See us at designEX
Thursday, 15th April 2010
You're invited to visit us at Australia's premier interior design and architecture event, designEX, 22-24 April 2010 at Sydney Convention and Exhibition Centre. Discover the very latest in product innovation and design trends showcased by over 250 local and international brands and boutique suppliers. Be inspired by newly designed feature areas included D4S, Observatroy, Kaleidoscope, Enmore Des... read full article
Our 500th Wood. Naturally Better.™ Program Partner!
Monday, 8th March 2010
Beginning in November 2008 with a handful of licensees, the Wood. Naturally Better.™ program gained its 500th Program Partner in February 2010 when Laminated Timber Supplies joined up. “We’re proud to be part of Wood. Naturally Better.™ and look forward to using the logo as part of our own promotions and supporting our industry,” said Bruce Bell, Managing Director, Laminated Timber Supp... read full article
See Andrew Waugh talk about designing a 9 storey wooden building!
Wednesday, 20th January 2010
Wood's inherent advantages; carbon storage, high thermal efficiency, light weight, availability plus modern manufacturing technology make it an attractive option for some surprising applications - such as multi-storey residential buildings. Discover Andrew Waugh's story about the nine storeys of Stadthaus, known as Murray Grove Tower, the world's tallest modern multi-residence timber building. ... read full article
Australian Timber Design Awards
Wednesday, 9th December 2009
The 2009 Australian Timber Design Awards grand prize has been awarded to Brian Hooper Architect & m3architecture (architects in association) for the Tree of Knowledge Memorial in Barcaldine, Queensland. The structure memorialises the tree under which, so legend has it, the Australian Labor Party was founded in 1891. It is made up of over 4913 individual timber members produced from recycled te... read full article
Designing for a smaller carbon footprint
Thursday, 5th November 2009
When people think about designing built structures with a low carbon footprint, many only consider the energy used in running the building. However, as buildings become more energy efficient (through the increased use of insulation and other energy-lowering strategies), the relative importance of embodied carbon will increase. Embodied carbon is a measure of the carbon that is either stored ... read full article