Two TDS Research Scholarships awarded
Jordan Robinson and Reza Masoudnia have been awarded scholarships
WCTE 2012 proceedings for sale
Hard copy can be ordered online
2012 NZ Wood RESENE Timber Design Awards
Entries are now beeing invited for the 2012 Awards This is an oportunity for you to showcase your (or your company's) best work. Entry this year has been made much easier than previous years.
2011 Timber Design Awards Announced
At a function in the Viaduct Events Centre on 11 October 2011 the 2011 Awards were announced. The new NMIT building scooped two major awards.
WCTE 2012 - Call for Abstracts are now open
Correction Sheet for the Timber Design Guide
A correction sheet for the Third Edition 2007: 2008 reprint of the Timber design Guide is available for download from this site.
NZS 3604:2011 – new Qs and As
Standards New Zealand has prepared a number of questions and answers (Qs and As) about the recently published NZS 3604:2011 Timber-framed buildings. These are available from the Standards website.
Minister recommends wood for reconstruction of Christchurch multi-storey buildings
In the light of the Christchurch earthquake, Minister of Forestry, David Carter, has called on the construction industry to seriously consider timber as a rebuilding option, even for multi-storey buildings.
Timber Design Software
The NZ Timber Design Society Timber Design Software has recently been released.
New Book just out. McIntosh Glulam: 50 Years New Zealand
Ken McIntosh is well known in the Glulam Industry. His new book tells the story of his company as it grew from very small beginnings pioneering this new technology.
World Conference on Timber Engineering in Auckland
The World Conference on Timber Engineering 2012 (WCTE2012) is to be hosted by New Zealand and Australia in Auckland in 2012, led by NZ Timber Design Society
Making wood part of a sustainable future
3 July 2007 Media Statement Hon Jim Anderton Minister of Forestry
Changes to the New Zealand Timber Design Standard – NZS3603:1993 Amendment 4.
Ross Davison - Carter Holt Harvey Limited futurebuild
Amendment to NZS3603
The amendment 3 to NZS3603 has now been released.
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