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Date PostedNovember 9, 2015

Keeping Costs Down With Timber Construction

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Source: Gizmodo.com.au

Overseas in countries like Canada, timber construction is reaching new heights but here in Australia we are limited to just 3 storeys.

Now according to a post on Sourceable.net we may soon be seeing timber buildings constructed up to 25 metres here on our shores. The Australian Building Codes Board is expected to adopt changes which consist of the use of appropriate layers of fire resistant plasterboard and sprinklers  covering both timber framing and massive timber systems.

Timber building could help save time as construction costs continue to soar.

Read more at: http://sourceable.net/25-metre-tall-timber-construction-the-design-opportunity/

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