On the Cusp…

New product launch taken from the Cusp CLT website! CLTP Tasmania has officially launched the world’s first hardwood Cross Laminated Timber (CLT) today, along with their new brand – Cusp Building Solutions. The website cusp.com.au is now live ahead of their launch event, which is being held in Hobart on 29th June. Cusp CLT is made from Tasmanian Plantation Oak…

Responsible Wood connects with next generation of leaders in architecture

As fearured in the Timber and Forestry E News TWO University of Queensland architectural students have been awarded the Responsible Wood Architectural Prize for Excellence in Timber Design for their research paper and model on the construction of a fire observation tower in the Brisbane Valley region. The students, Dylan Francks and Simin Louei, assisted by Matthew Walton, Alec Hutchinson…

Getting to nub of biophilics at Timber Hub

As featured in the Timber and Forestry E News QUEENSLAND’S Timber Hub office in Brisbane was the perfect venue to talk to interior design students about wood and biophilics, the practice of connecting people and nature within built environments and communities. Allied to the WoodSolutions technical program, Timber Queensland last week hosted two groups of TAFE diploma of building design…

Every moment in the forest gives me calm and strength

As featured by PEFC International This month we hear from Guillermo Feuerhake, a runner up in our 2020 ‘Experience Forests, Experience PEFC’ photo contest. Guillermo tells us about his stunning photo ‘Autumn Mist’, that he took in the Conguillío National Park in Chile, and what makes the tree in the centre of the photo so special. How do you feel about…

PEFC International launches ‘Experience Forests, Experience PEFC’ Photo Contest

As featured by PEFC International Launched to celebrate Earth Day, the ‘Experience Forests, Experience PEFC’ Photo Contest is back! For the fifth time, we are inviting professional and amateur photographers to submit their best forest photos, for the chance to become the 2021 PEFC Photographer of the Year. Colourful trees, forest landscapes, children playing, people working or animals living in the…

Equestrian centre ‘raises the roof’ for chain-of-custody timber certification

Located in the heart of Benalla, famed for is connection to Ned Kelly and the Kelly gang, the Benalla Sports and Equestrian Centre is a melting pot for equestrian community activity in the high country of north-eastern Victoria. The picturesque venue boasts high quality infrastructure including a 72 m x 40 m covered riding arena erected in 2019, providing an…

Engineered timber the solution to replacement of heritage fire station

As featured in the Timber and Forestry E News Hyne has welcomed the Queensland government’s decision to build the replacement, state-of-the-art Maryborough Fire and Emergency Services complex from the company’s engineered timber solutions. The first glimpse of the design shows how the design team will retain and restore the existing, heritage-valued brick façade. Hyne executive director James Hyne said this…

Builders play a leading role in sustainable construction

Building with certified wood is brilliant for the planet, our health, and the economy. In addition, buying locally certified wood reduces our carbon footprint and supports local communities connected to sustainable forest management. As Australian builders declare a climate and biodiversity emergency material selection plays an all-important role in protecting the planet. In the latest Builders Declare webinar Mark Thomson,…