Timber Construction – Concrete Feel

Ross Davison Manager – Technical Services, CHH – futurebuild

Carter Holt Harvey Manukau Building 4 Extension

The conventional structural form for most commercial floors is either a concrete or steel framed structure, with a concrete floor topping. An alternative concept is a concrete-topped timber-framed structure, with the benefits of cost and time savings in construction and significantly reduced seismic mass for design.

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