system.
A comparison of CLT in Sydney Affordable Housing Apartment Blocks
Richard Hough, Principle, ARUP
Sydney based, Richard is a principal and structural engineer of global design group ARUP. He chairs a global network of multi-storey timber enthusiasts in the firm. Richard's presentation compares CLT with a conventional multi-storey residential concrete design, across fire engineering, acoustics, structure, energy, CO2, programme and cost parameters.
Morning Session (AM Ticket)
7.30am - Registration
8.15am - Seminar Begins
11.30am - Hard Hat CLT Experience
12.30pm - Seminar Closes
Afternoon Session (PM Ticket)
12.30pm - Registration
1.15pm - Seminar Begins
4.30pm - Hard Hat CLT Experience
5.30pm - Seminar Closes
Venue: Crest Room, Level 2, Gate 6, Etihad Stadium, Docklands, Vic, 3008
740 Bourke St
Docklands, VIC 3008
For further information on the event please call 1300 414 044