By Christian Schittich

"best of element Wood" brings jointly highlights from aspect approximately wooden as a cloth. in addition to a theoretical foundation, the booklet additionally bargains a accomplished part on initiatives, starting from experiments to complicated information, which supplies ample suggestion and examples of winning architectural layout utilizing wood.

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Die Deckenelemente werden so zur aussteifenden Scheibe, die als nicht brennbare Schicht die Geschosse trennt. Der Unauthenticated obtain Date | 4/17/16 11:52 AM »LCT One« ist das erste achtstöckige Gebäude, bei dem Holz in tragenden Bauteilen ungekapselt, d. h. nicht brandschutzverkleidet ist. So strukturieren die Stützen und Träger die lichtdurchfluteten Räume, die unbehandelten Holzoberflächen kontrastieren mit den Deckenpaneelen aus Stahlblech. Passgenau zwischen den Holzbalken eingesetzt, verbergen sie die Installationen und dienen als Heiz- bzw. Kühldecken. Nicht zuletzt ist auch die Nutzung des Gebäudes hybrid: Dank des Fassadenrasters von 2,70 m und großen Spannweiten sind die Etagen frei unterteilbar und eignen sich für Großraum- oder Zellenbüros ebenso wie für Wohnungen und Hotelzimmer. aspect 12/2012 Lageplan Maßstab 1:3000 Grundrisse • Schnitte Maßstab 1:400 web site plan scale 1:3000 flooring plans • Sections scale 1:400 With a peak of 26 metres and a shimmering aluminium facade, the LifeCycle Tower in Dornbirn doesn't have the common visual appeal of a wood constitution. This eight-storey trees hybrid development is the prototype of a sort of development created in interdisciplinary learn paintings. The modular process should be hired for advancements as much as 20 storeys in top and contains prefabricated facade parts and composite intermediate flooring, complemented via an in-situ concrete staircase middle with a bracing functionality. using fabrics is optimised through the hybrid type of building of the hot composite ribbed flooring in bushes and urban. the two. 70 ≈ eight. 10 m parts include an eight cm compression topping layer in bolstered concrete (which additionally serves the wishes of sound insulation and hearth safety) and 24 ≈ 28 cm laminated bushes downstand beams. Synergetic techniques also are exploited within the facade parts, which (apart from the aluminium cladding) have been prefabricated whole with glazing and columns, thereby significantly lowering the meeting time. All columns have a uniform 24 ≈ 24 cm crosssection and happen in pairs on the junctions among modules within the facade airplane, each bearing a flooring aspect. The modules are attached via metal pins on the heads of the columns, and the joints have been eventually choked with concrete. the ground parts functionality as brac- 1 2 three four 6 five 6 Eingang lobby Technik Versorgungsschacht Ausstellung Bürofläche ing slabs that shape non-combustible layers keeping apart the person storeys. The LifeCycle Tower is at the present the tallest development within which uncovered trees is used as a load-bearing a part of the development; i. e. no longer clad to supply fireplace safety. The columns and beams articulate the light-filled rooms, their untreated wood surfaces forming an enticing distinction to the sheet-steel ceiling panels, which disguise the carrier installations and act as heating/cooling soffits. The development additionally has a very likely hybrid use: because of the two. 70-metre facade grid and the massive spans, the storeys are freely divisible and will be used for open-plan and mobile place of work layouts, in addition to for dwellings and lodge rooms.

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