Tasmania: Launceston’s mass timber building a glimpse into the built environment future – The new headquarters for health insurance company St Luke’s Health is a building ahead of its time. The 5,500sqm Launceston project will be the most sustainable and carbon-positive office development in Tasmania, and the targeted 40% reduction in carbon will make it one of the first Net Zero Carbon projects in Australia.
The 28-metre-high structure is going up fast, in fact, a lot faster than ones made from traditional building products like steel and concrete.
“The speed of construction has been the biggest eye-opener for us,” Fairbrother’s build manager Marcus Perkins told ABC News.
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