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7 May 2019

Tall timber building – The results of the survey

It’s always interesting and at the same time important, to understand the opinion of the different type of figures who work in the world of timber […]
3 October 2018

Tall timber building: what’s your opinion?

After the exponential growth of CLT  production and the sprawling of multistory timber buildings all over world, the target seems to move toward tall timber constructions. […]
16 May 2018

Connection between platform frame walls and concrete using hold-downs

The correct design of a frame building involves a series of precautions necessary in order to guarantee the fulfillment of the static requirements in compliance with […]
29 September 2017

1+1+1+1+1 ≠ 5 !?

Hold-down brackets (preventing up lift of walls) and square steel plates (preventing lateral translation of walls) are used to transfer lateral loads acting on walls. Hold-down […]
19 November 2016

Xlam: evaluation of the correct stiffness matrix

Xlam or, more correctly, Cross Laminated Timber (CLT), is a material composed of a minimum of three layers of wooden boards, glued one perpendicular to the […]
21 August 2016

Modelling and optimization of timber structures

Almost every time we hear the word ‘efficiency’ used to describe a timber building, it concerns the energetical aspect. One of the most important and interesting […]
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