Interest in cross laminated timber (CLT) as a construction material is reaching new heights here in Australia with the announcement the world’s tallest timber-engineered office tower is to be built in Brisbane. CLT is a technique whereby layers of wood are glued together under high pressure with the grain of each perpendicular to the that […]
How high is high in timber? Although way higher, unbuilt proposals compete for the title of world’s tallest timber building, the tallest built timber tower is currently 10 storeys – Forté by Lendlease in Melbourne, built in 2012.
Plans for South Australia's first high-tech vertical high school, designed by Cox Architecture, have been released. The project will feature an 'active atrium,' a 60KW solar collection roof farm, and will achieve a 5 Star Greenstar rating.