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The winners of the 2013 Australian Timber Design Awards were announced on September 19th.
Practically everything you buy has been moved about on a wooden pallet at some stage. Each year in Victoria 600,000 tonnes of wooden pallets are disposed of. This is enough to fill the Melbourne Cricket Ground 1 ½ times every year. Often imported pallets are made of exotic timber species and much of this timber has the potential to be recycled into beautiful new products in turn continuing to store the carbon in the wood for its life.
This exciting contemporary exhibition showcases work by contemporary Australian artists, designers and architects.
If you'd like to differentiate your degree, increase your timber knowledge or skills base - this could be the opportunity you've been waiting for. Whether you're studying or previously qualified, you can enrol in the Centre for Sustainable Architecture with Wood's specialist online electives in Timber in Building and Design.
Paul Kremer used his Gottstein Fellowship to develop a fire resisting laminated veneer lumber for use in bushfire prone areas
The University of Tasmania’s Centre for Sustainable Architecture with Wood (CSAW) is now offering specialist units in Timber in Building and Design to students from universities around Australia.The units are fully flexibly-delivered online and available through cross-institutional enrolment.
Mentoring and peer support are recognised as important in many industries and it happens informally in many places. Now the Women in Forests and Timber Network have established a mentoring program.
Michelle Freeman is the winner of the prestigious Rural Women’s Award, presented at a ceremony at Parliament House in Melbourne on 7 February.
The United Nations’ International Day of Rural Women is celebrated to recognise the importance of the role of rural women in supporting their communities.
The University of Tasmania’s Centre for Sustainable Architecture with Wood (CSAW) is pleased to announce that enrolments are now open for Second Semester entry into its Graduate Certificate in Timber (Processing and Building) course. The second semester starts July 15, 2013