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 prefabrication are showcased through this building as the speed of erection was timely and cost-effective.