Innovative timber construction

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Innovative timber construction expands on the alternative forms of timber construction mentioned in Timber frame construction 5th edition: structural insulated panels, engineered stud walls, cross-laminated timber panels, twin stud walls. It explains how these forms achieve high thermal performance and shows the assembly of floors, walls and roofs, with provision for insulation and building services. It includes details for foundations, corners, ridges, eaves and windows.


  • Introduction
  • SIPs
  • Engineered stud
  • Cross-laminated timber
  • Twin stud walls
  • Looking ahead