Technical articles

18 August 2016

Xlam: orthotrophy and modelling failures

The mechanical response of timber changes in a significant way depending on the three directions characterising the material, and this is the reason why it is […]
20 June 2016

Wooden buildings: when and why do they rot? (Part 3)

In our previous article we approached the static aspects of the ground attack detail, and the strong implications of their design on the durability of the […]
3 June 2016

Air tightness of timber buildings: a critical and underrated issue! – Part 2

With our last post we introduced the issue of air tightness and focused on its importance, and the ways we can measure it. The upcoming paragraph, […]
30 March 2016

Wooden buildings: when and why do they rot? (Part 2 – Structural aspects)

As mentioned in the previous article  which was also connected to the survey, the second requirement of the ground attack detail is the structural safety.The support […]
28 March 2016

Timber screws: an indispensable manual for the designer

In the last weeks we had the opportunity to read a previews of this very useful manual and to discuss about with the marketing and product […]
23 March 2016

Timber houses: why do they rot? Great success for our poll!

Almost 200 designers (196 to be precise) participated in the survey proposed in late February on our pages about a very delicate issue which is quite […]
3 February 2016

Detail of ground connection for wooden houses

Caricamento in corso…
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