Cross Laminated Timber

A design stage primer

Cross-laminated timber (CLT) has long been heralded as a
wonder material, with a light environmental footprint, high strength, quick
installation times and reduced waste - so why isn't everyone using it?



Delving into the key considerations including fire safety,
cost and value, visual aspects, planning, feasibility and engineering, this
book is an essential companion to designing and delivering exemplar CLT
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Cross-laminated timber (CLT) has long been heralded as a
wonder material, with a light environmental footprint, high strength, quick
installation times and reduced waste - so why isn't everyone using it?



Delving into the key considerations including fire safety,
cost and value, visual aspects, planning, feasibility and engineering, this
book is an essential companion to designing and delivering exemplar CLT
buildings. Abundantly illustrated with over 130 colour images and in-depth case
studies from around the world, it will help the entire project team - whether
design team, constructor or clients - to better understand and build using a
truly modern method of construction.







Outlines key challenges as well as benefits of
CLT, including quality, cost and environmental benefits, risk reduction and
health and safety benefits
Presents lessons learnt to aid the development
process, from the earliest stages of design to production and assembly
Accessible, easy-to-read handbook format allows you
to dip in and out, investigating issues as necessary
Multidisciplinary in approach with contributions
from a range of practitioners

Fakta

Innholdsfortegnelse

Introduction

1. Manufacturing

2. Application and use

3. Context

4. Feasibility

5. Visual aspects

6. Costs and value

7. Planning

8. Design and procurement

9. Engineering aspects

10. Refurbished structures

11. Safety

12. Buildability

13. The North American experience

14. The Australian experience

15. Flexibility and use

16. Client Issues

17. Conclusion



Case studies:

Hausgables, Atlanta

The Seed House, Sydney

Cambridge Central Mosque, Cambridge

The Harriss Academy School, Sutton

Republic, Tower Hamlets

Dyson Institute of Engineering and Technology, Malmesbury

The Fitzroy, Falmouth

Carbon12, Portland

Fenner Hall student residences, Canberra

Ermine Street Church Academy School, Huntingdon

Orsman Road, London

Triodos Bank, Zeist

Om forfatteren

Nic Crawley is
an architect with over 20 years' cross-sector project experience. As the former
Head of Sustainability at AHMM, Nic established the practice's award-winning
sustainability agenda. He now works within a technical design group at AHMM,
tasked with researching buildings and better ways of building.