Explainer: everything you need to know about mass timber

Mass timber is currently one of the big trends sweeping through global construction, and while cross-laminated timber (CLT) is the poster child for the tall wood revolution, it’s not the only engineered timber on the market.

Cross-laminated timber earns its place in the mainstream

Cross-laminated timber is a viable and cost-effective alternative for mass market commercial buildings and provides radical opportunities to slash construction timeframes and waste, according to Bates Smart director Philip Vivian.

Future of Lendlease's DesignMake is under review

Future of Lendlease’s DesignMake is under review

It might be “premature” to think another prefab timber construction facility is about to bite the dust, but the signs aren’t good. This time it’s the much lauded Lendlease owned factory DesignMake at Eastern Creek in western Sydney, which has delivered some of the most high profile timber buildings in Australia.