WoodSolutions Seminar: Specifying Timber in Projects

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Engineers Australia

Level 11 - 108 King William St Adelaide, 5000

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Timber has been used in various applications from residential housing, marine structures, and more recently mid-rise and multi-storey buildings.

However, which species of timber and engineered timber product can be used in the various architectural and structural applications available to those specifying timber?

This seminar will present various recent case studies, drawn locally from South Australia, in how timber has been specified for multiple projects and the results of the construction process.

This seminar is a must for architects, engineers, builders and developers and building designers.

  • Date: 8th April 2019
  • Venue: Engineers Australia, Level 11 - 108 King William St Adelaide, 5000
  • Time: 9.00 am registration for 09.30 – 12:30pm
  • Cost: FREE for all design and building professionals
  • CPD: 3.0 Informal CPD points available for attendance.

Program and Speakers

09.00am Seminar Registration – Engineers Australia, Adelaide

09:20am Seminar Welcome & Introduction – Barry Brunton, WoodSolutions

09:30am Timber in Architecture – Various Case Studies – Presented by Cary Duffield – Troppo Architects
Cary Duffield will present a range of projects designed by Troppo Architects including residential and commercial where timber has been specified in structural and architectural applications

10:15am: Q&A with Cary Duffield

10:30am Various applications of Timber Species – Residential Construction Case Study – Presented by Ken Otto – Otto Timber
Ken Otto from Otto Timber, Joinery & Hardware will be describing the unique use of many various species of timber in residential construction including the use of ‘Urban Timber’

11:15am Q&A with Ken Otto

11:30am: CLT in Sth Australia – Verde Apartments – Presented by Barry Brunton*– Morgan & Hansen Builders
*On behalf of Morgan & Hansen Builders
Barry Brunton will be going through the process of using CLT in the first major structure in South Australia and describe the key milestones/stakeholders involved from procurement, optimisation of design and the successful results of this landmark project in Adelaide.

12:15pm Q&A with Barry Brunton

12.30pm Finish

Image attribution: SJB Architects - Shoreham Residence, Australian Timber Design Awards

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Engineers Australia

Level 11 - 108 King William St Adelaide, 5000

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WoodSolutions is an industry initiative designed to provide independent, non-proprietary information about timber and wood products to professionals and companies involved in building design and construction.

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