Using wood in construction systems in tall buildings

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Utilising wood in construction systems in tall buildings

Andrew Nieland
Business Manager
Lendlease – Development

Andrew is responsible for overseeing Lendlease's innovation into sustainable timber buildings within the Australian region.

In this presentation Andrew discusses Lendlease's Forte building and the advantages and use of cross laminated timber (CLT).

For ease of viewing the presentation has been edited to five parts.


Part One: Introduction

Duration: 2 mins:30 secs

Andrew introduces Forte and CLT

Part Two: The benefits of CLT

Duration: 3 mins:40 secs

Safety, sustainability and more...

Part Three: Discovering CLT and sustainability

Duration: 5 mins:15 secs

Lendlease's exploration of CLT plus a discussion about embodied carbon

Part Four: Designing and building: the CLT difference

Duration: 6 mins:30 secs

Talking about CLT and differences in the design and build process

Part Five: Discussion: Forte and beyond

Duration: 12 mins:45 secs

Two projects, the Open Academy in Norwich, Stadthaus in Hackney plus Forte and a look to the future


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