Queensland’s first major CLT Installation

Posted in Commercial on 30.09.17

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Queensland’s First Major CLT Installation reduces cost and time for contractor

A 325 square metre mezzanine floor at Guardian Groups’ King Street Brisbane Early Learning Centre was built using cross-laminated timber (CLT) panels. While the client and operator of the centre will benefit from the natural and warm ambience of the exposed underside of the CLT floor, contractors have reported lower costs per square metre and a significantly reduced construction program.

George Bellas, Project Manager from Apollo Property Group, who was the principal contractor for the fit-out of this early learning centre, said “the efficiencies we gain from using CLT panel instead of concrete are significant. Both our construction program and the final cost of the installed floor are reduced by approximately 20-30% each”.

 

Read the full feature story by Wood Solutions  and Architecture and Design 

 

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