With the rise in population density in Australian cities, the need for a revised approach to urban sprawl has been recognised by the Australian Building Codes Board (ABCB). A change to the National Construction Code (NCC) means that timber can now be used in conjunction with pre-approved materials on mid-rise and medium-density spaces up to eight storeys. However, there are some critical questions that need to be considered before specifying structural components within medium-density projects.
To find out more about the questions to ask when specifying timber construction products, download this free whitepaper.
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