World of wood
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A look at some of the more unusual uses of structural timber over the past year.
Article from Timber 2017 Industry Yearbook
Recent advances in timber technology and engineering have expanded the potential of building with wood. The development of new products and component manufacturing has allowed the construction of longer spans, the erection of multi-storey timber frame buildings, the forming of compound curved surfaces, the volumetric prefabrication and modular systems and...
Timber frame construction of some description is a method which has been around for millennia; however over time it has become a tremendously refined practice to the point that – as buildings of up to six storeys become widely used in England and Wales – timber frame constructions of today...
More architects are building bigger projects than ever in wood, as new timber technology and engineering expands wood's structural potential and opens new opportunities to explore the natural organic beauty of this most environmentally friendly building material.
Large span timber structures provides a snapshot of some of the larger timber...