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Timber & Interior Design Seminar 2014

Start Date: 13 Nov 2014 - 08:00AM

End Date: 13 Nov 2014 - 05:00PM


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Above image: Spiegel Haus by Cartwerwilliamson Architects will be the subject of a case study at the seminar. Photography by Brett Boardman.

A free seminar on the use of timber in both residential and commercial interiors is being held this month in Sydney.

The timeless appeal and versatility of timber has made it a reliable material choice for designers past and present, with increasingly sustainable initiatives surrounding wood harvesting practices ensuring its place in future built environments.

Presented by Wood Solutions, a diverse range of speakers will discuss the finer points of timber joinery, technical details on American and Australian hardwoods, and give insight into award-winning residential and public building projects.

The event will also provide guests with an update on Environmental Product Declarations (EPDs) for Australian timber products in Green Star rated interiors.

Guest speakers will include:

Simon Barr – Senior Associate, Francis-Jones Morehen Thorp (fjmt)
Shaun Carter – Principal, Carterwilliamson Architects
Criswell Davis – sponsored by American Hardwood Export Council
Robert Breda – Director, APR Detailed Joinery
Petra Stich – Tasmanian Timber Promotion Board

When: Thursday 13 November 2014. 1.15 pm for 1.30 to 4.45 pm
Where: Tusculum, 3 Manning Street, Potts Point, Sydney

Cost: Free for design or building professionals. Certificates of attendance available for all participants. Formal CPD (3 points) available for architects.

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