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Editor’s pickAustrian firms build largest CLT panel in the world

24-09-2020
Austria, construction, wood panel, panel, CLT, CLT panel, record breaking, world record

Record-breaking 650-square-metre CLT panel In the Austrian province of Vorarlberg, a timber construction is currently being built with a record-breaking 650-square-metre cross laminated timber (CLT) panel, announced Timbatec. The TS3 technology makes it possible – a development by Timbatec together with the ETH Zurich and the Bern …

Norway: Contract signed for next phase of world’s longest timber bridge

22-09-2020
Norway, bridge, structural timber, engineering, construction, architecture

Representatives of the Norwegian road authority Nye Veier and the joint venture BERINOR ANS, associating BESIX and Rizzani de Eccher, have signed the contract for the design, permitting and further development of the E6 Moelv-Roterud infrastructure project. The project includes a main bridge over Lake Mjøsa spanning more than one kilometre, …

Editor’s pickUS: Construction begins on 25-storey mass timber tower "Ascent"

03-09-2020
United States, Mass Timber, Construction, Architecture, Building, World Record

At 86.6 metres tall, Ascent is poised to become the tallest hybrid timber structure in the world (Photograph: Korb + Associates Architects) Ascent, the cutting-edge 25-storey mass timber tower in downtown Milwaukee, Wisconsin, has received building permits from the City of Milwaukee and broken ground. The development team, led by New Land …

Editor’s pickNew dates announced for World Architecture Festival; Best Use of Certified Timber Prize entry deadline postponed

25-08-2020
World Architecture Festival, WAF, PEFC, Architecture, Construction, Timber, Certified Timber, Competition

The WAF's Use of Certified Timber Prize 2019, supported by the PEFC, went to Pingelly Recreation and Cultural Centre, Australia The Programme for the Endorsement of Forest Certification (PEFC) and the World Architecture Festival (WAF) are continuing their collaboration, awarding the Best Use of Certified Timber Prize for the …

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