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Mass Timber, but not as we know it in New Zealand

11 April 2023

(Tasmania) Timber is more than a building material, it is a resource that connects nature with design. As so beautifully curated by John Wardle Architects for the University of Tasmania’s (UTAS) West Park Campus located in Burnie, this $52 million dollar build utilised local materials to complete a visionary educational centre for students and visitors.

In collaboration with Fairbrother, UTAS Burnie is the combination of clever design and innovative procurement. The new campus was designed to provide a world-class learning experience, doing so by incorporating biophilic elements like timber. Natural elements were paired with practical products like hard-wearing carpet and durable furniture to complete the functional space.

More: https://ash.com.au/projects/masslam-columns-stand-tall-at-the-utas-burnie-campus/  

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