Tag: timber

New report highlights steel and timber construction for high-rise buildings

The American Institute of Steel Construction (AISC) and Skidmore, Owings & Merrill LLP (SOM) released a new report and a video presentation on steel and timber research for mid- and high-rise residential buildings.

ARC launches Future Timber Hub

Australia will soon hold the record for the world’s tallest timber office building at 5 King St Brisbane, and with the help of The University of Queensland’s new research hub, wooden skyscrapers could become the norm.

Constructing buildings with reusable components

The Institute for Civil Engineering and Environment (INCEEN) at the University of Luxembourg have signed a memorandum of understanding with the Suisse Federal Laboratories of Materials Science and Technology (Empa) of the domain of ETH Zürich to collaborate on research on energy efficiency in the construction sector.

Glulam timber bridges may be a viable option for low-traffic roads

Glulam timber bridges are viable and cost-effective options for replacing bridges on low-traffic county and township roads. That’s what researchers at the J. Lohr Structures Lab at South Dakota State University concluded after testing a full-scale glulam timber girder bridge.

Glulam connections fire test report available

A new report available from reThink Wood demonstrates the fire resistance rating of glulam beam-to-column connections in Type IV construction.

Simpson Strong-Tie donates to Clemson University Institute to support wood products building

Simpson Strong-Tie donated $50,000 to Clemson University’s Wood Utilization + Design Institute. The Institute brings together foresters, architects, engineers and other building industry professionals to design advances in wood-based products.

The Harman Group celebrates groundbreaking of The National in Old City

The Harman Group, a firm specializing in structural engineering, parking planning and design and construction engineering, celebrated the groundbreaking of The National, a six-story, 192-unit apartment building.

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