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Designing in timber: A how to guide

09 May 2024
The Timber Stage
The Timber Stage

Using the example of two schools, one in CLT and one in insulated timber cassette, the architects and engineers lay out the key aspects of designing in timber that all practitioners and clients should know to deliver healthy joyful buildings in timber.
Imparting essential expertise this session will cover:
·       Carbon & below ground structure
·       Procurement
·       Durability
·       Designing for fire protection 
·       Water ingress and leak protection
·       Acoustics

Kath Hannigan, Senior Engineer - Engenuiti
James McCosh, Partner - van Heyningen & Haward Architects
Steve Peet, Associate - Engenuiti
Alex Abbey, Partner - Cullinan Studio
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