UQ Fire at the official launch of the ARC Future Timber Hub

PhD and MEng students from the Fire Safety Engineering research group were present the official launch of the ARC Future Timber Hub; Australia’s leading timber research collaboration, that brings together experts from industry, government, and academia. The Hub is  interdisciplinary partnership between The University … Continue reading UQ Fire at the official launch of the ARC Future Timber Hub

Seminar: ‘Realising Dreams with Timber Structures’

Written by Kevin Plasencia – kevin.plasencia@uq.net.au On Thursday 03 August 2017, Engineers Australia Structural College in conjunction with The University of Queensland and the Centre of Future Timber Structures (CFTS) hosted a seminar session entitled ‘Realising Dreams with Timber Structures’. Two guest speakers … Continue reading Seminar: ‘Realising Dreams with Timber Structures’

UQ Fire’s site visit of Bamboo Structures at the Woodford Folk Festival

In recent years, many engineers and architects have been looking for new options for sustainable construction, and they have seen in bamboo an excellent opportunity to meet the aspirations of the global movement towards environmental sustainability. Historically, bamboo has been … Continue reading UQ Fire’s site visit of Bamboo Structures at the Woodford Folk Festival