February 12, 2018
Timber construction in Australia might be allowed up to 8 storeys
The Forest and Wood Products Australia (FWPA) insisted to make some changes in the National Construction Code (NCC) as to make it accessible for fire-protected timber to be used in all commercial buildings of up to eight storeys in height. These proposed changes in the draft 2019 NCC builds on the program of work undertaken by FWPA, which saw similar changes for apartments, hotels and offices in the NCC 2016, Architecture and Design reports. The Australian Building Codes Board’s technical committee is supporting the proposal and has tried to demonstrate ...
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