11 Apr 2014

timber construction revolution for tall buildings

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A timber construction revolution is currently underway across Australia, one that is seeing builders change from traditional steel and concrete construction materials to timber panel systems for medium and high density residential buildings.

“These advances are influencing future construction by saving weeks in building time, and reducing both on-site and development costs,” said the organisation.

This shifting trend will be the major topic of the 2014 Frame Conference, which will be fittingly held at the Park Hyatt Melbourne, just kilometres from Forte, the world’s tallest residential timber building.

Check full article at: http://www.architectureanddesign.com.au/news/2014-frame-australia-exhibition-explores-timber-co?utm_source=Cirrus+Media+Newsletters&utm_campaign=0454fd2cd8-Architecture+and+Design+Newsletter+-+201404100941&utm_medium=email&utm_term=0_fe913f1856-0454fd2cd8-59535205