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International Timber Awards

Timber design and architecture is distinctive to site because it depend upon such things as pre-fabrication technologies, skills, working methods, climate and available material. However the versatility of timber means that it can be used to meet different requirements across Australia, and around the world.

The links below show international examples of outstanding timber design.

UK Wood Awards
The aim of The Wood Awards is to recognise and encourage outstanding design, craftsmanship and installation in joinery and structures in wood.

New Zealand Origin Timber Design Awards
The Origin ® Timber Design Awards are sponsored by Origin ® with support from the New Zealand Timber Design Society and in conjunction with the NZ Pine Manufacturers Association.

USA/Canada Wood Design Awards
The only Program to recognise and award excellence in wood architecture from the U.S. and Canada.

Industry Links
This is the homepage of the Timber Development Association (NSW) and also an online resource packed with information about different species and applications. You can also find the latest BCA requirements and other updated industry information in the Technical Bulletins section.
A project of the Forest & Wood Products Research & Development Corporation, this website is a useful resource for those teaching or learning about Timber, its properties and applications.

ecoSelect Timber
ecoSelect timber is the foremost Australian brand for sustainable hardwood timber products, sourced from sustainably managed forests. Visit the website to discover more about this brand and to locate stockists.

Australian Hardwood & Cypress Manual
This comprehensive manual is also available online. This is a great tool and reference. It can be downloaded by section or in its entirety, in pdf document format.

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