Is it time to swallow the off-site pill?
In This Series
Katherine Wade and Oliver Neve assess the declining health of the construction industry and offer some medication for its recovery.
Article from Timber 2019 Industry Yearbook
Wood-based panel products are sheet materials that contain a significant amount of wood in the form of strips, veneers, chips, strands or fibres. The categories described in this Wood Information Sheet (WIS) are:
- Oriented strand board (OSB)
- Fibre building boards
Within each of the above...
With engineered timber becoming an increasingly prevalent component in construction, it is important for members of the construction industry to understand not only the benefits and properties of Engineered wood products, but also the different types.
With modified wood products being improved upon on a seemingly daily basis, this...
This revision includes an additional detail for floor supported on glulam beam, as well as various minor amendments.
Cross-laminated timber (CLT) offers opportunities to use timber in taller structures with wider spans where designers would traditionally have used materials such as steel, concrete and masonry by default. As with...