Timber innovations building a more sustainable future

18 Nov 2022

Timber may be one of the oldest and most common building materials, but innovations like these are transforming its role in the future of construction.

Here are four Australian projects designed to make the most of plantations and stretch our wood resources further.

  1. Reimagining densified wood
  2. Composite reinforced timber
  3. Hybrid FRP-timber thin-walled sections
  4. Plantation hardwood cross-laminated timber

UQ's Dr Cristian Maluk and Associate Professor Joe Gattas feature in the article originally published by Engineers Australia. 

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