Seminar at the Istanbul University of Technology

Bryan Walford, Forest Research Institute, Rotorua

The Turkish Timber Association, who facilitated a meeting of ISO Technical Committee 165, “Timber Structures”, asked several of the delegates to give reports on the state of timber construction in their countries. This was for the benefit of architecture and engineering students.

The presentations were:

Zeynep Ahunbay (Turkey) Istanbul Technical University, Faculty of Architecture – Traditional Timber Buildings in Turkey

Erol Karacabeyli (Canada) FORINTEK – Performance of Timber Structures in Earthquakes

Rob Grantham (UK) BRE – Findings from the BRE TF2000 Project

Frederic Rouger (France) CTBA – CE Marking and Eurocode5

Murat Talu (Turkey) Turkish Timber Association – Turkish Experience with New Timber Structures

Kevin Cheung (USA) WWPA – North American Experience of Timber Structures

Bryan Walford (New Zealand) Forest Research – New Zealand-Australian Experience of Timber Structures

Powerpoint files are available on all except the first above, which was a slide show.

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