Here you can find the latest timber buildings news from skyscrapers to mountain cabins, from interiors to installations made predominantly from one of the most sustainable material: wood!
The definition of ‘timber buildings’ is something that is still evolving but what we define with “timber buildings” is sprouting up the world.
Engineered timber is available in a range of many different products: cross laminated timber (CLT), glue laminated timber (Glulam), plywood, fibreboard, particle board, parallel strand, finger joint, beams and trusses.
Data shows that timber buildings costs 16% less than concrete buildings and timber buildings can be 20% quicker to construct because of their light weight and greater precision. Sick leave of construction workers on wooden architecture is 50% lower than comparable concrete projects.
Engineered timber allows for improved accuracy and finish, reduced waste, and no need for storage or further finishing on site, and many wooden architetures construction time has been shorter compared to a concrete construction;
These are just some advantages of timber buildings and this is why increasing numbers of architects, developers, governments, educational institutions and corporations are embracing wood. Discover more.