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The Future Timber Hub, funded by the Australian Research Council, is Australia's leading timber research collaboration bringing together experts from industry, government, and academia who are committed to the future development of tall timber buildings in the Pacific region. The Hub is an interdisciplinary partnership between the University of Queensland, the Queensland State Government Department of Agriculture and Fisheries, Arup, Hyne Timber, Lendlease, the Queensland Fire and Emergency Services (QFES), Scion NZ, Griffith University, the University of British Columbia and the University of Canterbury.

 

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9:00am 15 Oct 2020

Live streaming of large-scale CLT compartment fire

The 6th CLT large-scale fire test for the Future Timber Hub Project "Exploring the self-extinguishment mechanism of engineered timber in full-scale compartment fires" will be live streamed on the morning of Thursday 15th October at the QFES Live Fire Training facilities in Whyte Island. This test involves a compartment with two exposed CLT surfaces and a wood crib as fuel load. To register to view the streaming click here.

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1 month 3 days ago

Timber Hub's Pavilion Scores Gold in Coveted Design Awards

The Suspended Remnants - Timber Pavilion, which received a prestigious Good Design Award Gold Accolade in the Engineering Design category of the 2020 Good Design Awards has made front cover in the Timber Forestry Enews - 17 September 2020 issue 626. 

This issue also highlights the Future Timber Hub in an article, pg5, showcasing the work done by the Salisbury Research Facility team, "CLT panels project further strengthens confidence in mass timber construction”.

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