Worked example: 12-storey building of cross-laminated timber (Eurocode 5)

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This document contains a worked example of a 12-storey residential structure made of cross-laminated timber (CL).


It is designed to Ultimate Limit State and Serviceability Limit States in accordance with Eurocode 5 (BS EN 1995-1-1:2004 and the UK
National Annex).


For an explanation of the design principles see TRADA’ Guidance Document 10: Cross-laminated Timber (Eurocode 5) Design Guide for Project Feasibility.

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