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WA's first CLT office building by Harris Jenkins Architects.
News | Editorial Desk AAU | 11 Sep 2019

WA’s first timber-framed office tower approved

The six-storey building, designed by Harris Jenkins Architects, will comprise five office floors above a bar and restaurant.

UNSW D14 Building by Tzannes and Lendlease.
News | Editorial Desk AAU | 21 Jan 2019

Tzannes adds to series of engineered timber buildings with design for UNSW

Tzannes and Lendlease have designed a multi-purpose building constructed from Cross Laminated Timber (CLT) for the UNSW’s main campus in Kensington.

Havwoods opens new Melbourne showroom
Product | Editorial Desk AAU | 6 Jul 2018

Havwoods opens new Melbourne showroom

International timber flooring specialists Havwoods have opened a new showroom in Melbourne.

Leadlight Hotel by Klopper and Davis Architects.
News | Editorial Desk AAU | 5 Apr 2018

Klopper and Davis Architects propose a 10-storey timber hotel for Perth

A revised design for a hotel in the Perth suburb of Northbridge would see a 10-storey, all-timber structure rise above the Perth suburb of Northbridge.

McCulloch Avenue Boardwalk by Site Office.
News | Editorial Desk AAU | 15 May 2017

Entries for the 2017 Intergrain Timber Vision Awards open

The eighth instalment of the awards will reward architectural and landscape architecture projects that involve the creative and inspiring use of timber.

Mandeville Centre’s thoughtful scheme comprises robust materials and light-filled spaces.
Product | 30 Apr 2017

Top of the class: Intergrain

Intergrain products have elevated the inherent qualities of plywood and Tasmanian oak, which were used in this project by Architectus.

Intergrain DWD was used to finish the entire timber laminated hardwood structure of the building as well as the spotted gum cladding.
Product | 31 Mar 2017

Best in show: Intergrain

Intergrain products have given the Equestrian Centre at Merricks Beach by Watson Architecture + Design in association with Seth Stein Architects high-end timber finishes that are durable in an exposed environment.

'The buildings we deserve': Andrew Waugh on CLT construction
People | Editorial Desk AAU | 15 Mar 2017

‘The buildings we deserve’: Andrew Waugh on CLT construction

British architect Andrew Waugh, a pioneer in the use of CLT, talks about the ways engineered timber can revolutionize construction and, in the process, address housing affordability.

Intergrain UltraClear Interior finish was well suited to the project because it allowed the inherent qualities of the Douglas fir to be expressed.
Product | 28 Feb 2017

A perfect formula: Intergrain

Intergrain finishes have been used to outstanding effect in this handcrafted, timber-clad interior by Bates Smart, designed as a compelling yet tranquil workplace for an architectural physicist.

Three Capes Track Cabins by Jaws Architects.
Award | Editorial Desk AAU | 21 Sep 2016

2016 Australian Timber Design Awards

The 2016 Australian Timber Design Awards have been announced with 18 projects receiving awards.

Shearer's Quarters by John Wardle Architects on Tasmania's Bruny Island uses timber as a key material.
News | Louisa Wright | 10 Aug 2016

UN report pushes for wood in construction as Tasmania develops timber-first policy

A UN report has found using wood and wood-based materials in construction in place of non-renewable materials could lead to reduced greenhouse gas emissions.

Library at The Dock by Clare Design (design architects) and Hayball (architects of record).
Award | 20 Aug 2015

2015 Intergrain Timber Vision Awards

Thirteen projects were recognized in the 2015 Intergrain Timber Vision Awards.

Nishi by March Studio.
Award | 15 Aug 2014

2014 Intergrain Timber Vision Awards

Thirteen projects recognized in 2014 Intergrain Timber Vision Awards.

The 2012 Overall winner: Candlebark School Library by Paul Haar Architect.
Award | 8 Aug 2013

Australian Timber Design Awards 2013 presentation

An awards presentation night celebrating excellence in timber design.

WOOD: art design architecture exhibition view at Jam Factory Contemporary Craft and Design.
Review | Christina Waterson | 7 May 2013

WOOD: Art Design Architecture

Christina Waterson visits a travelling exhibition that celebrates the modern practitioners’ love of timber.

Commercial Interior winner: Annexe - Art Gallery of Ballarat by Searle x Waldron Architecture.
Award | 4 Apr 2013

2013 Intergrain Timber Vision Awards

DEADLINE EXTENDED to 5 July for the 2013 Intergrain Timber Vision Design Awards.

The field trip includes a visit to Shigeru Ban’s Cardboard Cathedral in Christchurch.
Education | 4 Apr 2013

Christchurch field trip

A trip for Australian architects, engineers and others to the new-technology timber buildings in Christchurch.

Shigeru Ban's Carboard Cathedral in Christchurch.
News | 2 Apr 2013

Christchurch field trip

A tour of Christchurch to see the Cardboard Cathedral, and how timber is being used in the city’s reconstruction.

The 2012 Overall winner: Candlebark School Library by Paul Haar Architect.
Award | 13 Feb 2013

Australian Timber Design Awards entries open

Entries are now open for the 2013 Australian Timber Design Awards.

The prototype being tested at the University of Canterbury's engineering lab.
Practice | Stephen Dickens | 1 Oct 2012

Engineering wood

Seismic design: post-tensioned timber-framed buildings – a Kiwi innovation from the University of Canterbury.