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ARC Future Timber Hub Research Showcase

The Future Timber Hub is an Industrial Transformation Research Hub to Transform Future Tall Timber Buildings.

It is funded by the Australian Research Council and is Australia’s leading timber research collaboration bringing together experts from industry, government, and academia who are committed to the future development of tall timber buildings in the Pacific region.
 

For an update on the research please register for 1 or more of the 5 in the series of free lunchtime webinars. The webinars are being held during the week 8 – 12 February from 12:00pm to 11:15pm AEST. 
 

Day 1 – The University of Queensland Structures & Architecture Showcase
Date: Monday, 8 February


ARC Future Timber Hub projects covered will be: 

  1. Prefabrication and digital fabrication strategies for large-scale timber construction
  2. Alternative uses for under-valued sawmill products in innovative timber structures

For further details and to register to these sessions – click here.

Day 3 – Griffith University Showcase
Date: Wednesday 10 February


ARC Future Timber Hub projects covered will be:

  1. Progressive collapse (robustness) resistance of tall timber frame buildings with CLT floors
  2. The optimisation of wood-based mass-panels for Australian building systems

For further details and to register – click here.

 

Day 4 – University of Canterbury Showcase
Date: Thursday 11 February


ARC Future Timber Hub projects covered will be:

  1. The behaviour of critical connections and core wall systems in tall timber buildings
  2. Resilient design of structural timber beam-to-column connections in fire condition

For further details and to register – click here.

Day 5 – The University of Queensland Fire Showcase
Date: Friday 12 February


ARC Future Timber Hub projects covered will be:

  1. A prototype hybrid Timber-FRP with enhanced fire and serviceability performance
  2. Exploring the self-extinguishment mechanism of engineered timber in full-scale compartment fires


For further details and to register – click here.

Posted Date: February 3, 2021

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