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15 Feb 2019

A Class Act. 2019 NCC Changes create more opportunities for wood

Guest blog by: News Team

Changes to the NCC make the benefits of building in wood more easily accessible for more building classes - including schools and aged care.

27 Jan 2019

DeHavilland Apartments - mid-rise timber challenges in WA

Guest blog by: News Team

We spoke to Stuart Hawley, a Perth builder/developer from Bluerock Projects, who is hoping to use his latest project as a demonstration to drive the uptake of timber mid-rise building systems

18 Oct 2018

Bunjil Place - Grand Prix winner in the 2018 Australian Timber Design Awards

Guest blog by: News Team

Melbourne’s City of Casey’s spectacular new entertainment precinct, Bunjil Place, added the Grand Prix Award at the Australian Timber Design Awards (ATDA) to its impressive list of achievements.

12 Oct 2018

New research: increased perceptions of wood benefits and support for extending BCA changes

Guest blog by: News Team

The most recent biennial WoodSolutions tracking research has shown that positive perceptions of wood have increased, almost two thirds of respondents thought changes to the National Construction Code (NCC) should be extended – and 90%of specifiers were aware of WoodSolutions.

10 Sep 2018

New Podcast: Adam Strong - Enabling Productivity with Prefabricated Timber Systems

Guest blog by: News Team

Adam Strong is Managing Director at Strongbuild, a Sydney-based company specialising in streamlined building systems and sustainable resources with a focus on the design and delivery of multi-residential, aged-care and retirement living projects. 

05 Sep 2018

New Podcast: Biophilia with Caroline Pidcock

Guest blog by: News Team

Architect Caroline Pidcock has run her practice with a focus on biophilic design

04 Sep 2018

Why external timber cladding is OK for Class 2 and Class 3 Low-rise

Guest blog by: Boris Iskra

If your building surveyor questions the use of external timber cladding a low-rise project, this article provides you with the reasons why you’re within the requirements of the Code.

13 Jul 2018

Wood Makes More Workable Workplaces Assoc. Professor Jacki Schirmer

Guest blog by: News Team

A two minute video in which the University of Canberra's Assoc. Professor Jacki Schirmer talks about the role of wood in the workplace in increasing productivity and feelings of wellbeing.

08 Jun 2018

Hear a material disruptor at Frame Australia 2018 - Register Now!

Guest blog by: News Team

Now in its 20th year, Frame Australia 2018 –Timber Offsite Construction (Monday & Tuesday 18-19 June at Park Hyatt Melbourne), features serial construction disruptor Nick Milestone as a keynote speaker

07 Jun 2018

Wood in the workplace on TV

Guest blog by: News Team

Planet Ark's Make It Wood is promoting the wellbeing and productivity benefits of wood in the workplace

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