Aiming high with glulam

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Andrew Lawrence, Arup's Timber Specialist, discusses the potential for tall wood buildings.

Article from the TRADA Timber Industry Yearbook 2014

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Cross-laminated residential towersnavigation-arrow

Andrew Waugh and Matthew Wells spell out their timber solution for apartments rising to nearly 100m.

Article from the TRADA Timber Industry Yearbook 2014

01/01/2014 |  Magazine Article  

Residential timber: Cost modelnavigation-arrow

Prepared by Alinea in association with TRADA member Engenuiti, this document presents two detailed exemplar cost models, one each for a CLT and concrete design for a seven-storey private residential building. The scheme has been designed with both a timber and concrete solution in mind at the outset, for ease of...

07/12/2017 |  Info from other organisation  

Wind-induced vibration in tall timber buildingsnavigation-arrow

Wind-induced vibration is an important design consideration in tall buildings in any structural material. The two main forms of wind-induced vibration - across-wind vibration due to vortex shedding and along-wind vibration due to turbulence - were taken into consideration when undertaking this study. Both types are addressed in Eurocode 1.

01/01/2014 |  Research Summarie