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Editor’s pickPLP wins competition to design The Netherland’s tallest timber tower

06-01-2020
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PLP Architecture has won an international competition for a 140m timber and concrete tower in Rotterdam. The architect, in  collaboration with Dutch developer Provast, won the Delftseplein competition for their €160m (US$179 m) project, known as “Tree House”. It consists of 275 apartments, 15,000sq m of office space that …

WA’s first timber-framed office tower approved

03-10-2019
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West Australia’s local council has approved an office tower in Fremantle to be constructed out of cross-laminated timber, in a ‘first’ for Western Australia.   The first CLT six-storey building approved for Fremantle (Image Harris Jenkins Architects and Yolk Property Group) The six-storey building, designed by Harris …

Editor’s pickAHEC 23rd SEA & GRCH Convention to be held in Xi'an

16-05-2018
Bell Tower, Xi'an, China

Xi'an Bell Tower by Lin Qiang/ Unsplash John Chan, regional director of the American Hardwood Export Council (AHEC) has announced details of the 23rd Southeast Asia & Greater China Convention in Xi’an, capital of Shaanxi province, China on 21st and 22nd June 2018 at the Westin Hotel, Xi’an. Xi’an is often called the …