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23 Nov 2020

Bringing the outside into the office: Coronavirus bolsters push towards healthier building design

Image: CookFox Architects, a firm in Manhattan that works on sustainability and green spaces in designing buildings, is a showcase for biophilia, with its office building in Midtown equipped with...
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23 Nov 2020

Abodo’s Cardrona Cabin – Wanaka, New Zealand

Designed as a showcase for Abodo, this seemingly simple cabin embodies our motto: Carefully Crafted Timber Set in the heart of Cardrona Valley, in the South Island’s harsh alpine climate,...
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23 Nov 2020

Waechter’s New Mississippi Building

Mississippi is a new mixed-use building located on a prominent commercial avenue in Portland. The building is envisioned as a prototype that works to strike a balance between timelessness and...
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23 Nov 2020

Timberlink plans CLT and GLT plant – New $60m facility to be built by 2023

Timberlink Australia is pleased to announce that following an extensive international review, Danish based Kallesoe Machinery A/S has been selected as the manufacturing equipment supplier for Timberlink’s planned Cross Laminated...
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09 Nov 2020

How can we maximise the benefit for mass timber suppliers from this?

Six storey apartments could be coming to a bus stop near you It is highly likely that the new Labour-led government will repeal the Resource Management Act 1991 (RMA) and replace...
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09 Nov 2020

Improvements To Building Code

Improvements to Building Code cover fire safety requirements, surface water drainage and waterproofing in bathrooms, kitchens and laundries The latest changes to the Building Code will improve fire safety requirements,...
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09 Nov 2020

AUT’s built environment is changing

The way we learn and teach is always changing and AUT’s built environment is changing to meet the challenges of the future. From small beginnings come great things. Nothing could...
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09 Nov 2020

Book Review: Canadian CLT Handbook + Tall Wood Buildings

Canadian CLT Handbook, 2019 Edition Edited by Erol Karacebeyli and Sylvain Gagnon. (FPInnovations, 2019) Tall Wood Buildings: Design, Construction and Performance By Michael Green and Jim Taggart (Birkhauser, 2020) The...
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09 Nov 2020

Building Scientists Concerned Over Building Fire Risks After Proposed Safety Changes Scrapped

A year after the Sky City Convention Centre fire, building scientists Oculus Architectural Engineering, are voicing concerns about the combustibility of cladding still being used on many New Zealand buildings....
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