WoodSolutions Sponsorships, Seminars and Technical Presentations
To grow awareness of the WoodSolutions program among specifiers, FWPA sponsors and supports a targeted selection of events.
Wood Smart Construction Tour
This well-attended six day tour to New Zealand saw a group of architects, engineers and other professionals visit the latest innovative timber commercial buildings, including World Building of the Year 2013 – the Auckland Art Gallery, product manufacturing (CLT, glulam and LVL) and massive timber fabrication plants.
Frame Australia 2014
The Frame Australia 2014 event saw a national gathering of delegates from both the timber and engineered wood, and building design and construction sectors. Themed Prefab Timber and Engineered Wood in Building Construction, it featured a range of presentations designed to promote and expand the use of wood and wood products.
WoodSolutions was represented at designEX 2014 at the Sydney Exhibition Centre in May. This event continues to attract a broad audience – from design and build professionals to home renovators and builders.
Seminars and Tutorials
Presented to audiences comprising architects, engineers, building designers and other professionals, recent locations and topics have included:
WA – Multi-storey timber breakfast seminar
NSW – Tuesday Tutorials held every month plus Mass Timber Design Solutions in Commercial and Multi-Residential Projects
ACT - Mass Timber Design Solutions in Commercial and Multi-Residential Projects
SA- Mass Timber Design Solutions in Commercial and Multi-Residential Projects
Qld - Timber framing: Gaining height and removing risk
Vic - Mass & Lightweight Timber Design Solutions for Commercial & Multi-Residential Construction