Complex Structures: Solutions in Wood

Innovative new technologies and building systems have enabled longer wood spans, taller walls and higher buildings, contributing to a wider range of wood construction system solutions and building opportunities. 

Martin Antemann reviews the technical elements of how a 7-storey timber building in downtown Zurich was constructed with glulam and provides project details. The benefits of pre-fabrication is showcased through this building as the speed of erection was timely and cost-effective.