cross laminated timber
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Life Cycle Assessment of a cross laminated timber building
This project investigates the environmental performance associated with building, operating (heating, cooling, hot water and lighting systems) and end-of-life of the new multi-storey, cross laminated timber (CLT) residential Forté building in Melbourne. Life Cycle Assessment (LCA), applied in accordance with ISO 14040:2006, was used to determine the potential environmental impacts. The Forte building was compared ...Read More
Transition strategies: Accelerating social acceptance and removing the barriers to prefabricated multi-storey timber urban infill developments in Australia using CLT construction systems
This report reviewed and formulated strategies for increasing the uptake of and social acceptance of living in multi-storey cross-laminated timber(CLT)-constructed buildings in infill developments. Factors affecting the construction of engineered wood product buildings include: lack of data on the cost of design, construction, operations and maintenance of prefabricated engineered wood buildings; building code standards addressing ...Read More