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Timber structures - trends, opportunities and risks of using timber as construction material
Timber has been in use as a structural material for centuries now. It is popular in comparison with traditional building materials such as concrete, steel owing to its high strength-to-weight ratio, prefabrication, and its use as a natural and renewable building material.

Recently we are seeing some interesting trends of more projects are using timber as construction materials, with a major focus on sustainable solutions to reduce construction-related emissions in order to achieve an economy-wide transition to net-zero.

Although Timber has been an indispensable building material for thousands of years now, new ways of workability can still be explored today. Chances and challenges must be observed closely to ensure a future-oriented, attractive but also safe use of this sustainable and versatile material.

During this webinar you will hear from Swiss Re’s Risk Engineers in terms of the trends, opportunities and risks of using timber as construction material.

Jul 26, 2022 01:00 PM in Canberra, Melbourne, Sydney

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