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Jane Wernick:
Cross-laminated timber

Jane Wernick, Consultant structural engineer at engineersHRW

Cross-laminated timber

The development of the cross laminated (CLT) timber industry has made it much easier to design timber buildings.  The fact that panels can be one-way or two-way spanning makes them a viable alternative to reinforced concrete for buildings with load bearing walls.  Where columns are required instead of walls, a hybrid system using steel beams and columns together with CLT floors can be used.

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