The 2018 conference focused on timber and engineered wood buildings both locally and globally, with sessions on the key themes of Building Design, Technology, Manufacturing and Construction.
This housing project by the Department of Health & Human Resources includes two sites, site one is a 3 storey building containing 22 dwellings; site four is a 4 storey building containing 46 dwellings. The nature of the project is to provide affordable housing in a suitable scale in the area, and it targets to deliver the outcome in a tight program. The buildings utilise lightweight timber construction with design and supply by Tilling SmartStruct solutions using Tecbeam and MaxiFloor floor systems for long spans and high acoustic performance.
This urban development Parkland Estate in Sydney’s North West has a range of housing types, and the stage two building currently under construction is a 6 storey 134 apartment building in a mix of 1, 2 & 3 bedrooms. Construction is hybrid with lightweight timber framed walls and CLT floors, using prefabricated fully closed walls with LVL studs and plates, combined with CLT floor panels. Engineering design initiatives enabled the cost of construction to be significantly reduced from initial estimates.
The development will comprise a five-storey high-density residential building including 15 residential apartments with ground floor commercial use. Construction will be engineered wood (LVL) framing with CLT floor panels to accommodate the complex walls layout from diverse apartment designs on each level. Stair well and lift shaft to be CLT, and external cladding to be a lightweight brick tiles system.
The Adina Apartment Hotel is a new 220 room hotel 11 storey building on top of an existing six storey structure in Melbourne’s Southbank, with construction to be completed while the building below is operational and tenanted. Designed fully in CLT the lighter weight material allows 9 storeys to be built above two stabilising floors, compared to only 6 extra storeys in concrete and steel. Fast build times are improved with pre-built modular bathrooms, with a floor added every 4 days and opening up opportunities for more vertical extensions using timber construction.
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