"Timber construction for the 'International House Sydney', a seven storey office building with approx. 7,910 m² floor area within the Barangaroo South area. Timber species: spruce, beech Total volume: 950 m³ glulam and more than 2,000 m³ of Cross Laminated Timber (CLT ) (delivered by Stora Enso Ybbs CLT mill) Ground floor columns made of 'Ironbark' Product innovation by HESS TIMBER: Composite beams enabling for the first time large openings in a glulam beam without losing load-bearing capacity or clear height and furthermore no need of further reinforcement. HESS has realised numerous large-scale tests on behalf of the main contractor and with two material testing institutes."
|Customer:||Stora Enso Timber|
|Architect:||Architecture office Tzannes Australia, Co-design Directors Alec Tzannes and Jonathan Evans|
|Structural analysis and design:||HESS Timber, Landlease Australia|
|Year of construction:||2016|
|Products used:||HESS BauBuche, HESS BLOCK, HESS BASIC; 950 m³ glued laminated timber.|
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This object is Australia's first commercial office building constructed from timber!