Fast Tracking CLT Case Study – Latrobe University Student Accommodation

Jun 26, 2020

Timber can increase productivity up to 50%, if prefabrication is leveraged to its fullest extent. Latrobe University Student Accommodation is an exemplar example, a 3500 cubic meters of cross laminated timber (CLT) and Glulam timber, providing over 600 new beds and new student amenities, for the universityā€™s growing Bundoora Campus. It took only 12 weeks…

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TTW COVID-19 Response

Apr 29, 2020

TTW has put in place an incident response plan dealing with the risk posed by COVID-19 to our staff, people we encounter and operations across our organisation. The plan sets out detailed preventative actions and contingency plans for the various risks on COVID-19, in line with the live advice provided by theĀ Australian Governmentā€™s Department of…

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Singapore Founders Memorial competition winner announced

Mar 17, 2020

We would like to congratulateĀ KENGO KUMA & ASSOCIATESĀ andĀ K2LD Architecture & InteriorsĀ on their winning design of the Singapore Founders Memorial competition. Singapore will soon have a place that will honour its founding generation of leaders and celebrates the ideals and values upon which Singapore is built. We partnered up with JPW and RDC architects and were…

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Celebrating women today, tomorrow

Mar 10, 2020

TTW values an equal work environment for all. We envision the future without the need for requiring a specific day to celebrate women’s achievements. We see collective action and shared ownership for driving gender parity as the keys to success. We will always embrace and celebrate the women in our lives, today and tomorrow. “An…

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NAWIC Mentor Program

Feb 25, 2020

We are excited to support Emma Buis in her involvement in the NAWIC mentoring program as a mentor again this year. Gaining so much from last year, she has encouraged three young females from TTW, Dilrukshie (Dilu) Samarakkody, Brooke Simmons and Ropalin Siahaan, to partake in the program for 2020. She believes that everyone has…

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TTW Advance contributes to the Australian Earthquake Engineering Society Conference.

Feb 14, 2020

TTW Senior Structural Analyst/Engineers Mahdi Gharib and Amir Hassanieh, with Associate Director Michael King, recently presented a technical paper at the Australian Earthquake Engineering Society Conference. This conference was held in Newcastle to mark the 30th anniversary of the devastating 1989 Newcastle earthquake. Academics and practitioners came together to discuss seismology, risk management and the…

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Low-embodied-carbon concrete

Jan 9, 2020

One of TTWā€™s sustainability strategies is reducing our low carbon footprint. TTW Associate Dr Mahdi Babaee has recently published his research on the durability of geopolymers, as low-embodied-carbon alternatives for traditional Portland cement binders, in the Concrete in Australia magazine (Dec 2019 issue). This technical paper presents a summary of Mahdiā€™s recent pioneering research on…

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Australian Engineers Declare Climate and Biodiversity Emergency

Nov 22, 2019

In September, off the back of the School Climate Strike, ā€˜Engineers Declareā€™ was launched. It is a call to action from industry leaders to work towards a sustainable future, with the aim to engage 50,000 individuals and 50+ organisations by 20th November 2019.   As one of our core values, TTW with our Sustainability Team…

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Mass Timber with Alex Zecevic

Nov 13, 2019

This month All About Architecture features TTW Timber expert, Alex Zecevic. A timber engineering enthusiast and advocate, Alex has over thirteen years experience working in both Australia and the UK ā€“ with seven of those years as a proud part of the TTW family. Passionate about mass timber and hybrid timber design, he has become…

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JPW and RDC Architects shortlisted for Stage 2 of the Singapore Foundersā€™ Memorial Design Competition

Oct 31, 2019

We have partnered up with JPW and RDC architects who have been selected as one of five shortlisted entries for the Singapore Foundersā€™ Memorial Design Competition. The International design competition included a field of 193 entries. Their unique design will be exhibited in Singapore from 4 November to 29 December. The upcoming landmark will honour…

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Big Wins at the Australian Timber Design Awards Ceremony

Oct 21, 2019

We are excited to announce that Sydney’s first multi-storey school development The Our Lady of the AssumptionĀ received the Excellence in Timber Design Award in the Public Building category. Committed to cutting-edge materials and technologies, the design team used timber throughout internal spaces extensively both as finish and structure. The additions to the school feature glulam,…

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TTW wins the Kevin Cavanagh Concrete Institute Award

Sep 18, 2019

The Anzac Memorial Centenary Project has received another two impressive accolades winning: The Kevin Cavanagh Trophy and, The Concrete Institute National Excellence Award for Commercial Buildings Project. TTW is delighted to receive recognition of the hard work and innovative results produced by the team David, Hung, Mark,Ā Rami,Ā Nemesio, JPW, Built and Precast Concrete in delivering this…

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