Timber Design Awards
Red Stag Reman Building
Peter Roil of Kanuka Engineered Wood Products and Garry Newton of Structural Concepts have collaborated to produce a feat of engineering to move glulam timber design into the future.
The early decision to use timber rather than steel bracing in the roof, ceiling and walls, and innovative truss design, allowed for efficient construction, less intrusive support columns and facilitated services and lighting. All truss components were precut and fabricated in the factory then assembled on the building floor before being lifted into place in three parts. Secondary trusses were incorporated for stability during the lift, and lateral stability of the completed roof structure.
From commencement of design to completion, the project took just 9 months.
Fabricated brackets – 600
Nails – 320,000
Timber input – 400m3 MSG8 radiata pine
Plantation forest area to produce – 1.3ha.