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TIMBER LIMITLESS

  • Description

VITSΠHeadquarters

In this project at Royal Leamington Spa in the UK, the construction consists of a clever combination of beech and cross laminated timber. A total of 215 m³ of BauBuche XXL beams were planned and realised as a continuous beam system. The beam lengths are up to 25 metres. 631 m³ cross laminated timber Excellent surface from HASSLACHER NORICA TIMBER were used throughout the entire project as ceiling elements as well as outer (one side birch Excellent surface) and inner wall elements (both sides birch Excellent surface).

Location

Royal Leamington Spa, Great Britain

Client

VITSΠLimited

Architect

Martin Francis, VITSŒ, Waugh Thistleton Architects

Construction period

2016 - 2017

Status

Completed

Project category

Industrial, Cross laminated timber, Glued laminated timber

Details

  • Wood species: Spruce, Beech (BauBuche), Birch (CLT)
  • Volume: 215 m³ glued laminated timber, 631 m³ cross laminated timber

Product / Solution

GLT BAUBUCHE, Cross laminated timber

Engineering

Structural Engineering: Eckersley O'Callaghan, HESS TIMBER
Building Services: Skelly & Couch