Timber continues to be the preeminent material in residential design and construction because it is: natural, sustainable, easily workable, thermally efficient, when specified and finished correctly - durable and long-lasting, and because it is simply inspirationally beautiful!
In a new 30 sec video, Peter Maddison award-winning architect and host of Grand Designs Australia, introduces us to the benefits of Wood. The Ultimate Renewable™ for Planet Ark's Make it Wood program.
This seminar focused on the key design considerations for structural engineers - from concept to construction, and launched new timber engineering preliminary design software, TimberTech.
Timber has been used in many applications, ranging from residential housing to marine structures, and more recently mid-rise and multi-storey buildings.
Held on February 27th at Holmesglen TAFE, Chadstone, the site of the WoodSolutions Mid-rise demonstration model, this seminar focussed on principles of best practice Mid-rise Timber Construction to maximise productivity.
The panel of presenters dicsussed:
Efficient Residential Timber Design • Economical Specification of Engineered Wood Products • Designing Fire &/or Acoustic Rated Systems - Getting It Right • Inspirational Timber Appearance Fit-out Ideas and Approaches • Featuring: the 2013 Australian Timber Design Awards winners
Presentations from the Tall Timber Construction Seminar 2017 Melbourne
Presentations range from developer relationships, timber design, planning, and cost efficiences.
Presentations from the Residential Timber Design Seminar 2017 Melbourne
This special WoodSolutions Seminar in Victoria showcased this year’s Australian Timber Design Awards entrants and winners, combined with a technical seminar focussed on a range of new residential timber framing concepts, approaches and products and specification of timber flooring.
This ‘case study’ focused WoodSolutions seminar presented award-winning local and interstate projects in categories including: Residential, Multi Residential, Alterations & Additions, Sustainability, Interior Fit-out, Timber Windows and Doors, Recycled Timber as well as the overall 2017 ATDA