Image
WoodWorks is an industry-driven advisory service to inform, educate and motivate people to use engineered wood in commercial and multi-residential buildings

Latest Updates

Platinum Partners

ImageImageImage

Popular Posts


The Lighter Side

Featured image for “Farrow uses Wood for New Retirement Living Concept”
26 Mar 2024

Farrow uses Wood for New Retirement Living Concept

The Treehouse – “Retirement Living” is constructed by Element5 in conjunction with Farrow Partnership Architects Ontario, and has developed a new approach to senior living, constructed with mass timber. Proposing...
Read More
Featured image for “Shaft Walls in CLT for LTF Buildings (OFTE) (One for the Engineers)”
26 Mar 2024

Shaft Walls in CLT for LTF Buildings (OFTE) (One for the Engineers)

(WoodWorks US) Shaft Wall Solutions for Light-Frame and Mass Timber Buildings: An Overview of Design Considerations, Detailing Options and Code Requirements It’s common for mid-rise wood buildings to include shaft...
Read More
Featured image for “Paris Olympics: Forget Steel, for 2024 the Story Is Wood!”
19 Mar 2024

Paris Olympics: Forget Steel, for 2024 the Story Is Wood!

With just 180 days before the 2024 Olympic Games begins, Paris organisers are flat out to complete venues behind schedule – with the mass timber Olympic and Paralympic Athletes Village finally inaugurated last...
Read More
Featured image for “A Stand-Out Solution Inside and Out”
19 Mar 2024

A Stand-Out Solution Inside and Out

On-trend and in-demand, Prolam Exposed Trusses are a high impact solution for interiors or alfresco areas, offering designer looks with the proven structural integrity and support of glulam timber. Designed...
Read More
Featured image for “How Local Government can Facilitate Mass Timber Buildings”
19 Mar 2024

How Local Government can Facilitate Mass Timber Buildings

(Victoria, BC, Canada) In the quest for sustainable and efficient building solutions, mass timber construction has emerged as a game-changer, particularly for structures ranging from seven to 12 storeys. A recent...
Read More
Featured image for “Mass Timber Fastener Development for Connections ”
19 Mar 2024

Mass Timber Fastener Development for Connections 

Rothoblaas have developed the VGU washer a revolutionary tool for construction and woodworking. It’s a game changer, allowing the installation of VGS wood screws at a 45° angle on steel...
Read More
Featured image for “The Botanic Retirement Village”
12 Mar 2024

The Botanic Retirement Village

Pacific Environments’ design of The Botanic Retirement Village, recently reached a significant milestone in unveiling The Clubhouse & Pool House alongside the Nikau Apartments. In time, the eight-hectare site of...
Read More
Featured image for “Tarpeena Official Opening”
12 Mar 2024

Tarpeena Official Opening

Premier of South Australia officially opens NeXTimber Cross Laminated Timber and Glue Laminated Timber facility and Timberlink Tarpeena green mill upgrade. Timberlink is pleased to announce the official opening of...
Read More
Featured image for “Timber Development UK Webinar on Mass Timber”
12 Mar 2024

Timber Development UK Webinar on Mass Timber

(London) Delivered by bio-based structural design expert David Trujillo and Ramboll director Alan Dowdall, this webinar explores what can be achieved with timber design and discusses the unique characteristics of...
Read More
Featured image for “CLT Toolbox: On vibration (OFTE – One for the Engineers)”
12 Mar 2024

CLT Toolbox: On vibration (OFTE – One for the Engineers)

Vibration is often the governing factor for CLT Floor Design, therefore understanding it and designing appropriately is critical for successful structural design. In order to evaluate how the structure reacts...
Read More
View all Articles