The feature article includes insights from key industry figures Owen Griffiths, Natalie Haydon and Dr Phillip Alviano about the use of timber, and examines how it was implemented in the design of the building’s internal structure.
Marketing Director for McIntosh Owen Griffiths explains how 150 large laminated timber beams, each weighing up to two tonnes, were manufactured to meet the unique Gehry brief.
We also speak with Brookfield Multiplex Site Engineer Natalie Haydon, who worked in the Gehry Partner’s office when the “˜timber nest’ design was being conceived.
Sustainable Building Advisor for Master Builders Association of Victoria Dr Phillip Alviano comments on the building’s
cutting-edge use of timber, and how the building has pushed the boundaries of current Australian timber construction practices.
You can read the cover feature and more all in this month’s edition of TimberTrader News.
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